Ring Lardner will be inducted into the CLHOF as part of its seventh class. Ron Rapoport and James Lardner headline an impressive lineup of speakers. Free and open to the public.
Ron Rapoport, longtime sportswriter and author, will talk about his new book, Ring Lardner’s Lost Journalism. Reservations are required.
A staged reading of playwright Sandra Seaton's adaptions of CLHOF inductee Cyrus Colter's stories will take place as part of the Evanston Literary Festival. Free and open to the public.
Fanny Butcher will be inducted into the CLHOF as part of its seventh class. Liesl Olson and Elizabeth Taylor will be among the speakers; nephew John Bokum will accept the statue.
This bus tour, reception, exhibit, and discussion explores the life and legacy of Gwendolyn Brooks. Reservations required.
The Great Chicago Books Club begins anew with Scott Turow's debut novel, Presumed Innocent.
A reception to celebrate the opening of a small exhibit telling the story of Chicago's place in the evolution of comic book art. Free and open to the public.