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  • Recommended events

    Saturday Duriel Harris and Nick Demske will be the featured readers during the Myopic Poetry Series at 7 p.m. at Myopic Books, 1564 N. Milwaukee Ave.; free. Sunday James Twomey of Book Restoration Co. and Russ Maki of Graphic Conservation Co. will...
  • Food calendar

    Food calendar
    Best bet: Secrets of a famous chef Grant Achatz, chef/co-owner of Alinea, and co-owner Nick Kokonas, in conversation with Eric Ferguson, discuss and sign their new book, "Life, On the Line: A Chef's Story of Chasing Greatness, Facing Death and Redefining...
  • First work of fantasy for One Book, One Chicago

    Neil Gaiman’s “Neverwhere,” will be the 20th book for the Chicago Public Library’s ongoing One Book, One Chicago program, Mayor Richard M. Daley announced this morning at the Harold Washington Library. “Neverwhere” is...
  • Daley defends ex-top cop, denies morale is poor

    Jody Weis stepped down as police superintendent to pursue job opportunities, not because he wasn't granted a short-term contract to stay in the job until Rahm Emanuel takes office, Mayor Richard Daley said today. The lack of a contract extension "didn'...
  • Joyce Carol Oates at Tribune's Author Talks

    Joyce Carol Oates at Tribune's Author Talks
    The universally acclaimed Joyce Carol Oates returns to Chicago on the heels of "A Widow's Story" (Harper Collins, publication date: Feb. 15). The author's poignant, intimate memoir about the unexpected death of Raymond Smith, her husband of forty-six...
  • 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.;...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Ivan Brunetti and others we're looking forward to at Printers Row Lit Fest 2011

    Ivan Brunetti and others we're looking forward to at Printers Row Lit Fest 2011
    Just like you, we're looking forward to next week's Printer's Row Lit Fest. Lifestyle/Books editor Pam Becker asked our colleagues which Lit Fest events they were looking forward to. Here's classical music critic John von Rhein's pick: "On Saturday, I&...
  • 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...
  • Insider tips for Saturday's Lit Fest

    It's here! The 27th annual Printers Row Lit Fest begins today, with daytime programming from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Lit After Dark from 5:30 p.m.-9 p.m. Before you hit the highway or head out for the el, here are some insider tips to make sure you have a...