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  • What to see at Printers Row Lit Fest

    What to see at Printers Row Lit Fest
    Sunday Memoir writing: How do you turn a life story into something more than a slog through boring facts? Perhaps Carol LaChapelle has an answer. 11 a.m., University Center/Multimedia Room — Judy Hevrdejs, reporter Tavern recipes: Susan and Drew...
  • Chicagoland literary events: June 25 - July 1

    Saturday Arthur Plotnik will sign and discuss his book "Better Than Great: A Plenitudinous Compendium of Wallopingly Fresh Superlatives" at 12:15 p.m. in the Chicago Authors Room at the Harold Washington Library Center, 400 S. State St.; free. The...
  • Larson's kind of town

    Larson's kind of town
    Chicago has been very good to Erik Larson, even though it greeted his latest visit with a nasty rain and temperatures more common to November than to mid-May, which was why we were talking in the bar of his downtown hotel rather than wandering city...
  • Fast Lit Fest facts

    FAQs Q: Where is Printers Row Lit Fest? A: Printers Row Lit Fest is in historic Printers Row, on and around the area of Dearborn Street, from Harrison to Polk streets in Chicago. Q: How do I get tickets? A: All events are free, but those in the Harold...
  • Highlights from Printers Row Lit Fest

    Highlights from Printers Row Lit Fest
    Authors, book lovers and a group of 203 spontaneous dancers helped celebrate the written word in all its forms Saturday and Sunday at this year's Chicago Tribune Printer's Row Lit Fest. Approximately 250 authors participated in more than 100 free...
  • For the love of words

    For the love of words
    On Sunday afternoon at Printers Row Lit Fest, away from the crowds strolling through aisles of used books or the ruckus of tots being entertained at the Lil' Lit Park Neverland, Richard Ford took to the stage in the Harold Washington Library Center and...
  • Chicagoland literary events: July 23 - 29

    Saturday Poets Dave Landsberger and Kathleen Rooney will write impromptu poems on any topic 2-5 p.m. and 6-9 p.m. in the Chamber of Commerce booth at Wicker Park Fest, Milwaukee and North avenues; $5 suggested donation will benefit 826CHI. Sunday...
  • Chicagoland literary events: April 30 - May 6

    Saturday Nikki Giovanni will read her work as part of the Chicago Public Library's PoetryFest and the Poetry Foundation's Poetry Off the Shelf series at 2 p.m. in the Cindy Pritzker Auditorium at the Harold Washington Library Center, 400 S. State St.;...
  • Chicago libraries now closed on Mondays

    Chicago libraries now closed on Mondays
    The city’s branch libraries will be closed all day on most Mondays instead of being closed during the morning on most Mondays and Fridays as Mayor Rahm Emanuel originally envisioned. The change in plans, quietly announced this week, is the result...
  • Printers Row Lit Fest: highlights from Rick Kogan

    Printers Row Lit Fest: highlights from Rick Kogan
    It's easy to interview living authors, and I have three such people lined up at Saturday's Lit Fest: Jonathan Eig, author most recently of "Get Capone"; Barbara Ehrenreich, author of more than 20 books, including the best-seller "Nickel and Dimed"; and...
  • Chicago libraries to close all day most Mondays

    Chicago libraries to close all day most Mondays
    Chicago's branch libraries will be closed all day on most Mondays instead of being closed during the morning on most Mondays and Fridays, as Mayor Rahm Emanuel originally envisioned. The change in plans, quietly announced this week, is the result of a...