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Updated: July 17, 2013 6:05AM



JUNE 14

•Young Authors Give Back Tour, featuring Young Adult authors Erin Bowman (“Taken”), Susan Dennard (“Something Strange and Deadly”), Sarah J. Maas (“Throne of Glass”) and Kat Zhang (“What’s Left of Me: The Hybrid Chronicles”), 7-9 p.m. at Anderson’s Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville.

•Arnie Bernstein and Michael Corcoran will discuss and sign “Hollywood on Lake Michigan: 100 Years of Chicago and the Movies,” 7 p.m. at Centuries & Sleuths, 7419 Madison St., Forest Park.

JUNE 15

•Susan Schorn will discuss and sign “Smile at Strangers: And Other Lessons in the Art of Living Fearlessly,” 4 p.m. at Thousand Waves Spa, 1212 W. Belmont.

•Simon Van Booy will discuss and sign “The Illusion of Separateness,” 7 p.m. at the Book Cellar, 4736 N. Lincoln.

JUNE 17

•Craig Johnson will discuss and sign “A Serpent’s Tooth,” 7 p.m. at Anderson’s Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville.

JUNE 18

•Nathan Rabin will discuss and sign “You Don’t Know Me But You Don’t Like Me,” 7 p.m. at Anderson’s Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville.

•Dean Jensen will discuss and sign “Queen of the Air: A True Story of Love and Tragedy at the Circus,” 7 p.m. at Revolution Brewing, 2323 N. Milwaukee. Admission: $5.

JUNE 19

•Christopher Lynch (“When Hollywood Landed at Chicago’s Midway Airport: The Photos and Stories of Mike Rotunno”) will lead a discussion on “The History of Midway Airport,” 6 p.m. at the Chicago Public Library Oriole Park Branch, 7454 W. Balmoral.

•Local Author Night, featuring Christine Sneed (“Little Known Facts”), Amy Sue Nathan (“Glass Wives”), Barry Wightman (“Pepperland”) and Lyle Roebuck, 7 p.m. at the Book Cellar, 4736 N. Lincoln.

JUNE 20

•Jen Lancaster will discuss and sign “The Tao of Martha: My Year of LIVING, or Why I’m Never Getting All That Glitter Off of the Dog,” 7 p.m. at Barnes & Noble, 55 Old Orchard Center, Skokie.

•Nancy Cavanaugh will discuss and sign “This Journal Belongs to Ratchet,” 7 p.m. at Anderson’s Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville.

JUNE 21

•Nathan Rabin will discuss and sign “You Don’t Know Me But You Don’t Like Me,” 7 p.m. at the Book Cellar, 4736 N. Lincoln.

JUNE 24

•Will Schwalbe will discuss “Then End of Your Life Book Club” at a luncheon, 11:30 a.m. at Froggy’s French Cafe, 306 Green Bay Rd., Highwood. Admission: $42 includes luncheon and book.

•Will Schwalbe will discuss and sign “Then End of Your Life Book Club,” 7 p.m. at Cook Memorial Library, 413 N. Milwaukee Ave., Libertyville.

JUNE 25

•Greg Borzo (“Chicago Cable Cars”) will lead a discussion on “Chicago Cable Cars: A Forgotton but Important Story,” 6 p.m. at the Chicago Public Library, West Town Branch, 1625 W. Chicago.

Will Schwalbe will discuss and sign “Then End of Your Life Book Club,” 7 p.m. at the Highland Park Public Library, 494 Lauren Ave., Highland Park.

JUNE 28

•Julia Keller will discuss and sign “A Killing in the Hills,” 7 p.m. at the Centuries & Sleuths, 7419 Madison St., Forest Park.

•Launch party for Demitria Lunetta’s “In The After,” also features a group signing of other YA authors, Kate Karyus Quinn, Debra Driza, Alex Lidell, Justine Ireland, Jennifer McGowan, Stephanie Kuehn, Nicole McInnes, Liesl Shurtiff, Polly Holyoke and Tamera Wissinger, 4 p.m. at the Book Cellar, 4736 N. Lincoln.

JUNE 29

•Anthony Stanford will discuss his new book, “Homophobia and the Black Church: How Faith, Politics and Fear Divide the Black Community,” 1 p.m. at the Woodson Regional Library, 9525 S. Halsted.

•Michael Black, Ted Hertel and R. Allen Leider will discuss and sign “To Hell in a Fast Car,” 2 p.m. at Centuries & Sleuths, 7419 Madison St., Forest Park.

JUNE 30

•Doug Sohn will discuss and sign “HotDoug’s: The Book,” 10 a.m. at Open Books, 213 W. Institute. Refreshments will be served while they last.

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