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Great Chicago Books Club Hits Re-set
Friday, August 25, 2017
The Great Chicago Books Club relaunches with Scott Turow’s Presumed Innocent, his debut novel about assistant prosecuting attorney Rusty Sabich’s murder defense.
CLHOF to Launch New Website
Monday, May 01, 2017
Thanks to a generous grant from Illinois Humanities, the Chicago Literary Hall of Fame is in the process of building a new website, with an expansive literary map as its centerpiece.
1001 Donors in Chicago
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
The Chicago Literary Hall of Fame just launched a fundraiser in which it seeks a lot of little donations. Money will go to sustain operations and programming for at least another year.
Ring Lardner Induction Ceremony
Thursday, May 04, 2017
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.
Ring Lardner Luncheon at Cliff Dwellers
Thursday, May 04, 2017
Ron Rapoport, longtime sportswriter and author, will talk about his new book, Ring Lardner’s Lost Journalism. Reservations are required.
Cyrus Colter Trilogy: A Staged Reading
Monday, May 08, 2017
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.
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