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OCT. 5

• Brandon Crouch and Frank Corrigan will discuss and sign “Notre Dame Beats Miami featuring Theo adn Eddie J,” 3 p.m. at Hammes Notre Dame Bookstore, 224 S. Michigan.

• Time magazine editors Jim Frederick and Charlotte Greensit will discuss their books and adventures, 6:30 p.m. at Libertyville Civic Center, 135 W. Church St., Libertyville. To register: (847) 362-2330; webres.cooklib.org.

• Tabinda Bashir, Mary Hanford Bruce, Renny Golden, Susanne Lang, Yolanda Nieves and Christine Swanberg will read from their contributions to “Jane’s Stories IV: Bridges and Borders,” 7 p.m. at Women & Children First, 5233 N. Clark.

• Kelly O’Connor McNees will discuss and sign “In Need of a Good Wife,” 7 p.m. atLake Forest Book Store, 680 N. Western Ave., Lake Forest.

• Brandon Crouch and Frank Corrigan will discuss and sign “Notre Dame Beats Miami featuring Theo adn Eddie J,” 7 p.m. at Hammes Notre Dame “Traveling” Bookstore, JW Marriott, 151 W. Adams.

• Snoozapalooza honors the 50th anniversary of Dr. Seuss’ “Sleep Book,” 7 p.m. at Anderson’s Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville. Kids are encouraged to come in their pajamas for a special story time event.

• Ann Durkin Keating will discuss and sign “Rising From Indian Country,” 7 p.m. at Anderson’s Two Doors East, 111 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville.

OCT. 6

• Margaret Hermes will discuss and sign “Relative Strangers,” 11:30 a.m. at the Bookmarket, Glen Town Center, 2651 Navy Blvd., Glenview.

• Brandon Crouch and Frank Corrigan will discuss and sign “Notre Dame Beats Miami featuring Theo adn Eddie J,” noon at Hammes Notre Dame Bookstore, 224 S. Michigan.

• Bonnie Blue will discuss and sign “Emmett Till’s Secret Witness: FBI Confidential Source Speaks,” 1:30 p.m. at the Woodson Regional Library, 9525 S. Halsted.

• Jeffrey Brown will be on hand with his new book, “Darth Vader and Son,” during Star Wars Reads Day, where guests will meet costumed characters and particiapate in other “Star Wars”-related activities, 2 p.m. at Anderson’s Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville.

OCT. 7

• “Poetry on Stage,” featuring Harriet Monroe & the Modernists, 3 p.m. at the Poetry Foundation, 61 W. Superior. Tickets are free, available at monroeandmodernists.eventbrite.com; or call (312) 787-7070.

• “Julia Jubilee,” in honor of Julia Child’s 100th birthday, features Terry Burson and Patricia Barey discussing and signing “Julia’s Cats,” 5 p.m. at Women & Children First, 5233 N. Clark.

OCT. 8

• Amelia Gray will read from and discuss her debut novel, “Threats,” 5 p.m. in Roosevelt University’s Gage Gallery, 18 S. Michigan.

• “Poetry on Stage,” featuring Harriet Monroe & the Modernists, 7 p.m. at the Poetry Foundation, 61 W. Superior. Tickets are free, available at monroeandmodernists.eventbrite.com; or call (312) 787-7070.

• Children’s author Marla Frazee will discuss and sign “Boot and Shoe, 7 p.m. at Anderson’s Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville.

• Murder 101 mystery series author Maggie Barbieri will headline the “Night Reads” program, 7 p.m. at the Oak Lawn Public Library, 9427 S. Raymond Ave., Oak Lawn.

• Luis’s Salon: Writers Railroad, featuring author Luis Albeto Urrea in discussion with Debra Dean (“The Madonnas of Leningrad,” “The Mirrored World”), 7 p.m. at Anderson’s Two Doors East, 111 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville.

OCT. 9

• David Rich will discuss and sign “Caravan of Thieves,” 7 p.m. at the Book Stall at Chestnut Court, 811 Elm St., Winnetka.

• Jasper Fforde will discuss and sign “The Woman Who Died A Lot,” 7 p.m. at Meiley-Swallow Hall, 31 S. Ellsworth, Naperville. Buy the book at Anderson’s (123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville) to receive admission ticket. Companion tickets, $10.

• Will Schwalbe will discuss and sign “The End of Your Life Book Club,” 7 p.m. at Anderson’s Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville.

OCT. 10

• Dennis Lehane will discuss and sign “Live By Night,” 6 p.m. in the Winter Garden Room at the Harold Washington Library Center, 400 S. State.

• Aleksandar Hemon, contributor to “Object Lessons: The Paris Review Presents the Art of the Short Story,” will read from the book, 7 p.m. at the Book Cellar, 4736 N. Lincoln.

• Erin Morgenstern wil discuss and sign “The Night Circus,” 7 p.m. at Anderson’s Two Doors East, 111 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville.

• Cory Doctorow will discuss and sign “Pirate Cinema,” 7 p.m. at Anderson’s Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville.

OCT. 11

• Dennis Lehane will discuss and sign “Live by Night,” 7 p.m. at Pfeiffer Hall, 310 E. Benton Ave., Naperville. Buy the book at Anderson’s (123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville) to receive admission ticket. Companion tickets, $10.

• Susan Hahn will discuss and sign “The Six Granddaughters of Cecil Slaughter,” 7 p.m. at the Book Stall at Chestnut Court, 811 Main St., Winnetka.

• Authors Mitch Albom, Deepak Chopra, Jeff Lieberman, Rudy Tanzi and Lisa Neimi Swayze will participate in a panel discussion — “Meaning of Life” for Chicago Ideas Week — and sign books, 7 p.m. at the Oriental Theatre, 24 W. Randolph.

• Carlos Andres Gomez will discuss and sign “Man Up: Cracking the Code of Modern Manhood,” 7 p.m. at Anderson’s Two Doors East, 111 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville.

• Annie Barrows will discuss and sign “Ivy & Bean Make the Rules,” 7 p.m. at Anderson’s Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville.

• D.T. Max will discuss and sign “Every Love Story is a Ghost Story: A Life of David Foster Wallace,” 7 p.m. at the Book Cellar, 4736 N. Lincoln.

• Margaret Hermes will discuss and sign “Relative Strangers,” 7:30 p.m. at Women & Children First, 5233 N. Clark.

• Cory Doctorow will discuss and sign “Pirate Cinema,” 7 p.m. at the Evanston Public Library, Community Meeting Room, 1703 Orrington Ave., Evanston.

OCT. 12

• “Translating Poetry: Reading & Conversations,” featuring Patrizia Cavalli, Geoffrey Brock, Clare Cavanagh and Adam Zagajewski, 7 p.m. at the Poetry Foundation, 61 W. Superior.

• Emma McLaughlin & Nicole Kraus will discuss and sign “Over You,” 7 p.m. at Anderson’s Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville.

• Snoozapalooza: In honor of the 50th anniversary of “Dr. Seuss’s Sleep Book,” children are encouraged to come in their PJs for a special storytime and event night, 7 p.m. at Anderson’s Bookshop, 5112 Main St., Downers Grove.

OCT. 13

• Darlene Clark Hine will discuss and sign “The Chicago Black Renaissance,” noon at the Woodson Regional Library, 9525 S. Halsted.

OCT. 13-14

• “Open House Chicago,” features a behind-the-scenes glimpse at the making of Poetry magazine, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Poetry Foundation, 61 W. Superior.

OCT. 14

• Kenneth N. Green will discuss and sign “I’m From Division Street,” 10 a.m. at North Suburban Synagogue Beth El, 1175 Sheridan Rd., Highland Park. Information: (847) 432-8900.

• Neal Shusterman will discuss and sign “Unwholly,” 2 p.m. at Anderson’s Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville.

• Kenneth N. Green will discuss and sign “I’m From Division Street,” 4 p.m. at Dover Straits Restaurant, 890 E. US Hwy. 45, Mundelein. Cost: $18 for dinner following theprogram. Call (847) 205-1900 or email northshore@hadassah.org.

• John Hodgman (“That Is All”) in conversation with Peter Sagal, 5 p.m. at Cahn Auditorium, 5 p.m. in Cahn Auditorium, 600 Emerson St., Evanston.

OCT. 15

• Jenny McCarthy will discuss and sign “Bad Habits,” 7 p.m. at Wentz Concert Hall at North Central College, 171 E. Chicago Ave., Naperville. Tickets (required) available with book purchase from Anderson’s 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville.

• Eric Greitens will discuss and sign “The Warrior’s Heart: Becoming a Man of Compassion and Courage,” 7 p.m. at Anderson’s Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville.

• Rebecca Stead will discuss and sign “When You Reach Me,” 7 p.m. at Anderson’s Bookshop, 5112 Main St., Downers Grove.

OCT. 16

• Kenneth N. Green will discuss and sign “I’m From Division Street,” 2 p.m. at Indian Trails Library District, 355 Schoenbeck Rd., Wheeling.

• Paul Rusesabagina will discuss “An Ordinary Man” with “Worldview” host Jerome McDonnell, 6 p.m. in the Cindy Pritzker Auditorium at the Harold Washington Library Center, 400 S. State.

• Terry Pratchett will discuss and sign “Dodger 7 p.m. at Pfeiffer Hall at North Central College, 310 E. Benton Ave., Naperville. Tickets (required) with book purchase from Anderson’s Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville.

• Heidi Roemer and other contributors will read from “And the Crowd Goes Wild: A Global Gathering of Sports Poems,” 7 p.m. at Anderson’s Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville.

OCT. 17

• Poets CM Burroughs and Roger Reeves will read from their works, 5:30 p.m. at Stage Two, 618 S. Michigan, Second Floor.

• Adam McOmber will discuss and sign “The White Forest,” 7 p.m. at the Book Cellar, 4736 N. Lincoln.

• Kelly O’Connor McNees will discuss and sign “In Need of a Good Wife,” 7 p.m. at the Book Cellar, 4736 N. Lincoln.

• David Finch, along with his wife, Kristen, will discuss his memoir, “The Journal of Best Practices,” 7 p.m. at Anderson’s Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville.

• Sylvia Ewing will discuss and sign “Comfort & Joy: Stories of Hope, Meditations for Happiness,” 7:30 p.m. at Women & Children First, 5233 N. Clark.

OCT. 18

• Carrie Goldman will discuss and sign “Bullied,” 4 p.m. at Barnes & Noble, 55 Old Orchard Center, Skokie.

• Nobel Prize-winning poet Seamus Heaney will give the 2012 Poetry Day reading, 6 p.m. in the Rubloff Auditorium at the Art Institute of Chicago (enter only at Modern Wing, 159 E. Monroe). Free admission with ticket, available at seamusheaney.eventbrite.com; or call (312) 787-7070.

• Don Delillo (“The Angel Esmerelda”) will appear in conversation with Donna Seaman, 6 p.m. in the Cindy Pritzker Auditorium at the Harold Washington Library Center, 400 S. State.

• Kelly O’Connor McNees will discuss and sign “In Need of a Good Wife,” 7 p.m. at The Bookstore, 475 Main St., Glen Ellyn.

• Matthew Cody will discuss and sign “Super,” 7 p.m. at Anderson’s Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville.

OCT. 19

• Jon Klassen will discuss and sign “This is Not My Hat,” 7 p.m. at Anderson’s Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville.

OCT. 20

• Jackie Christiansen and Diane Meyer Christiansen will discuss and sign “Jackie’s Journal,” 10 a.m. at Barnes & Noble, 55 Old Orchard Center, Skokie.

• Jon Klassen will discuss and sign “This Is Not My Hat,” 1 p.m. at Barnes & Noble, 55 Old Orchard Center, Skokie.

• Candace Fleming and Eric Rohmann will discuss and sign “Oh No!” at 2 p.m. at Anderson’s Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville.

• Simon Winchester will discuss and sign “Skulls: An Exploration of Alan Dudley’s Curious Collection,” 6 p.m. in the Cindy Pritzker Auditorium at the Harold Washington Library Center, 400 S. State.

• Sappho’s Salon featuring Kelli Dunham and Sheree Greet, 7:30 p.m. at Women & Children First, 5233 N. Clark.

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