Tag: Books

A Wonderful Offer for People Who Love to Read: The Chicago Tribune's Printers Row Program

A Wonderful Offer for People Who Love to Read:  The Chicago Tribune's Printers Row Program
Six months ago, the Chicago Tribune proudly launched Printers Row, a membership program for those who love books, authors and conversations about the ideas they generate.  This Sunday, they offered readers a special eight page sample tucked inside the Sunday section (where Candid Candace’s column also appears)!  🙂 Beginning this week, they are offering even... Read more »

CHRISTIE HEFNER'S BOOK PARTY

Christie Hefner with author Barbara Bonfigli. Christie Hefner hosted a book signing party at her fabulous apartment high atop Lake Shore Drive for her friend Barbara Bonfigli.  Barbara is quite an accomplished lady who besides writing “Cafe Tempest” (her first book), she is also a lyricist and theatrical producer.  According to her bio, “she wore... Read more »

Early Birds and Bookworms

Gretchen Jordan, Shauna Montgomery, Rebecca Besser and Robin Berger. On Tuesday, May 19th, Bunky Cushing hosted the first annual “Early Birds and Bookworms,” an exclusive book signing and author breakfast to raise funds and awareness for the Jane Addams Senior Caucus (JASC). Many of Chicago’s most philanthropic got up very early to meet Charlie Scheips,... Read more »
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CHICAGOANS LOVE THEIR BOOKS!

Jimmy Greenfield, Me, Bill Adee, Amy Guth The Printer’s Row Book Fair started today and even though it rained, it didn’t dampen the spirits of our rough and tumble ChicagoNow team! Jimmy Greenfield manned the booth with Amy Guth, our books blogger, and was spreading the word about this wonderful new web site as our... Read more »