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Wednesday, September 27

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Tonight! Richard Flanagan discusses Man-Booker-Prize The Narrow Road to the Deep North at Seminary Co-Op Bookstore, 6:30 p.m.

Saturday! Bookamania! Harold Washington Library will be home to a children's book festival that includes storytelling, music and appearances by children's book authors and illustrators, 11 a.m. and 3 p.m.

Saturday! Logan Square's City Lit Books hosts author Lisa Doyle as she reads from her debut novel, Milked, 5 p.m.

Saturday! Make your way to the Book Cellar for a night of poetry, featuring readings by Kate Gale, Ron Koertge and William Trowbridge, 7 p.m.

Saturday! Catch another week of live lit show You're Being Ridiculous at Mary's Attic, featuring performers Jim Bennett, Margaret Dunn, Dennis Frymire, Jonathan Mayo, Jeremy Owens, JH Palmer and Stephanie Sack 7:30 p.m.

Sunday! Take it easy. Happy Thanks-Week!

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