PURSUIT OF HAPPYNESS author Chris Garnder visits the downtown Borders (150 N. State St.) on Wednesday, August 12th at 12:30pm.
Stop by Quimby's (1854 W. North Ave.) on Thursday, August 13th at 7:00pm to celebrate the launch of THE 2ND HAND's 32nd issue. Includes readings by Patrick Somerville and CT Ballentine.
Also on Thursday, check out "Prose, Poetry and Pints" at the Wild Pug (4810 N. Broadway). Readings by novelist Stephanie Kuehnert and poet Robert McDonald as well as an open mike.
For you out of towners, Marcus Sakey is doing a Midwest regional tour this week and maybe coming to a bookstore near you:
Joseph Beth Booksellers in Cincinnati, OH on Wednesday, August 12th at 7:00pm
Mystery One Bookshop in Milwaukee, WI on Thursday, August 13th at 7:00pm
Aunt Agatha's Bookstore in Ann Arbor, MI on Saturday, August 15th at 1:30pm