Tonight, stop by Book Cellar (4736 N. Lincoln) at 7pm for the debut of Essay Fiesta. This new reading series features readings of personal essays and a raffle to raise money for Howard Brown Health Center.
On Wednesday, November 18th, Jonathan Safran Foer will appear at the Harold Washington Library (400 S. State) at 6pm. The author of EVERYTHING IS ILLUMINATED and EXTREMELY LOUD AND INCREDIBLY CLOSE will be reading from his latest work, EATING ANIMALS, a book about vegetarianism.
Young and Single? Like comic books? Stop by Holiday Club (4000 N. Sheridan) on Thursday, November 19th at 7:00pm for Dating for Nerds. Though this isn't actually a literary event, this month's guest emcee will be Chicago comic book author, Onrie Kompan. Stop by for board games, comic book trivia, and a chance to meet that special someone.
Head back to Book Cellar (4736 N. Lincoln) Saturday, November 21 at 7:30pm, for the Monkeybicycle and Knee Jerk Magazine readings. The event will feature contributing writers Billy Lombardo, Aaron Burch, Amy Guth, and others.