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APRIL 26

• Fabio Viviani will discuss and sign “Fabio’s Italian Kitchen,” noon at Macy’s, Lower Level, 111 N. State.

• Brian Kimberling will discuss and sign “Snapper,” 7 p.m. at the Book Cellar, 4736 N. Lincoln.

• Jennifer Close will discuss and sign “The Smart One,” 7 p.m. at the Book Stall at Chestnut Court, 811 Elm St., Winnetka.

• Susanna Calkins will discuss and sign “Murder at Rosamund’s Gate,” 7 p.m. at Barnes & Noble, 55 Old Orchard Center, Skokie.

• An evening of poetry with Carol L. Gloor (“Assisted Living”) adn Susanna Lang (“Tracing the Lines”), 7:30 p.m. at Women & Children First, 5233 N. Clark.

APRIL 27

• Poetry off the Shelf with Campbell McGrath, 2 p.m. in the Cindy Pritzker Auditorium at the Harold Washington Library Center.

APRIL 28

• Eric Jerome Dickey will discuss and sign “Decadence,” 2 p.m. at Anderson’s Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville.

APRIL 29

• Best-selling science writers Mary Roach and Rebecca Skloot (“The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks”) will discuss Roach’s new book, “Gulp: Adventures on the Alimentary Canal,” 6 p.m. in the Cindy Pritzker Auditorium at the Harold Washington Library Center, 400 S. State.

• Justina Chen will discuss and sign “Return to Me,” 6 p.m. at Anderson’s Bookshop, 5112 Main St., Downers Grove.

APRIL 30

• Jeff Korhan will discuss and sign “Built-In Social,” 7 p.m. at Anderson’s Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville.

MAY 1

• Arlynn Presser will discuss and sign “Face to Facebook” at a launch party, 7 p.m. at the Book Stall at Chestnut Court, 811 Elm St., Winnetka.

• Jill Smokler will discuss and sign “Motherhood Comes Naturally (and other vicious lies),” 7 p.m. at Anderson’s Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville.

• Joshua Henkin will discuss and sign “The World Without You,” 7 p.m. at Cook Park Library, 413 N. Milwaukee, Libertyville.

MAY 2

• John F. Hogan and Alex A. Burkholder will discuss and sign “Fire Strikes the Chicago Stock Yards,” 6 p.m. in the Cindy Pritzker Auditorium at the Harold Washington Library Center, 400 S. State.

• Richard Hell will discuss and sign “I Dreamed I Was a Very Clean Tramp,” 7 p.m. at the Book Cellar, 4736 N. Lincoln.

• Lauren Oliver (“Requiem”), Lauren Morrill (“Meant to Be”), and Lenore Appelhans (“Level 2”) will discuss and sign their new books, 7 p.m. at Anderson’s Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville.

• Olympic Gold Medal gymnast Gabby Douglas will discuss and sign “Raising the Bar,” 7 p.m. at Barnes & Noble, 55 Old Orchard Center, Skokie.

MAY 4

• Michael Black will discuss and sign “Pope’s Last Case & Other Stories” and “To Hell in a Fast Car: On the Road to Death & Destruction,” 2 p.m. at the Centuries & Sleuths, 7419 Madison St., Forest Park.

• Daphne Oz will discuss and sign “Relish,” 2 p.m. at Anderson’s Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville.

MAY 5

• Henry Kisor will discuss and sign “Hang Fire,” 2 p.m. at the Centuries & Sleuths, 7419 Madison St., Forest Park.

• Writers Railroad: A Literary Salon, a showcase for “authors you might now know,” hosted by Luis Alberto Urrea, 2 p.m. at Anderson’s Two Doors East, 111 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville.

• Richelle Mead will discuss “The Indigo Spell,” 2 p.m. at Anderson’s Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville.

MAY 6

• Holly Black will discuss and sign “Doll Bones,” 7 p.m. at Anderson’s Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville.

MAY 7

• Charlotte Adelman and Bernie Schwartz will discuss “The Midwestern Native Garden: Native Alternatives to Nonnative Flowers and Plants,” 6 p.m. at 57th Street Books, 1301 E. 57th St.

• Jean Thompson will discuss and sign “The Humanity Project,” 7 p.m. at Anderson’s Two Doors East, 111 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville.

• Jessica Day George will discuss and sign “Wednesdays in the Tower,” 7 p.m. at Anderson’s Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville.

MAY 8

• Nicole Knepper will discuss and sign “Moms Who Drink and Swear: True Tales of Loving My Kids While Losing My Mind,” 7 p.m. at the Book Cellar, 4736 N. Lincoln.

• Jessica Alba will discuss and sign “The Honest Life,” 7 p.m. at Anderson’s Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville.

MAY 9

• Contributors to the 26th issue of Columbia Poetry Review will read their work, 5:30 p.m. in Columbia College Chicago’s Ferguson Hall, 600 S. Michigan.

• Michael Harvey will discuss and sign “The Innocence Game,” 7 p.m. at Anderson’s Two Doors East, 111 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville.

• Dark Days of Summer book tour, featuring Kiera Cass (“The Elite”), Elizabeth Norris (“Unbreakable”), Amy Tintera (“Reboot”) and “Aprilynne Pike (“Life After Theft”), 7 p.m. at Anderson’s Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville.

• Comedian Jim Gaffigan will discuss and sign “Dad is Fat,” 7 p.m. in Pfeiffer Hall, 310 E. Benton on the campus of North Central College in Naperville. Tickets available with purchase of book at Anderson’s Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville. More information: (630) 355-2665; andersonsbookshop.com.

• Patrick Cannon will discuss and sign “Louis Sullivan: Creating a New American Architecture,” 7 p.m. at Cook Park Library, 413 N. Milwaukee Ave., Libertyville.

• Rachael Hanel will dicuss and sign “We’ll Be the Last Ones to Let You Down: Memoir of a Gravedigger’s Daughter,” 7 p.m. at the Book Cellar, 4736 N. Lincoln.

• Brandon Baltzley will discuss and sign “Nine Lives: A Chef’s Journey from Chaos to Control,” 7:30 p.m. at Barnes & Noble, 55 Old Orchard Center, Skokie. Special event rules will apply. Call for details after May 2: (847) 676-2230.

MAY 10

• Eve Ensler will discuss and sign “In the Body of the World,” 7 p.m. at the Swedish American Museum, xxxxxxxxxx

• Joe Hill will discuss and sign “NOS4A2,” xx p.m. at Anderson’s Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville.

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