Notable Chicago: 8/31–9/6
Friday 8/31: Head to City Lit Books for a reading and conversation with James R. Gapinski, author of Edge of the Known Bus Line, and Maryse Meijer. 6:30 p.m., free.
Visit Women & Children First for an interactive discussion led by Angela Kenyatta, author of And Whose Life Are You Living Anyway?. 7 p.m., free.
TallGrass Writers are back at The Book Cellar to present “Autumn Memories.” 7 p.m., free.
Tuesday 9/4: Visit 57th Street Books for a poetry reading with Tara Skurtu, author of The Amoeba Game, and Faisal Mohyuddin, author of The Displaced Children of Displaced Children. 6 p.m., free.
Women & Children First hosts the launch celebration for The Wildlands by Abby Geni. Abby will be in conversation with Frances de Pontes Peebles. 7 p.m., free.
Wednesday 9/5: The Seminary Co-op Bookstore hosts a reading and discussion with Dawn Raffel, author of The Strange Case of Dr. Couney, and Stuart Dybek, author of Ecstatic Cahoots and Paper Lantern. 6 p.m., free.
R. O. Kwon discusses her debut novel The Incendiaries with Rebecca Makkai. Women & Children First, 7 p.m., free.
Thursday 9/6: Volumes Bookcafe hosts Deep Dish, its quarterly SciFi and Fantasy reading series. Writers include David D. Levine, Mary Robinette Kowal, Mary Anne Mohanraj, Chris Bauer, and more. 7 p.m., free.
Head back to Women & Children First for the launch celebration for Where the Millennials Will Take Us by Barbara J. Risman. 7 p.m., free.
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