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Book notes: Jim Gaffigan signs 'Dad is Fat' in Naperville

Comedian Jim Gaffigan discusses his new book, “Dad is Fat,” at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 9, at Pfeiffer Hall at North Central College in Naperville.

Comedian Jim Gaffigan discusses his new book, "Dad is Fat," at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 9, at Pfeiffer Hall at North Central College in Naperville.

 

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• Author Michael Black discusses and signs "Pope's Last Case & Other Stories" and "To Hell in a Fast Car: On the Road to Death and Destruction" and is joined by author Zak Mucha, who will sign copies of his book "Heavyweight Champion of Nothing," at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 4, at Centuries and Sleuths Bookstore, 7419 W. Madison St., Forest Park. (708) 771-7243 or centuriesandsleuths.com.

• Television personality Daphne Oz, co-host of ABC-TV's "The Chew," discusses and signs copies of her book "Relish: An Adventure in Food, Style and Everyday Fun" at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 4, at Anderson's Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville. (630) 355-2665 or andersonsbookshop.com.

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• Meet author Henry Kisor as he discusses and signs copies of his book "Hang Fire" at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 5, at Centuries and Sleuths Bookstore, 7419 W. Madison St., Forest Park. (708) 771-7243 or centuriesandsleuths.com.

• Meet "Spiderwick Chronicles" co-creator Holly Black as she reads from and signs copies of her new middle-grade novel, "Doll Bones," at 7 p.m. Monday, May 6, at Anderson's Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville. (630) 355-2665 or andersonsbookshop.com.

• "The Humanity Project" author Jean Thompson reads from and signs copies of her novel at 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 7, at Anderson's Two Doors East, 111 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville. (630) 355-2665 or andersonsbookshop.com.

• Actress and author Jessica Alba reads from and signs copies of her book "The Honest Life" at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 8, at Andersons' Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville. (630) 355-2665 or andersonsbookshop.com.

• Patrick Cannon, author of "Louis Sullivan: Creating a New American Architecture," discusses and signs copies of his book at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 9, at Cook Park Library, 413 N. Milwaukee Ave., Libertyville. Registration is required for the event. Books will be available for purchase. Call (847) 362-2330 or visit webres.cooklib.org.

• Comedian, actor and author Jim Gaffigan discusses and signs copies of his new book, "Dad is Fat," at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 9, at Pfeiffer Hall at North Central College, 310 E. Benton Ave., Naperville. The event is presented by Anderson's Bookshop, at 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville. Tickets are available with the purchase of Gaffigan's book from Anderson's Bookshop. For details, call (630) 355-2665 or visit andersons bookshop.com.

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