Past Events

Poetry Reading: Lisa Dordal and Sarah Browning

20 May 15:00 - 16:30 20 May 15:00 - 16:30 - Chicago Chicago
57th Street Books 57th Street Books
Here a bird drags its universe of feathers across the yard, and Dordal is the breath that sends them aloft like prayer. Traci Brimhall The poems in Killing Summer are empathetic...   More info

Andrea Lawlor - "Paul Takes the Form of a Mortal Girl"

22 May 18:00 - 19:00 22 May 18:00 - 19:00 - Chicago Chicago
57th Street Books 57th Street Books
I am such a fan. Andrea Lawlor’s prose is restless, muscular and playful and uncannily able to zero in on the cultural details that make the world Paul is traveling through...   More info

Book Launch: Liesl Shurtliff - "Grump"

01 Jun 18:00 - 19:00 01 Jun 18:00 - 19:00 - Chicago Chicago
57th Street Books 57th Street Books
Hilarious and heartfelt . . . Lovable Borlen’s grumpy first-person narration explores themes of belonging, friendship, and doing the right thing. Sure to please fans of reimagined...   More info

Dan Egan - "The Death and Life of the Great Lakes"

17 Jul 18:00 - 19:00 17 Jul 18:00 - 19:00 - Chicago Chicago
57th Street Books 57th Street Books
Outstanding. . . . Egan skillfully mixes science, history, and reportage to craft a compelling story. Library Journal (starred review) With narrative flair, Egan tells the story...   More info


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