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FEB. 22

• Children’s book illustrator Ed Young will conduct a lecture titled “The House Baba Built,” followed by a book signing, 6 p.m. in the Bluhm Lecture Hall, Parmer Hall Room 108 on the campus of Dominican University, 7900 W. Division St., River Forest.

FEB. 23

• John Madormo will discuss and sign “The Camp Phoenix Caper: Book 2,” 2 p.m. at Anderson’s Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville.

FEB. 25

• Michael Hainey will discuss “After Visiting Friends” with Bill Savage of Northwestern University, 6 p.m. in the Cindy Pritzker Auditorium at the Harold Washington Library Center, 400 S. State.

• Jo Becker will discuss and sign “Campaigning For Justice: Human Rights Advocacy in Practice,” 7:30 p.m. at Women & Children First, 5233 N. Clark.

FEB. 26

• Three Young Adult authors — Megan Miranda (“Hysteria”), Yelena Black (“Dance of Shadows”) and Robin Benway (“Also Known As”) — will discuss and sign their books, 7 p.m. at Anderson’s Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville.

• Michael Hainey will discuss and sign “After Visiting Friends,” 7 p.m. at the Book Stall at Chestnut Court, 811 Elm St., Winnetka.

FEB. 27

• Poetry off the Shelf with Fulcrum Point Music Project, 7 p.m. at the Poetry Foundation, 61 W. Superior.

• Three Young Adult authors — Megan Miranda (“Hysteria”), Yelena Black (“Dance of Shadows”) and Robin Benway (“Also Known As”) — will discuss and sign their books, 7 p.m. at the Book Cellar, 4736 N. Lincoln.

• Michael Hainey will discuss and sign “After Visiting Friends,” 7:30 p.m. at Women & Children First, 5233 N. Clark.

• Rita Leganski will discuss and sign “The Silence of Bonaventure Arrow, 7 p.m. at Anderson’s Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville.

FEB. 28

• Roxane Gay will read fiction and nonfiction selections, 4:30 p.m. at Roosevelt University’s Gage Gallery, 18 S. Michigan.

• Bob Wright will discuss and sign “Transform!” 6-8 p.m. at Open Books, 213 W. Institute.

• An evening of short sci-fi, fantasy and horror readings by local authors, hosted by author William Shunn, 6:30 p.m. at Open Books, 213 W. Institute Place.

• Greg Borzo will discuss and sign “Chicago Cable Cars,” 7 p.m. at the Book Cellar, 4736 N. Lincoln.

• Michael Hainey will discuss and sign “After Visiting Friends,” 7 p.m. at Anderson’s Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville.

MARCH 1

• Michael Hainey will discuss and sign “After Visiting Friends,” 7 p.m. at Lake Forest Book Store, 680 N. Western Ave., Lake Forest.

MARCH 3

• “Books, Beer and Basketball” features local author Jonathan Eig in discussion with Rus Bradburd (“Make It, Take It”) and Michael Lenehan (“Ramblers: The Team That Changed the Color of Basketball”) about their latest books, 7 p.m. at Revolution Brewing, 2323 N. Milwaukee.

MARCH 4

• Blue Balliett will discuss and sign “Hold Fast,” 7 p.m. at Anderson’s Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville.

MARCH 5

• Saru Jayaraman will discuss and sign “Behind the Kitchen Door,” 6 p.m. in the Cindy Pritzker Auditorium at the Harold Washington Library Center, 400 S. State.

• Chris Rylander will discuss and sign “The Fourth Stall, Part III,” 7 p.m. at Anderson’s Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville.

MARCH 6

• Christine Sneed will discuss and sign “Little Known Facts” during Reading Under the Influence, 6 p.m. at Sheffield’s Beer Garden, 3250 N. Sheffield.

• Erin Hunter will discuss ans sign “Warriors: Dawn of the Clans #1: The Sun Trail,” 7 p.m. at Anderson’s Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville.

• Lee Sandlin will discuss and sign “The Storm Kings,” 7 p.m. at Anderson’s Two Doors East, 111 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville.

MARCH 7

• Agata Tuszynska will discuss and sign “Vera Gran: The Accused,” 6:30 p.m. in the Cindy Pritzker Auditorium at the Harold Washington Library Center, 400 S. State.

• Mohsin Hamid will discuss and sign “How to Get Fillthy Rich in Rising Asia,” 7 p.m. at Anderson’s Two Doors East, 111 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville.

• Jenny Lawson will discuss and sign “Let’s Pretend This Never Happened,” 7 p.m. at Anderson’s Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville.

MARCH 8

• Francesca T. Royster will discuss and sign “Sounding Like a No-No: Queer Sounds and Eccentric Acts in the Post-Soul Era,” 7:30 p.m. at Women & Children First, 5233 N. Clark.

MARCH 9

• Patricia Briggs will discuss and sign “Frost Burned,” 2 p.m. at Barnes & Noble, 297 Oakbrook Center, Oak Brook.

• Louder Than a Bomb 2013 Finals — the culminating event of the world’s largest youth poetry festival, 6 p.m. at the Cadillac Palace Theatre, 151 W. Randolph. For tickets: wbez.org/events.

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