Chicago bookstore spotlight for Monday, February 17-Sunday, February 23, 2020

Following is this week's Bookstore Spotlight. Please confirm all details before leaving home!

 

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 17

bookstore-events-4-bumpThe Seminary Co-Op, 6:00 p.m. Gabriel Bump discusses his new book Everywhere You Don't Belong, a coming-of-age on Chicago’s South Side. Discussion, Q&A and signing.

 

 

 

 

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 18

bookstore-events-4-morrisonToni Morrison Birthday Tribute at Front Porch Arts Center, 6:30 p.m. Attendees are invited to bring a short reading from their favorite Toni Morrison work. Reading, cake, and dancing.

 

 

 

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 19

bookstore-events-4-sallyThe Book Stall, 6:30 p.m. Sally Lou Oaks Loveman was the audience producer for the Oprah Show. Her new book is Speak: Love Your Story, Your Audience is Waiting. The author calls it a "teaching memoir."

 

 

 

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 20

bookstore-events-4-welcomeThe Book Cellar, 7:00 p.m. Deborah Cohan discusses her new memoir Welcome to Wherever We Are. “How do you go about caregiving for an ill and elderly parent with a lifelong history of abuse and control, intertwined with expressions of intense love and adoration? How do you reconcile the resulting ambivalence, fear, and anger?”

 

 

 

 

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 21

bookstore-events-4-hollerWomen & Children First, 7:00 p.m. CPS teacher Greg Michie reads from his new book Holler If You Hear Me, a new comic edition of his bestselling memoir. He will be joined by Bill Ayers and contributing artists.

 

 

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 22

bookstore-events-4-stickAnderson’s Bookshops, 8:00 a.m. Anderson’s 18th Annual Children's Literature Breakfast will take place at Bobak’s in Woodbridge. Speakers, authors, goody bags and more! Follow link for all details

 

Volumes Bookcafe, 10:00 a.m. Babble Bot Storytime with author and toddler dad Bennett Dixon. Babble Bot is "a picture book about a baby and a daddy who can't understand one another until a toy robot steps in to translate."

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SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 23

bookstore-events-4-conan-doyleThe Book Stall, 10:00 a.m. Margalit Fox appears at Temple Beth Israel's Sunday Morning Seminar to discuss her book Conan Doyle for the Defense: The True Story of a Sensational British Murder, a Quest for Justice, and the World’s Most Famous Detective Writer.

 

 

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