Group location: Chicago, IL, USA

"Satan to newcomer, with discontent: 'The trouble with you Chicago people is that you think you are the best in Hell -- whereas you are merely the most numerous.'" - Mark Twain

Total members: 254 members

Recent members: TheWayneD, omphale23, OldDan, JimElkins, theshrinkette, Niquenya, SamuelHenderson, nvenkataraman1, davidgn, dkcampbell, saramh, mezcalita, KatrinkaV, IML, herdingbats, angeljacoby, bkoppe, PatrickMurtha, PennyMichels, bridgitshearth, LanceMorcan, JeffV, jamesjanega, suburbguy, surly, Foretopman, Goodlit, dubuquer1970, Cryiron, kac522

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Events! Open Books sale & meetup with Tim et al! 1lilithcat, Wednesday 11:07pmignore
56th Chicago Book and Paper Fair - June 17, 2017 2suburbguy, June 2ignore
Job opening ... 3BTRIPP, June 1ignore
Printers Row Lit Fest 2017 - Probable Dates 2lilithcat, April 20ignore
Book sale in Hyde Park - Kenwood, 4/29/17 1lilithcat, April 19ignore
Another ALA job ... 2elenchus, March 31ignore
Chicago Book Expo (Nov 2016) 3elenchus, November 2016ignore
Pritzker Military Museum & Library Book Sale - October 14-16 3lilithcat, October 2016ignore
Best Novels Set in Chicago (21st Century Version) 2elenchus, September 2016ignore
TWO Huge Book Sales Coming the End of July! 10MarthaJeanne, July 2016ignore
55th Chicago Book and Paper Fair - June 11 6suburbguy, June 2016ignore
Shakespeare First Folio Exhibit 3lilithcat, February 2016ignore
Mmmmmm ... 2elenchus, January 2016ignore
Maybe this is why I don't "get" ebooks ... 3elenchus, January 2016ignore
Bowie's book list ... 2elenchus, January 2016ignore
Wow - this makes me want to open my own used book store! 3KatrinkaV, December 2015ignore
This is awesome! 3KatrinkaV, December 2015ignore
Nice piece from the Trib ... 1BTRIPP, August 2015ignore
Newberry's 31st annual book fair this weekend 17KatrinkaV, July 2015ignore
54th Chicago Book and Paper Fair - June 13 1suburbguy, May 2015ignore
Printer's Row Lit Fest - June 6-7 2jnwelch, May 2015ignore
Hyde Park Book Sale - Columbus Day weekend 3KatrinkaV, October 2014ignore
53rd Chicago Book and Paper Fair - October 11, 2014 - This Saturday!!! 2elenchus, October 2014ignore
Work in Progress Excerpt 3rybie2, August 2014ignore
Chicago Independent Bookstore Day - July 12, 2014 2suburbguy, June 2014ignore
The Newberry Library - 30th Annual Book Fair - July 24-27 2lilithcat, June 2014ignore
53rd Chicago Book and Paper Fair - October 11, 2014 1suburbguy, June 2014ignore
University of Chicago Library Sale 1Marensr, May 2014ignore
Printers Row Lit Fest - June 7-8, 2014 1suburbguy, April 2014ignore
Bookends and Beginnings 4lilithcat, April 2014ignore
Resale & Consignment Shops With Books? 3lilithcat, April 2014ignore
Powell's North Side closing 10elenchus, April 2014ignore
U Chicago Press free ebooks 2lilithcat, April 2014ignore
Have you read any good Chicago books lately? 34Marensr, April 2014ignore
Big changes at local independent bookstores 2jnwelch, October 2013ignore
Bookstore bloggery 2surly, September 2013ignore
Newberry Library Sale 74kac522, July 2013ignore
O'Gara & Wilson's will close (on 57th St.) on Sunday, July 14. 5jnwelch, July 2013ignore
52nd Chicago Book and Paper Fair - October 5 1suburbguy, June 2013ignore
Printers Row Lit Fest - June 8-9 6jnwelch, June 2013ignore
A Portfolio of Fine Apartment Homes-Baird & Warner and Chicago Videos 1bookblotter, March 2013ignore
Seminary Co-op's move & a parade! 5kac522, March 2013ignore
Another one bites the dust ... 8elenchus, November 2012ignore
OMG OMG OMG ... WANT! 2debavp, August 2012ignore
Printers Row Journal 9lindapanzo, April 2012ignore
One Book, One Chicago Spring 2012 1kac522, April 2012ignore
Chicago Photos Online Dating Back to 1800s 4drmarymccormack, April 2012ignore
And in GOOD bookstore news . . . 6drmarymccormack, April 2012ignore
Bookman's Alley is closing 10chase.donaldson, March 2012ignore
Vivian Maier, Street Photographer 2BTRIPP, March 2012ignore
AWP Conference in Chicago 8BTRIPP, March 2012ignore
Regenstein Library Book Sale! 7lilithcat, November 2011ignore
 6quicksiva, November 2011ignore
Louder Than a Bomb Nov. 4 3jnwelch, November 2011ignore
Another Open Books box sale! 2jnwelch, October 2011ignore
Wisconsin Book Festival - Madison 10/19-23/2011 1bookblotter, September 2011ignore
poetry brothel 1paradoxosalpha, September 2011ignore
Chicago Antiquarian Book Fair on Saturday 1dkathman, August 2011ignore
Little City Book Fair 7dkathman, August 2011ignore
Air & Water Show ... 2DaynaRT, August 2011ignore
One Book One Chicago Fall 2011 3kac522, August 2011ignore
Favorite Chicago-related book or author? 38dubuquer1970, July 2011ignore
Just visiting 24dkathman, July 2011ignore
Festival of the Architecture Book 2kac522, June 2011ignore
Printer's Row Book Fair 44jnwelch, June 2011ignore
Chicagoans-2011 Printer's Row Lit Fest 2lilithcat, June 2011ignore
Cultural Center Exhibition Catalog sale! 3mejix, May 2011ignore
University of Chicago's free book program ... did you know about this? 2elbakerone, May 2011ignore
One Book: Neverwhere 5jnwelch, March 2011ignore
REMINDER: Book sale this weekend at Open Books 4jnwelch, March 2011ignore
Young Chicago Authors 3jnwelch, March 2011ignore
Bad news, good news 17BTRIPP, February 2011ignore
...So, what's your favorite bookstore? 47hipgnosis, January 2011ignore
mystery fiction event in Libertyville 1lindapanzo, January 2011ignore
Book Bash Friday December 3 2jnwelch, December 2010ignore
Open Books half-price sale coming soon . . . 4lilithcat, November 2010ignore
Newberry Library exhibit of work by paper marbler Norma Rubovitz 2chase.donaldson, November 2010ignore
A (1931) Map of Chicago's Gangland... 4chase.donaldson, November 2010ignore
Art Book Swap at the Art Institute: October 9, 2010, noon - 5:00 p.m. 2Fotoflow, October 2010ignore
UofC free e-books? 3BTRIPP, October 2010ignore
One Book One Chicago - A Mercy 2shearon, September 2010ignore
Book Signing at Jane Addams Book Shop in Champaign 5lilithcat, September 2010ignore
Tall Ships 3Violette62, August 2010ignore
Used bookstore recommendations in the suburbs, near Metra? 5DevourerOfBooks, August 2010ignore
Chicago Area Weekend 8/20 5BTRIPP, August 2010ignore
Introducing Myself andf My Work 3dinga1949, August 2010ignore
A Parallelogram 2dkathman, August 2010ignore
What are you doing Friday night (7/30)? 2BTRIPP, July 2010ignore
Sherlock Holmes on Stage 2jnwelch, July 2010ignore
Neil Gaiman's Neverwhere at Lifeline Theatre 12elbakerone, June 2010ignore
LIttle City Book Fair 6/4-6/13 1Marensr, June 2010ignore
U of C library book sale 5lilithcat, May 2010ignore
Michael Harvey Books 5jnwelch, May 2010ignore
Austin Ratner & Aviya Kushner at Open Books 1aarti, May 2010ignore
Spotlight on Economic Oppression 2aarti, May 2010ignore
Origami book? 2sealouse, March 2010ignore
Book Sales-Late Clearouts @ Five Bucks a Bag 2lilithcat, March 2010ignore
Pride and Prejudice The Musical 6jnwelch, March 2010ignore
Seeking new and unknown (to me) used bookstores 33akrista, February 2010ignore

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