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Tuesday, June 15

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Events Wed Jul 08 2009

The Back Page Release

Quick event mention here:

Bill Ott has been Editor and Publisher of Booklist for 25 years and his Back Page column has been a great source of literary humor, anecdotes, stories, quizzes and much more. Those columns have been compiled into a book, aptly titled The Back Page, and on Sunday there will be a release party celebrating Ott's work. The party is free from 5pm-7pm at Pritzker Park, just north of the Harold Washington Library at State and Van Buren. You'll get to see Ott interviewed by Frank Sennett, Editor-in-Chief of Time Out Chicago, and he'll also sign copies of his book which will be available for purchase at the party at a discounted price. It'll be a great way to celebrate both the book's release and bibliophilia in general.

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