Friday, January 29, 6:00 PM.
Meet Jarrett J. Krosoczka, the bestselling author/illustrator behind more than forty books for young readers, including his wildly popular Lunch Lady series. Most recently, he has found acclaim with his memoir Hey, Kiddo, about growing up in a family grappling with addiction and finding the art that helps you survive.
Friday, January 29, 1:45 PM.
Meet Jarrett J. Krosoczka, author of Hey, Kiddo, a graphic memoir of his father's disappearance, his mother's addiction, his life with his grandparents and how art saved his life. Hey, Kiddo is a powerful book that also happens to be a National Book Award Finalist, the 2019 Harvey Awards Book of the Year, and one of Chicago Public Library's Best Books of 2018.
Sunday, January 24, 2:00 PM.
With its searing and original voice, unforgettable characters, and vivid depiction of 1970s Texas, Elizabeth Wetmore'sValentine is one of the strongest debuts to emerge in years.
Join us on Zoom at https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82134111145 or by calling 312-626-6799. Meeting ID: 821 3411 1145.
Saturday, March 21, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM.
Meet Sven, get a photo or an autograph, and then, after a break, continue the fun with screenings of Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein and Bride of Frankenstein...
Sunday, October 13, 2019, 2:00 - 4:00 PM.
Bestselling author Sonali Dev uses her insights into Indian culture to conjure up Bollywood-style love stories that explore issues faced by women around the world while still indulging her faith in the idea of a happily-ever-after.
A Conversation with Lori Rader-Day
Sunday, October 14, 2018, 2:00 – 4:00 PM
Award-winning author Lori Rader-Day’s newest novel, Under a Dark Sky is a psychological thriller set in a dark sky stargazing park near Mackinac Island where recent widow …Read More
A Conversation with Author Augustus Rose
Sunday, February 04, 2018, 2:00 – 4:00 PM
Join author Augustus Rose for a discussion of his obsessions: cults, subcultures, urban exploration, speculative science, metaphysics, alchemy, conspiracy theories, underground art movements, and the artist …Read More
A Conversation with True Crime Writers Ted Gregory & Adam Selzer
Sunday, October 29, 2017, 2:00 – 4:00 PM
Ted Gregory is a Pulitzer Prize–winning reporter and author of Mary Jane’s Ghost: The Legacy of a Murder in Small Town …Read More
A Conversation with Stuart Dybek
Saturday May 20, 2017. 2:00 – 3:00 pm
Raised on the South Side within a family of Polish immigrants, poet and short fiction writer Stuart Dybek has become one of Chicago’s finest voices. Using dreams,
A Conversation with Mystery Writer Sharon Fiffer
Sunday, October 2nd, 2016. 2:00 – 3:00 pm
Meet Sharon Fiffer, the author of eight mysteries starring Jane Wheel. Recently laid off, separated, and heading for a midlife crisis, Jane is trying to …Read More
A Conversation with Molly Wizenberg
Sunday, February 21st, 2016. 2:00 – 3:00 pm
2015 James Beard Award winner, Molly Wizenberg is the voice behind the Spilled Milk podcast and Orangette, named the best food blog in the world by …Read More