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  • Kristin Cavallari makes multiple appearances this week for her new cookbook, "True Roots."

    Kristin Cavallari makes multiple appearances this week for her new cookbook, "True Roots."
    Courtesy of John Schultz

  • Michelle McNamara's book "I'll be Gone in the Dark."

    Michelle McNamara's book "I'll be Gone in the Dark."

  • Keegan Allen recently released the photography book "Hollywood."

    Keegan Allen recently released the photography book "Hollywood."

 
 

Faisal Mohyuddin: 2 p.m. Sunday, April 22, at The Book Stall, 811 Elm St., Winnetka, (847) 446-8880 or thebookstall.com/. Chicago writer, artist and educator Faisal Mohyuddin launches the poetry collection "The Displaced Children of Displaced Children." Also appearing is The Book Stall's in-house poet Jacob Zawa, who writes as Leonard Zawadksi, and poets Leila Chatti and Anita Olivia Koester.

Aaron Reynolds: 2 p.m. Sunday, April 22, at Anderson's Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville, (630) 355-2665 or andersonsbookshop.com/. Caldecott-winning illustrator/author Aaron Reynolds presents and signs the surfing picture book "Dude!" Come dressed in your favorite tropical wear, and stick around to make a surfboard craft. Free. To join the signing line, purchase the book from Anderson's.

Stephen Tobolosky: 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 24, at Chicago's Standard Club, 320 S. Plymouth Court. Luncheon includes a book talk presentation by actor Stephen Tobolosky of "My Adventures With God." Tickets cost $38 at eventbrite.com/. RSVP to sponsor Anderson's Bookshop at (630) 355-2665. Books will be for sale at the event. For details, see andersonsbookshop.com/.

Kristin Cavallari makes multiple appearances this week for her new cookbook, "True Roots."
Kristin Cavallari makes multiple appearances this week for her new cookbook, "True Roots."

Kristin Cavallari: 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 24, at Anderson's Bookshop, 26 S. La Grange Road, La Grange, (708) 682-6353 or andersonsbookshop.com/. Television host, designer, entrepreneur, actress and New York Times best-selling author Kristin Cavallari shares "True Roots," her new cookbook for healthy, clean recipes, during a book signing event. Tickets, which cost $29, include admittance for one fan, a copy of the new book handed to you when you arrive, a reserved place in the signing line and a photo of you with the author. Order tickets at kristincavallari2andersons.brownpapertickets.com/. Books purchased at other vendors will not be permitted.

Patton Oswalt discusses his late wife Michelle McNamara's book with Gillian Flynn Tuesday in Naperville.
Patton Oswalt discusses his late wife Michelle McNamara's book with Gillian Flynn Tuesday in Naperville.

Patton Oswalt and Gillian Flynn: 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 24, at Community Christian Church, 1635 Emerson Lane, Naperville. Oswalt will discuss his late wife, Michelle McNamara, and her dark murder mystery, "I'll Be Gone in the Dark," with best-selling author Gillian Flynn. Tickets for one adult and one book cost $33 and for two people and one book cost $43. Tickets include a pre-signed copy of the book and a reserved place in the signing line. Buy tickets at pattonoswaltandersons.brownpapertickets.com/. Details are available at sponsor Anderson's Bookshop's website andersonsbookshop.com/ or (630) 355-2665.

Caleb Roehrig: 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 24, at Anderson's Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville, (630) 355-2665 or andersonsbookshop.com/. Roehrig presents and signs the young adult murder mystery "White Rabbit." Free. To join the signing line, purchase the book from Anderson's.

Kristin Cavallari: 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 25, at the Lake Forest Book Store, 662 N. Western Ave., Lake Forest, (847) 234-4420 or lakeforestbookstore.com/. Meet and greet book signing of "True Roots." The ticketed event costs $25.99 plus tax; call the book store for tickets. All books signed must be purchased at the store.

Siobhan Vivian: 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 25, at Anderson's Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville, (630) 355-2665 or andersonsbookshop.com/. Best-selling author Vivian discusses and signs her new young adult novel, "Stay Sweet." Free. To join the signing line, purchase the book from Anderson's.

Daniel Pink: 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 25, at North Shore Country Day School, 310 Green Bay Road, Winnetka, (847) 446-8880 or thebookstall.com/. Best-selling author Daniel Pink speaks about his new book, "When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing." Free. Suitable for ages 12 and over. Sponsored by the Family Action Network and The Book Stall.

Cleo Wade: 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 25, at Anderson's Bookshop, 6 S. La Grange Road, La Grange, (708) 582-6353 or andersonsbookshop.com/. Wade discusses "Heart Talk: Poetic Wisdom for a Better Life" with moderator Luvvie Ajay. She also will sign books. Free. To join the signing line, purchase the book from Anderson's.

Edward Tenner: Noon Thursday, April 26, at the University Club of Chicago, 76 E. Monroe St., Chicago. Tenner will discuss his book "The Efficiency Paradox: What Big Data Can't Do" during a ticketed luncheon. Business attire required; no denim allowed. Reservations are required; call sponsor The Book Stall at (847) 446-8880.

Michael Barsa: 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 26, at The Book Stall, 811 Elm St., Winnetka, (847) 446-8880 or thebookstall.com/. Northwestern University Pritzker Law School professor Michael Barsa reads from his debut novel, "The Garden of Roses."

Keegan Allen discusses his new book, "Hollywood," Thursday in Naperville.
Keegan Allen discusses his new book, "Hollywood," Thursday in Naperville. - Courtesy of Luke Fontana

Keegan Allen: 7 p.m. Thursday, April 26, at Anderson's Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville, (630) 355-2665 or andersonsbookshop.com/. Actor, photographer and best-selling author Keegan Allen will sign his new photography book, "Hollywood." Tickets, which cost $34, include admittance for one person, a copy of the book, a reserved place in the signing line and a photo with the author. Order tickets at brownpapertickets.com/event/3367202. Books purchased at other vendors will not be permitted.

Eileen McNamara: 7 p.m. Thursday April 26, at the Glencoe Public Library, 320 Park Ave., Glencoe, and noon Friday, April 27, at the University Club of Chicago, 76 E. Monroe St. McNamara will discuss "Eunice: The Kennedy Who Changed the World." The Glencoe Library program is free. For luncheon reservations (required) or to order an autographed book, call The Book Stall at (847) 446-8880. thebookstall.com/.

Devin Murphy: 7 p.m. Thursday, April 26, at the Elmhurst Public Library, 125 S. Prospect Ave., (630) 279-8696 or elmhurstpubliclibrary.org/. Murphy will talk about writing his debut novel, "The Boat Runner." in a brief Q&A and book signing. Copies of the book will be available for purchase. Register by phone, online or in person.

John Connolly: 7 p.m. Friday, April 27, at Anderson's Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville, (630) 355-2665 or andersonsbookshop.com/. The well-known Irish mystery author presents and signs "he." Free. To join the signing line, purchase the book from Anderson's.

Daymond John talks about "Rise and Grind" Friday at Anderson's Bookshop in La Grange.
Daymond John talks about "Rise and Grind" Friday at Anderson's Bookshop in La Grange.

Daymond John: 7 p.m. Friday, April 27, at Anderson's Bookshop, 26 S. La Grange Road, La Grange, (708) 682-6353 or andersonsbookshop.com/. John, of TV's "Shark Tank," will sign his new book, "Rise and Grind." Tickets, which cost $30, include admittance for one fan, a copy of the new book, a reserved place in the signing line, a photo with the author, a personalization in the new book only (name only, no inscription) and a signature only in his older book. Buy tickets at daymondjohnandersons.brownpapertickets.com/. Books purchased at other vendors will not be permitted.

Kirk W. Johnson: 2 p.m. Saturday, April 28, at Anderson's Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville, (630) 355-2665 or andersonsbookshop.com/. Johnson talks about and signs "The Feather Thief." Free. To join the signing line, purchase the book from Anderson's.

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