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The Next Chapter Can Open New Worlds — 33rd PRLF

Miscellany © Ellen Wade Beals, 2017

  Hey Chicago — This weekend is the 33rd  Printers Row Lit Fest — here’s the link to all the info.


Spring cleaning? Here’s where to donate books


Hey there Chicagoland book lovers. Is it time to make more room on your shelves? Consider donating your old books to Open Books. They have collection centers in various locations and will also come to collect your books, if you make arrangements. Open Books has two used book stores, one is in the West Loop …

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Fair season


It’s that time of year when books are celebrated.  Here are three upcoming bookfairs. Currently underway is the Evanston Literary Festival, which started May 4 and goes through May 14. Upcoming events include Zoe Zolbrod tonight at Evanston Public Library to launch the tour for her new book The Telling, just out from Curbside Splendor. …

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Go vote (and then read this)


Howdy! Hope you visited your polling place or have plans to do so today. How lucky we are to live in a country where we have a vote–don’t let it go to waste. This weekend I learned about two great literary things in Chicago. The first is Open Books, which has West Loop and Pilsen …

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