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Location: Wheaton, IL 60187, United States

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Local venues

351 E. Lincoln Avenue, Wheaton, IL 60187
225 North Cross Street, Wheaton, IL 60187
123 N. Washington St., Wheaton, IL 60189
510 North Irving Avenue, Wheaton, IL 60187
500 College Avenue, 3rd Floor, Wheaton, IL 60187
1926 North Main Street, Wheaton, IL 60187
Quest Book Shop (1.2 miles)
306 West Geneva Road, Wheaton, IL 60187
400 Duane Street, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
0S291 Winfield Road, Winfield, IL 60190
The Bookstore (2.4 miles)
475 N. Main St., Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
560 Crescent Blvd., Glen Ellyn, Illinois 60137
Main Street Park District Bldg., 501 North Main Street (corner of Main and Hill streets), Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
201 East Loop Road, Wheaton, IL 60187
425 Fawell Blvd, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
425 Fawell Boulevard, Glen Ellyn, Illinois 60137-6599
1207 East Butterfield Road, Wheaton, IL 60187
25 East Fullerton Avenue, Glendale Heights, IL 60139
616 Hiawatha Drive, Carol Stream, IL 60188
4100 Illinois Route 53, Lisle, IL 60532
4100 Illinois Route 53, Lisle, Illinois 60532
366 West Army Trail Rd., Bloomingdale, IL 60108
850 Warrenville Road - Library 1st Floor, Lisle, IL 60532
118 West Washington Street, West Chicago, IL 60185
110 West Maple Street, Lombard, IL 60148
28W751 Stafford Place, Warrenville, IL 60555

Local events

Mar
2
Berry Memorial Book Group
The Book Cellar, Monday, March 2 at 7pm
The Berry Memorial Book Group meets to discuss their book of the month: Enchantress from the stars by Sylvia Engdahl

Location: Street: 4736-38 N Lincoln Ave City: Chicago, Province: Illinois Postal Code: 60625 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
Mar
2
Elliot Ackerman with Cristina Henriquez
Anderson's Bookshop - Naperville, Monday, March 2 at 7pm
Elliot Ackerman & Cristina Henriquez Decorated veteran and former White House fellow Elliot Ackerman is headed our way to share his incredible literary debut, Green on Blue. His novel is inspired by his time as a Special Ops Marine imbedded with tribal armies in Afghanistan. Author Cristina Henriquez is moderating this program, and presents her brand new paperback edition of her acclaimed novel, The Book of Unknown Americans.

• This is an in-store event. To receive a number for the signing line purchase Green on Blue or The Book of Unknown Americans from Anderson's Bookshop. MONDAY, MARCH 2 at 7:00 PM Anderson's Bookshop Naperville | 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville

Location: Street: Anderson's Bookshop Naperville Additional: 123 W Jefferson Ave City: Naperville, Province: Illinois Postal Code: 60540 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Mar
2
DesiLit Book Club
The Book Cellar, Monday, March 2 at 7:30pm
Desi Lit Book Group meets to discuss Family life by Akhil Sharma!

Location: Street: 4736-38 N Lincoln Ave City: Chicago, Province: Illinois Postal Code: 60625 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
Mar
3
Pageturners Book Group
Anderson's Bookshop - Naperville, Tuesday, March 3 at 09:30am
Location: Street: Anderson's Bookshop Naperville Additional: 123 W Jefferson Ave City: Naperville, Province: Illinois Postal Code: 60540 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
Mar
3
**OFFSITE** David Axelrod @ Venue SIX10
The Book Cellar, Tuesday, March 3 at 7pm
Political strategist David Axelrod will join Tribune Editorial Board member and author Clarence Page in discussion about Axelrod's new book, Believer: My Forty Years in Politics at Venue SIX10. Purchase Tickets here! Believer: My Forty Years in Politics: From New York to Chicago to the White House, Believer chronicles Axelrod’s evolution from young journalist to political strategist to senior adviser to the president. At the same time, it looks closely at the 20-year friendship with Barack Obama that ultimately took both of them from Chicago to the White House. Books will be available for purchase at the event, and a book signing will follow the discussion. David Axelrod served as senior adviser to President Barack Obama and as senior strategist in Obama’s two presidential campaigns. Today he serves as director of the Institute of Politics at the University of Chicago and as a senior political analyst for NBC News and MSNBC. Before entering politics in 1984, Axelrod spent eight years as a reporter for the Chicago Tribune, where he covered national, state and local politics. In 1981, he became the youngest political writer and columnist in the paper's history. He also served as the Tribune's City Hall bureau chief. Axelrod has supported Special Olympics and Misericordia. In 1998, he and his wife, Susan, helped found Citizens United for Research in Epilepsy (CURE), which has raised over $29 million so far for scientists searching for a cure. Axelrod was born in New York City, and graduated from Stuyvesant High School and the University of Chicago. He is married and has three children. Clarence Page is a syndicated columnist and Washington-based member of the Chicago Tribune’s editorial board. Among other awards, he won the Pulitzer Prize for Commentary in 1989 and lifetime achievement awards from the Chicago Headline Club, the National Society of Newspaper Columnists and the National Association of Black Journalists. An aspiring bass player, Page also enjoys entering stand-up comedy contests, which he tends to lose. Page lives outside Washington DC, with his wife and son.

Location: Street: 610 South Michigan Avenue City: Chicago, Province: Illinois Postal Code: 60605 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Mar
3
Thanhha Lai
Anderson's Bookshop - Naperville, Tuesday, March 3 at 7pm
Thanhha Lai

Welcome Thanhha Lai, author of the Newbery Honor and National Book Award-winner, Inside Out & Back Again. She’s here to discuss her new young adult novel, Listen Slowly. A young girl travels to Vietnam to learn about her own family history, particularly the path taken by her grandfather during the Vietnam War.

• This is an in-store event. To receive a number for the signing line purchase Inside Out & Back Again from Anderson's Bookshop. TUESDAY, MARCH 3 at 7:00 PM Anderson's Bookshop Naperville | 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville

Location: Street: Anderson's Bookshop Naperville Additional: 123 W Jefferson Ave City: Naperville, Province: Illinois Postal Code: 60540 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Mar
4
David Axelrod
Abraham Lincoln Book Shop, Wednesday, March 4 at 00am
David Axelrod (Believer)

DAVID AXELROD spent eight years as a reporter and columnist for the Chicago Tribune. As a political consultant, Axelrod has managed strategy for more than 150 local, state, and national campaigns. Axelrod served as a senior strategist to President Obama’s 2008 election campaign and his 2012 reelection, in addition to serving in the White House as a senior adviser to the president. (added from Random House)… (more)
Mar
4
The Book Cellar Book Club
The Book Cellar, Wednesday, March 4 at 7pm
The Book Cellar Book Group meets to discuss Americanah by Chimamanda Adichie

Location: Street: 4736-38 N Lincoln Ave City: Chicago, Province: Illinois Postal Code: 60625 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
Mar
4
Mary Doria Russell
Anderson's Bookshop - Naperville, Wednesday, March 4 at 7pm
Mary Doria Russell

It’s our pleasure to see Mary Doria Russell again! Her new title, Epitaph, is her follow-up to Doc, and tells the truth behind the myths of the infamous gunfight at the OK Corral. Justice in the Old West never loses its appeal!

• This is an in-store event. To receive a number for the signing line purchase Epitaph from Anderson's Bookshop. WEDNESDAY, MARCH 4 at 7:00 PM Anderson's Bookshop Naperville | 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville

Location: Street: Anderson's Bookshop Naperville Additional: 123 W Jefferson Ave City: Naperville, Province: Illinois Postal Code: 60540 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Mar
5
Kate Alcott
Anderson's Bookshop - Naperville, Thursday, March 5 at 07am
Kate Alcott

Plan on a great evening with Kate Alcott with her new book, A Touch of Stardust. It is infused with Hollywood legends, and the author has genuine connections to that tinsel town magic. Family members hold Oscars, host TV shows and have directed iconic films. So she’s got the goods. Meet her here.

• This is an in-store event. To receive a number for the signing line purchase A Touch of Stardust from Anderson's Bookshop. THURSDAY, MARCH 5 at 7:00 PM Anderson's Bookshop Naperville | 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville

Location: Street: Anderson's Bookshop Naperville Additional: 123 W Jefferson Ave City: Naperville, Province: Illinois Postal Code: 60540 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Mar
5
**OFFSITE** Tuna the Dog @ PAWS Chicago Lincoln Park Adoption Center Community Room
The Book Cellar, Thursday, March 5 at 6pm
Join The Book Cellar and PAWS Chicago on March 5 as they team up to host the Tuna Melts My Heart book signing tour! All tickets include admission to the event, a donation to PAWS, and a copy of Tuna Melts My Heart: The Underdog with the Overbite.

FROM SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA CASTAWAY TO HOLLYWOOD HEARTBREAKER, TUNA THE CHIWEENIE HAS WON THE ADORATION OF MILLIONS. Now, this charming and unconventional pooch has his own book, filled with more than a hundred all-new photographs and witty commentary to give fans an intimate and hilarious look at the Internet’s most prized pup. Tuna’s cartoonish looks—with an exaggerated overbite, a recessed jawline, and a wrinkly neck—are truly one of a kind. And yet his quirky appearance is no match for his unique perspective on life, overcoming his proclivity for staying in bed all day to keep his eye on the (bacon-flavored) prize. Teaming up with his owner, Courtney Dasher, Tuna shares a behind-the-scenes look at his daily exploits, which include sleeping, sunbathing, wearing bow ties, playing with toys, and melting hearts.

About Tuna:

Tuna is a 4 year-old Chiweenie with an exaggerated overbite, recessed jawline and a magnificent wrinkly neck (a.k.a shrivelneck). He was rescued by Courtney Dasher in December of 2010 at a Farmers Market in LA when he was a four-month old puppy. A year into their friendship, Courtney created an Instagram account dedicated to Tuna’s photos. At the end of 2012, Tuna’s notoriety grew on Instagram when they featured a picture of him on their personal page, unbeknownst to her. He now has over a million followers on Instagram.

Courtney never anticipated the kind of response that she has received from people’s adoration for Tuna. In fact, when she created his account, she had no agenda to garner a large following, but she did recognize that Instagram could be a catalyst to bring people joy through Tuna’s pictures that showcased his cartoonish looks and his charming personality. That has proven to be true because Courtney receives countless comments and emails daily about the impact that Tuna is making on their lives. Since Tuna is the epitome of the underdog, most people advocate for him and adore him for his endearing qualities. His loyal followers embrace his physical differences, have fallen in love with his charm and connect to his message; that true beauty comes in all forms and radiates from within. Furthermore, he is an ambassador for animal rescue, since he too was once rescued, and it has become a part of Courtney’s mission to raise awareness for rescue groups through this platform.

Location: Street: 1997 Clybourn City: Chicago, Province: Illinois Postal Code: 60614 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Mar
5
Kate Alcott
Anderson's Bookshop - Naperville, Thursday, March 5 at 7pm
Kate Alcott (The dressmaker, The Daring Ladies of Lowell, A Touch of Stardust)

Kate Alcott is the pseudonym for journalist Patricia O’Brien, who has written several books, both fiction and nonfiction. As Kate Alcott, she is the author of The dressmaker, a New York Times bestseller. She lives with her husband in Washington, D.C. (added from Random House)… (more)
Mar
7
Reif Larsen
Anderson's Bookshop - Naperville, Saturday, March 7 at 2pm
Reif Larsen

Reif Larsen's first novel, The Selected Works of T. S. Spivet, was a New York Times bestseller and has been translated into twenty-seven languages. A Montana Honor book, The Selected Works of T. S. Spivet was a finalist for the IndieBound Award, was short-listed for the Guardian First Book Award and the James Tait Black Memorial Prize, and is currently being released as a film in France and the United States. (added from Random House)… (more)
Mar
7
Eugenia Bone, "The Kitchen Ecosystem"
The Book Cellar, Saturday, March 7 at 6pm
Food writer Eugenia Bone comes to the Book Cellar to talk about her new cookbook The Kitchen Ecosystem: Integrating Recipes to Create Delicious Meals!

Rarely does a book change the way we think about food and cooking, but in The Kitchen Ecosystem: Integrating Recipes to Create Delicious Meals Eugenia Bone sets out to do just that with a new way of looking at the food you buy, prepare, and discard, and understanding why it tastes the way it does. In this book you will find 400 interconnected recipes that create a perpetual pantry: each dish draws on elements from a previous one and provides the building blocks for another. For example, with this week’s apple bounty, make Baked Apples with Bread Pudding. And while you’re coring apples and have your pots out, put up some applesauce to have with potato pancakes in a few months. And—here’s the rub—save the apple juice from cooking all those apples to have apple granita next week. This synchronicity is a Kitchen Ecosystem. The more homemade components you use in your cooking—the better tasting your food will be, regardless of the recipe. This is the secret to delicious food.

The Kitchen Ecosystem is a new approach to shopping and cooking. Eugenia Bone’s 400 recipes derived from 40 common ingredients—from apples and asparagus to fish and zucchini—maximize each stage of their life cycle: fresh, preserved, leftovers, and the parts we usually throw away.

Just about everything, it turns out, can be transformed into a preserve, stock, marinade, syrup, zest, jam, jelly, pickle, or condiment that can be used in or with other recipes. The yield? Food that is more delicious and prepared with less effort—and a pantry and refrigerator that are always stocked with fresh flavor boosters.

Eugenia Bone is a long time food writer, author of four books (the fifth comes out in September), an Italian cook, mushroom hunter , master canner, and all-around bloated pleasure seeker. Eugenia is the author of the critically acclaimed Mycophilia and the category staple and James Beard–nominated Well-Preserved. Her work has appeared in the New York Times, Saveur, Food & Wine, Gourmet, New York, and Harper’s Bazaar, among many other publications. She is married to architect Kevin Bone with whom she has two grown children, and live and write and cook in a loft in SoHo that Kevin moved into in 1978, when it had nothing but six urinals. She grew up in a food environment as her dad, Ed Giobbi, is an accomplished Italian cook and cookbook author. He and her mom hung out with a gang of chefs who were influential in their day, and Eugenia learned a lot from observing them. "Indeed, those chefs shaped my attitude about food: to use everything, to taste constantly, and to be grateful for every mouthful."- Eugenia Bone

Location: Street: 4736-38 N Lincoln Ave City: Chicago, Province: Illinois Postal Code: 60625 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Mar
8
Mystery Writers of America Meeting
Centuries & Sleuths Bookstore, Sunday, March 8 at 1pm
Topic: T.B.A.

Location: Street: 7419 Madison St. City: Forest Park, Province: Illinois Postal Code: 60130-1502 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
Mar
8
Shawna Coronado
Anderson's Bookshop - Naperville, Sunday, March 8 at 2pm
Location: Street: Anderson's Bookshop Naperville Additional: 123 W Jefferson Ave City: Naperville, Province: Illinois Postal Code: 60540 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
Mar
8
Author Discussion & Signing with Tim Chapman
Centuries & Sleuths Bookstore, Sunday, March 8 at 3pm
Come to listen to Tim Chapman talk about his latest series of mysteries Kiddieland and Other Misfortunes about some close to all who grew up in Near West Chicago & Suburbs.

Location: Street: 7419 Madison St. City: Forest Park, Province: Illinois Postal Code: 60130-1502 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
Mar
9
Marc Goodman
Union League Club of Chicago, Monday, March 9 at 6pm
Marc Goodman (Future Crimes)

Marc Goodman has spent a career in law enforcement, including work as Futurist with the FBI, Senior Advisor to Interpol and street police officer. As the founder of the Future Crimes Institute and chair for Policy, Law & Ethics at Singularity University, he has continued to investigate the intriguing, often terrifying intersection of science and crime, uncovering nascent threats and combating the darker side of technology. (added from Random House)… (more)
Mar
9
Afterwords Book Group
The Book Cellar, Monday, March 9 at 7pm
Join Afterwards Book Group as they discuss The storied life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin.

Location: Street: 4736-38 N Lincoln Ave City: Chicago, Province: Illinois Postal Code: 60625 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
Mar
11
Carol Cassella
Anderson's Bookshop - Naperville, Wednesday, March 11 at 7pm
Carol Cassella, MD, is a practicing anesthesiologist, novelist, and speaker. She majored in English Literature at Duke University and attended Baylor College of Medicine. She is the bestselling author of the novels Oxygen and Healer, both published by Simon & Schuster. Carol lives on Bainbridge Island, Washington, with her husband and two sets of twins. Visit the author at CarolCassella.com. (added from Simon & Schuster)… (more)
Mar
11
Mary Pat Kelly
Anderson's Bookshop - Naperville, Wednesday, March 11 at 7pm
Location: Street: Anderson's Bookshop Naperville Additional: 123 W Jefferson Ave City: Naperville, Province: Illinois Postal Code: 60540 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
Mar
12
Emily Gray Tedrowe, "Blue Stars"
The Book Cellar, Thursday, March 12 at 7pm
Chicago author Emily Gray Tedrowe comes to The Book Cellar to talk about her new novel Blue Stars!

Blue Stars brings to life the realities of the modern day home front: how to get through the daily challenges of motherhood and holding down a job while bearing the stress and uncertainty of war, when everything can change in an instant. It tells the story of Ellen, a Midwestern literature professor, who is drawn into the Iraq war when her legal ward Michael enlists as a Marine; and of Lacey, a proud Army wife who struggles to pay the bills and keep things going for her son while her husband is also deployed. Ellen and Lacey cope with the fear and stress of a loved one at war while trying to get by in a society that often ignores or misunderstands what war means to women today.

When Michael and Eddie are injured, Ellen and Lacey’s lives become intertwined in Walter Reed Army Hospital, where each woman must live while caring for her wounded soldier. They form an alliance and an unlikely friendship, while helping each other survive the dislocated world of the army hospital. Whether that means fighting for proper care for their men, sharing a six-pack, or coping with irrevocable loss, Ellen and Lacey pool their strengths to make it through. In the end, both women are changed, not only by the war and its fallout, but by each other.

An exploration of the bonds of family and the limits of fidelity, Blue Stars tells the story of life on the home front in the twenty-first century.

“As vivid as a news flash, Tedrowe’s riveting new novel explores the shatteringly personal cost of politics...Blue Stars is as dazzling as it is important.”

--Caroline Leavitt, author of Pictures of You

“A strikingly nuanced portrait of military family life...If you’ve ever wondered what happens when wounded service members return, read this book.”

--Siobhan Fallon, author of You Know When the Men Are Gone

Emily Gray Tedrowe is a Chicago-based writer whose second novel, Blue Stars, will be available from St. Martin’s Press in February 2015. Her first novel Commuters was named a Best New Paperback by Entertainment Weekly, an IndieNext Notable pick, and a Target Breakout Book. Her short fiction has been published in the Chicago Tribune’s Printers Row Journal, Fifty-Two Stories, and Other Voices. Recipient of an Illinois Arts Council Literary Award, she has also received fellowships from the Ragdale Foundation and the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts.

Location: Street: 4736-38 N Lincoln Ave City: Chicago, Province: Illinois Postal Code: 60625 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Mar
12
Ted Sanders
Anderson's Bookshop - Naperville, Thursday, March 12 at 7pm
Location: Street: Anderson's Bookshop Naperville Additional: 123 W Jefferson Ave City: Naperville, Province: Illinois Postal Code: 60540 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
Mar
13
Brigid Pasulka
Town House Books, Friday, March 13 at 6pm
Brigid Pasulka’s debut novel, A Long, Long Time Ago and Essentially True, won the 2010 Hemingway Foundation/PEN Award and was a Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers selection. Pasulka currently lives in Chicago with her husband and runs the writing center at a public high school. Visit her website at BrigidPasulka.com. (added from Simon & Schuster)
Mar
13
The Kates!!!
The Book Cellar, Friday, March 13 at 7pm
Join us for a night of comedy with our favorite comedians, The Kates! Arrive early for seats and drinks.

Location: Street: 4736-38 N Lincoln Ave City: Chicago, Province: Illinois Postal Code: 60625 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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