Kristin Henderson reads from DRIVING BY MOONLIGHT
Monday, October 27th, 8PM
Kristin Henderson will be reading and signing her new book Driving by Moonlight a story of one woman’s search for inner peace while cruising the American highways. In this fast-paced memoir, Kristin ponders the meaning of peace, the strength of her faith and religious beliefs. Sometimes funny, sometimes serious, a meditation on how life resists strict borders, and on the freedom that comes with letting go.
Jake AustenA Friendly Game of Poker:52 Takes on the Neighborhood GameOctober 10th 7:30PM
This anthology features essays by a diverse group of writers capturing the joys, regrets, friendships, philosophies, and adventures experienced through neighborhood poker. Contributors include Bill Zehme, Chris Ware, Nick Tosches, James Porter, Neal Pollack, Richard Meltzer, Heather McAdams, Jason Lutes, Ruth Lopez, David Greenberger, Carrie Golus & Patrick Welch, Robert Elder, Nolan Dalla, Gentleman John Battles and a couple of dozen others.
The book release event will feature readings from the book by JAKE AUSTEN (Roctober, Chic-A-Go-Go), DAN KELLY (Baffler, mrdankelly.com), STARLEE KINE (This American Life) and YUVAL TAYLOR (The Future of Jazz). Enjoy live music by one man band extraordinaire BUD MELVIN. Plus an open-to-everyone nickel-ante poker table and a Kenny Rogers Karaoke Kontest!
Arthur EdwardsThursday, September 25 at 7:00pmArthur Edwards, formerly of the rock band The Refreshments will be reading from his new novel, Stuck Outside of Phoenix.
Perpetual Motion Roadshow
Tuesday, September 23 at 8:00
The first of three, this installment will feature: rapper More or Les, zinester Jessica Disobedience, novelist Wred Fright, and vidz by all day breakfast.
Chicago Authors NightFriday, September 26 at 8:00pmReadings and performances from local authors Charles Shaw, Paul McComas and Darren Callahan.