Jennifer Stoever - "The Sonic Color Line" - Tara Betts

27 Jan 18:00 - 19:30 27 Jan 18:00 - 19:30 - Chicago Chicago
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Jennifer Stoever discusses her new novel The Sonic Color Line: Race and the Cultural Politics of Listening. She will be joined in conversation by Tara Betts. At 57th Street Books...   More info

Samira Ahmed - "Love, Hate, and Other Filters"

03 Feb 15:00 - 16:30 03 Feb 15:00 - 16:30 - Chicago Chicago
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A heartbreakingly beautiful debut that weaves together the rush of new love, the shock of old hatred, the pressure of protective parents and the culture clash between generations...   More info

David L. Carlson & Landis Blair - "The Hunting Accident"

04 Feb 15:00 - 16:30 04 Feb 15:00 - 16:30 - Chicago Chicago
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Author David L. Carlson and Illustrator Landis Blair discuss The Hunting Accident: A True Story of Crime and Poetry. They will be joined in conversation by Bill Ayers and Charlie...   More info

Gail Lukasik - "White Like Her"

08 Feb 18:00 - 19:30 08 Feb 18:00 - 19:30 - Chicago Chicago
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Lukasik, bravely and eloquently, writes with a researcher's eye and a daughter’s heart. In righting her own history, Lukasik graciously affords us the opportunity to right out own...   More info

Storytime with Author/Illustrator Jay Fleck - "Tilly & Tank"

10 Feb 10:30 - 12:00 10 Feb 10:30 - 12:00 - Chicago Chicago
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An endearing picture-book debut about tolerance and the assumption of enmity instead of friendship. Kirkus Reviews Jay Fleck reads Tilly and Tank At 57th Street Books About...   More info

Gloria Chao - "American Panda" - Susan Blumberg Kason

10 Feb 15:00 - 16:30 10 Feb 15:00 - 16:30 - Chicago Chicago
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Gloria Chao discusses her book American Panda. She will be joined in conversation by Susan Blumberg-Kason. At 57th Street Books. About the book: An incisive, laugh-out-loud...   More info

Emily Ecton - "The Ambrose Deception"

11 Feb 15:00 - 16:30 11 Feb 15:00 - 16:30 - Chicago Chicago
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Emily Ecton writes stories that feel like good friends this is a timelessly fun, funny adventure. Adam Rex, author of The True Meaning of Smekday Emily Ecton discusses her new...   More info

Jo Walton - "Starlings" - Ada Palmer

12 Feb 18:00 - 19:30 12 Feb 18:00 - 19:30 - Chicago Chicago
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Exquisitely written feats of imagination, each one leaving an impression long after it’s done. Kelley Armstrong, author of Rituals and Led Astray This collection of fiction and...   More info

FRESH Ayers: Stephanie Urdang - "Mapping My Way Home"

24 Feb 15:00 - 16:30 24 Feb 15:00 - 16:30 - Chicago Chicago
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I love Stephanie Urdang’s writing. She brought me right in from the first chapter. She makes nonfiction feel like the kind of fictional novel I don’t want to put down. Ellen...   More info

Adam Winkler - "We The Corporations"

05 Mar 18:00 - 19:30 05 Mar 18:00 - 19:30 - Chicago Chicago
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Adam Winkler discusses We The Corporations: How American Businesses Won Their Civil Rights. At 57th Street Books About the book: When the Supreme Court ruled in favor of...   More info

Closing the Book of the Dead

27 Mar 18:00 - 19:30 27 Mar 18:00 - 19:30 - Chicago Chicago
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Foy Scalf discusses the Role of Birds in Ancient Egypt. He will be introduced by Samantha Clark. As time permits, local writers will read short works inspired by The Book of the...   More info

Wendy Mogel - "Voice Lessons for Parents"

19 Apr 18:00 - 19:30 19 Apr 18:00 - 19:30 - Chicago Chicago
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In this intelligent and useful book, Wendy Mogel explains how the tenor of your remarks may make as much difference as their content. In accessible terms, she shows how minor...   More info

Jodie Hollander - "My Dark Horses" - Chris Green

25 Apr 18:00 - 19:30 25 Apr 18:00 - 19:30 - Chicago Chicago
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Jodie Hollander reads and discusses My Dark Horses. She will be joined in conversation by Chris Green. At 57th Street Books About the book: Set against the charms and...   More info

The Madness Machine Tour: Franny Choi & sam sax

30 Apr 18:00 - 19:30 30 Apr 18:00 - 19:30 - Chicago Chicago
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Franny Choi and sam sax discuss their latest collections, Death by Sex Machine and Madness At 57th Street Books About Death by Sex Machine : To be clear, Franny Choi’s poetry...   More info

Poetry Reading: Lisa Dordal and Sarah Browning

20 May 15:00 - 16:30 20 May 15:00 - 16:30 - Chicago Chicago
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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


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