Visit Volumes Bookcafe to hear Michael Berube read from Life as Jamie Knows It: An Exceptional Child Grows Up. 7 p.m., free.
Tuesday 1/8: Samira Ahmed presents Love, Hate, & Other Filters, her critically acclaimed YA debut in which a Muslim teen copes with Islamophobia, cultural divides among peers and parents, and the perceptions of American identity. American Writers Museum, 6:30 p.m., $12 general/$6 member guests/free for members. Tickets available here.
Don’t miss Pour One Out: A Monthly Storytelling Series, curated and hosted by Ada Cheng. This month’s theme is “The Space in Between,” and will feature Ines Bellina, Molly Brennan, Mack Dihle, Jonathan Euseppi, Keisa Reynolds, Chhun Singha, Tony Ho Tran, and Nancy Wai. Volumes Bookcafe, 7 p.m., free.
Thursday 1/10: Angalia Bianca will discuss In Deep: How I Survived Gangs, Heroin, and Prison to Become a Chicago Violence Interrupter. She will be joined by co-author Linda Beckstrom. Women & Children First, 7 p.m., free.
The Tangelo Reading Series continues with readings by Leila Register, Matt Pelkey, Sarah Coogan, and Lindsay Hunter. 2451 S Oakley Ave, 7 p.m., free.
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