Bookstore ticket alert! N.K. Jemisin comes to Wilson Abbey on March 31 to discuss her new novel The City We Became. Sponsored by Women & Children First. Reservation info here.
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 3
American Writers Museum, 1:30 p.m., 4:00 p.m. The museum gives Frederick Douglass tours twice a day throughout Black History Month.
The Book Stall, Winnetka, 7:00 p.m. John Carreyou discusses his book Bad Blood: Secrets & Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup, just out in paperback. Site says this event is sold out, but I think it's always worth calling
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 4
Booked, Evanston, 11:30 a.m. Story time for little ones ages 0-2. Siblings are welcome. This wonderful kids’ bookstore has story times throughout the week.
Comedy After Dark at The Book Stall, Winnetka, 7:00 p.m. Producer and MC Richard Laible, headliner Dr. Bill Miller, and featuring Seth Davis and Sonal Aggarwal.
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 5
The Seminary Co-Op, 6:00 p.m. Photographer Lee Bey discusses his new book Southern Exposure: The Overlooked Architecture of Chicago's South Side. A Q&A and signing will follow the discussion.
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 6
The Book Bin, Northbrook, 7:00 p.m. Book group discussion of The Great Unknown by Kristin Hannah. Discussion led by Sheila Wasson.
Women & Children First, 7:00 p.m. Author Conversation: Dr. Alexandra Solomon and Gigi Engle in discussion. Gigi Engle’s new book is All the F*cking Mistakes: A Guide to Sex, Love, and Life and Dr. Solomon has just published Taking Sexy Back.
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 7
57th Street Books, 6:00 p.m. Xandria Phillips and Raych Jackson discuss their debut poetry collections, Hull and Even The Saints Audition. A Q&A and signing follows.
Booked, Evanston, 6:00 p.m. Fun and food with the Cookbooked Club based on United Tastes of America: An Atlas of Food, Facts & Recipes from Every State.
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 8
The Book Cellar, 3:00 p.m. This book launch for Michael Zapata's The Lost Book of Adana Moreau takes place at The Hideout. (I am so curious about the cover!)
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 9
Women & Children First, 4:00 p.m. Trans Ally Workshop led by Chicago Therapy Collective
Centuries and Sleuths, Forest Park, 2:00 p.m. Meeting of the Chicago Dickens's Fellowship and a celebration of Charles Dickens’ 208th birthday.
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