Authors @ The Library Series Continues At The Chicago Public Library

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In March, the Chicago Public Library hosts several notable authors including Yiyun Li, Chris Jones, Ira Berkow and Ruben Martinez, for fascinating discussions as part of its monthly Authors @ the Library series.

All programs, unless otherwise noted, take place at the Harold Washington Library Center, 400 S. State St., in the Cindy Pritzker Auditorium (Lower Level).

Thursday, March 6 at 6 p.m.
Author Yiyun Li returns to discuss her new novel, Kinder Than Solitude, an unforgettable story about three friend whose lives have changed because of a murder, with Elizabeth Taylor, literary editor for the Chicago Tribune.

Tuesday, March 11 at 6 p.m.
Chris Jones, chief theater critic for the Chicago Tribune discusses his recent book, Bigger, Brighter, Louder: 150 Years of Chicago Theater as Seen by Chicago Tribune Critics.

Wednesday, March 26 at 6:30 p.m.
Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Ira Berkow discusses his recent book, Wrigley Field: An Oral and Narrative History of the Home of the Chicago Cubs, which documents the stadium’s entire career through a decade-by decade.

Thursday, March 27 at 6 p.m.
Celebrate migration and storytelling during this One Book, One Chicago program that teaches us about ourselves and others. The program features discussions by Ruben Martinez, author of The New Americans: Seven Families Journey to Another Country, and Chris Abani, author of Graceland, The Virgin of Flames and The Secret History of Las Vegas.

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