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Events Wed Jun 03 2009

Book It! Sports At The Lit Fest

Following the lead of our Gapers Block cohorts over in Book Club, we'd like to give a heads up on a few books and authors Tailgate sports readers might be interested in during this weekend's Printer's Row Lit Fest. Hey, it is legal to do more than just WATCH sports, you know?

Saturday

Harold Washington Library Multi-purpose Room
1 p.m. "Cubbie Blues"

James Finn Garner, James McArdle, Sara Paretsky, Stuart Shea and Gary moore discuss the new book that documents 100 years of Cub fan frustration (which is becoming a cottage industry). Donald Evans will moderate.

Hotel Blake, Burnham Room
1 p.m. "The Chicago Sports Reader"

Gerald Gems and Steven Reiss, co-editors of "The Chicago Sports Reader: 100 Years of Sports In the Windy City", in a conversation with Tom Lynch.

Sunday

University Center Park/Fountain Rooms
1 p.m. Sporting Lives

Sports writers Melissa Isaacson, Jonathan Eig and Gary Andrew Poole discuss their craft in a conversation with Dan McGrath.

More details and location information can be found at the Printer's Row Lit Fest website.

 
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