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Kick off December with a weekend of litererriment!

Tonight! The Interview Show returns to the Hideout with a lineup that includes local author Jonathan Eig in a discussion of his new book, The Birth of the Pill, 6:30 p.m.

Tonight! Seminary Co-op Bookstore takes a recess from adult lit to present a panel of children's book illustrators, 6:30 p.m.

Saturday! The Chicago Book Expo pops up for its third year of book sales, featured speakers, and lit slams at Columbia College Chicago 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Sunday! Author Hunter Sharpless performs and reads from his debut memoir at City Lit Books, 2 p.m.

Sunday! Secret Sunday Salon returns to 209 W. Lake St. for music, lit, dance and any other merriment readily at hand, 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.

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