Notable Chicago: 8/2–8/8
Friday 8/2: Women & Children First hosts the Am I Man Enough storytelling show presented by Ada Cheng. Lineup includes Israel Antonio, Rogelia Lily Ibarra, Jill Millman, and Nadine Warner. 7 p.m., $5 suggested donation.
Tuesday 8/6: Volumes Bookcafe welcomes Caitlin Horrocks, author of the forthcoming novel The Vexations and Deborah Shapiro, author of The Summer Demands. 7 p.m., free.
Wednesday 8/7: Visit Women & Children First for the launch celebration of Gregg Shapiro’s two new poetry collections: More Poems About Buildings and Food and Sunshine State. 7 p.m., free.
The Book Cellar Book Club meets to discuss The Great Believers by Rebecca Makkai. Rebecca will be in attendance to discuss the book and answer any questions. 7 p.m., free.
Thursday 8/8: City Lit Books hosts a reading by David Marlett, author of American Red. 6:30 p.m., free.
Visit Women & Children First for a reading, conversation, and discussion in honor of The Most Fun We Ever Had by Claire Lombardo. Claire will be in conversation with Elizabeth Taylor. 7 p.m., free.
Christopher Boucher discusses his book, Big Giant Floating Head, in conversation with Joe Scapellato (The Made-Up Man). The Book Cellar, 7 p.m., free.
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