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Updated: March 7, 2013 6:58PM



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.

MARCH 11

• Stephenie Meyer, accompanied by actors Max Irons and Jake Abel, will sign copies of the movie-related reissue of “The Host,” 2-5 p.m. at Anderson’s Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville. Maximum books signed per customer is two. Call (630) 355-2665 to reserve a spot in line.

MARCH 12

• Gerry Souter (“American Shooter: A Personal History of Gun Culture in the United States”) will discuss his work, 6 p.m. in the Cindy Pritzker Auditorium at the Harold Washington Library Center, 400 S. State.

• Jen Lancaster will discuss and sign “Here I Go Again,” 7 p.m. at Anderson’s Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville.

• Leslea Newman will discuss and sign “October Mourning: A Song for Matthew Shepard,” 7 p.m. at Women & Children First, 5233 N. Clark.

MARCH 13

• DePaul’s “New Voices Series” features Christine Sneed, who will discuss and sign “Little Known Facts,” 5:30 p.m. at DePaul University Humanities Center, 2250 N. Sheffield, 3rd Floor.

• Peter Gizzi ( “Threshold Song”) and Brenda Shaughnessy (“Our Andromeda”) will discuss their poetry, 5:30 p.m. in the Sherwood Conservatory Recital Hall at Columbia College Chicago, 1312 S. Michigan.

• Mary Beth Keane will discuss and sign “Fever,” 7 p.m. at Anderson’s Bookshop, 123 W. Jeffereson Ave., Naperville.

• Claudia Gray will discuss and sign “Spellcaster,” 7 p.m. at Anderson’s Two Doors East, 111 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville.

• Terry Tempest Williams will discuss and sign “When Women Were Birds,” 7:30 p.m. at Women & Children First, 5233 N. Clark.

MARCH 14

• The Neighborhood Writing Alliance presents an evening of readings by emerging Chicago writers, 6 p.m. in the Cindy Pritzker Auditorium at the Harold Washington Library Center, 400 S. State.

• Susan Crawford will discuss and sign “Captive Audience: The Telecom Industry and Monopoly Power in the New Gilded Age,” 6:30 p.m. in the lower-level Multipurpose Room at the Harold Washington Library Center, 400 S. State.

• Kathy Reichs and Brendan Reichs will discuss and sign “Code: A Virals Novel,” 7 p.m. at Anderson’s Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville.

MARCH 15

• Tom Angleberger will discuss and sign “Art2-D2’s Guide to Folding and Doodling,” 7 p.m. at Anderson’s Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville.

• Randy Wayne White will discuss and sign “Night Moves,” 7 p.m. at Anderson’s Two Doors East, 111 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville.

• Jodi Picoult will discuss “The Storyteller,” 7 p.m. at Kennedy Junior High School, 2929 Green Trails Dr., Lisle. For ticket information: (630) 355-2665.

• Kathy Reichs and Brendan Reichs will discuss and sign “Code: A Virals Novel,” 7 p.m. at the Book Stall at Chestnut Court, 811 Elm St., Winnetka.

• Edward Kelsey Moore will discuss and sign “The Supremes at Ear’s All-You-Can-Eat,” 7:30 p.m. at Women & Children First, 5233 N. Clark.

MARCH 16

• Jodi Picoult will discuss “The Storyteller,” 1 p.m. at Libertyville High School, 708 W. Park Ave., Libertyville. For ticket information: (847) 234-4420.

• Sharon Draper will discuss and sign “Panic,” 2 p.m. at Anderson’s Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville.

• Jodi Picoult will discuss “The Storyteller,” 7 p.m. at Neuqua Valley High School, 2360 95th St., Naperville. For ticket information: (630) 355-2665.

• Sappho’s Salon, featuring Barrie Cole, Sapna Kumar and Laura Stempel, 7:30 p.m. at Women & Children First, 5233 N. Clark. Donation ($7-$10) includes food and wine.

MARCH 18

• Sapphire (“Push,” “The Kid”) will discuss and sign her work at 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. in the Cindy Pritzker Auditorium at the Harold Washington Library Center, 400 S. State.

MARCH 19

• Joe Meno and Audrey Niffenegger will read from and discuss the work of Ray Bradbury, 2 p.m. in the Cindy Pritzker Auditorium at the Harold Washington Library Center, 400 S. State.

• Anne Hemenway hosts a panel discussion and readings from authors Susan Hahn (“The Six Daughters of Cecil Slaughter”), T. Geronimo Johnson (“Hold It ‘Til It Hurts”), Adam McOmber (“The White Forest”) and Emma Straub (“Laura Lamont’s Life in Pictures”), 6 p.m. in the Cindy Pritzker Auditorium at the Harold Washington Library Center, 400 S. State.

MARCH 20

• Emma Donoghue will discuss and sign her best seller, “Room,” 3:30 and 6 p.m. in the Cindy Pritzker Auditorium at the Harold Washington Library Center, 400 S. State.

• Zak Mucha will discuss and sign “Heavyweight Champion of Nothing,” 7 p.m. at the Book Cellar, 4736 N. Lincoln.

• Aleksandar Hemon will discuss and sign “The Book of My Lives,” 7 p.m. at the Tribune Tower, 435 N. Michigan. Tickets are $15, available at eventbrite.com/event/4993170708#.

• Edward Kelsey Moore will discuss and sign “The Supremes at Earl’s All-You-Can-Eat,” 7 p.m. at Anderson’s Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville.

MARCH 21

• Booklist’s Donna Seaman hosts a panel discussion, “Vision Recognized: Getting Published,” 2 p.m. in the Cindy Pritzker Auditorium at the Harold Washington Library Center, 400 S. State.

• A reading of the 10th issue of “Court green,” the Columbia College Chicago faculty-edited poetry journal, 5:30 p.m. in Ferguson Hall, 600 S. Michigan.

• Loren Long will discuss and sign “Otis and the Puppy, 7 p.m. at Anderson’s Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville.

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