Notable Chicago: 9/14–9/20
Friday 9/14: Women & Children First welcomes Blanche Wiesen Cook for a reading and conversation devoted to her three-volume biography of Eleanor Roosevelt. Blanche will be joined by the founders of the bookstore to moderate the conversation. 7 p.m., free.
Mikkel Rosengaard (The Invention of Ana) and Maxim Loskutoff (Come West and See) will be at The Book Cellar to discuss their new books! 7 p.m., free.
Sunday 9/16: Don’t miss the thirty-first annual Hyde Park Children’s Book Fair! 1300 E. 57th Street, 11 a.m., free,
Monday 9/17: Essay Fiesta comes to The Book Cellar once again for an evening of Live Lit! 7 p.m., donations to 826CHI encouraged.
Tuesday 9/18: The Open Door Reading Series continues at the Poetry Foundation with readings by Hannah Gamble and her students Sonya Ellis and Melissa Blount, and Jonah Mixon-Webster and his student Avieal Jones. 7 p.m., free.
Thursday 9/20: Women & Children First celebrates the release of Night Moves by Jessica Hopper. For this event, Hopper will be interviewed by Megan Stielstra. 7 p.m., free.
Abby Geni returns to The Book Cellar to celebrate the release of her new novel The Wildlands. 7 p.m., free.
Poetry off the Shelf at The Poetry Foundation welcomes Joseph O. Legaspi, Suman Chhabra, and Duy Ba Doan. 7 p.m., free.
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