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Book notes: Cantigny hosts Pulitzer winner David Finkel

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  • Award-winning journalist and author David Finkel discusses his book "Thank You for Your Service" at the First Division Museum at Cantigny Park in Wheaton.

      Award-winning journalist and author David Finkel discusses his book "Thank You for Your Service" at the First Division Museum at Cantigny Park in Wheaton.
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• Author Dave Lubar reads from and signs copies of the latest edition of his award-winning "Weenies" young reader series, "Wipeout of the Wireless Weenies," at 7 p.m. Monday, April 28, at Anderson's Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville. (630) 355-2665 or andersonsbookshop.com.

• Author Marty Brounstein discusses his book "Two Among the Righteous Few: A Story of Courage in the Holocaust" at 7 p.m. Monday, April 28, at the Northbrook Community Synagogue, 2548 Jasper Court, Northbrook. Books will be available for purchase and signing after the author's presentation. Free. For information, call (847) 509-9204. Brounstein will also discuss and sign his book at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 30, at the Ela Area Public Library, 275 Mohawk Trail, Lake Zurich. Visit eapl.org.

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• "Abner's Story" author Michael Bellito, a former John Hersey High School teacher, discusses his third novel at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 29, at the Prospect Heights Public Library District, 12 N. Elm St., Prospect Heights. Books will be available for purchase and signing after the program. Register by visiting the library's information desk, by calling (847) 259-3500, ext. 35, or by visiting phpl.info.

• Marcus Sedgwick reads from and signs copies of his new children's novel, "She is Not Invisible," at 7 p.m. Monday, April 28, at Anderson's Two Doors East, 111 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville. (630) 355-2665 or andersonsbookshop.com.

• Author and Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist from The Washington Post David Finkel discusses his book "Thank You for Your Service" at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 30, in the Visitors Center Theater at Cantigny Park, 1S151 Winfield Road, Wheaton. Books will be available for purchase and signing following the author's presentation. Free admission and parking. (630) 260-8187 or cantigny.org.

• Kenneth N. Green discusses his book "I'm From Division Street" at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 1, at Temple Chai, 1670 Checker Road, Long Grove. Books will be available for purchase and signing at the event. For details, call (847) 537-1771 or email chaiguysbrotherhood@gmail.com.

• Meet author Beth Hoffman as she reads from and signs copies of the new paperback edition of her book "Looking for Me" at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 1, at Anderson's Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville. (630) 355-2665 or andersonsbookshop.com.

• Local children's book author Barb Rosenstock discusses and signs copies of her new nonfiction picture book, "The Streak: How Joe DiMaggio Became America's Hero," at 3 p.m. Saturday, May 3, at The Book Stall at Chestnut Court, 811 Elm St., Winnetka. Other event highlights include snacks and a chance for guests to try their hand with an exact replica of Joe DiMaggio's famous bat "Betsy Ann." (847) 446-8880 or thebookstall.com.

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