Gapers Block has ceased publication.

Gapers Block published from April 22, 2003 to Jan. 1, 2016. The site will remain up in archive form. Please visit Third Coast Review, a new site by several GB alumni.
 Thank you for your readership and contributions. 


Thursday, December 1

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Vikram Chandra @ Barbara's

Vikram Chandra's latest book, Sacred Games, takes a fictional look into the Indian criminal underworld. Chandra appears tonight at Barbara's Bookstore UIC to read from and sign the new novel. 7:30pm at 1218 S. Halsted. Call 312-666-3246 for more information.

Bookslut Reading @ Hopleaf

Bookslut presents the latest in its series of monthly readings. Tonight's reading starts at 7:30 PM at the Hopleaf in Andersonville (doors open at 6:00), and features authors Neal Pollack (Alternadad), Adrienne Martini (Hillbilly Gothic), and Leigh Anne Wilson of One Good Thing. The event is free and open to the public. See the Bookslut site for full details. Hopleaf: 5148 N. Clark Street.

Readings from Other Voices @ The Book Cellar

Gina Frangello brings Other Voices magazine to life, hosting this free event with authors Barbara Croft, Thea Goodman, Emily Tedrowe and Davis Schniederman. 7pm at The Book Cellar at 4736 N. Lincoln Ave.

Chicago: Columbian Exposition 1893 @ Music Institute of Chicago

Join Rick Kogan and Music Institute of Chicago faculty for a presentation about the 1893 Columbian Exposition along with period music performances. The event starts at noon at the Nichols Concert Hall, 1490 Chicago Avenue in Evanston. For more information visit the Music Institute of Chicago's calendar.

Reversible Cables Scarf Workshop @ Chicago Tourism Center

Vicki Sayre of Loopy Yarns straightens you out about cables and leads this session on creating a reversible scarf. 6 PM. Free, but materials cost $25 and reservations are required: call 312-742-8497. 72 E Randolph. For more information, call 312-744-2400 or visit the website.



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