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  • Author appearances: Paula Hawkins joins authors at Anderson’s event Jan 24, 2015 7:01 AM
    A number of authors/novelists will be on hand for an adult author panel event at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 30, at Anderson’s Bookshop in Naperville. Authors who will take part in the event include Paula Hawkins (“The Girl on the Train”), Cecilia Eckback (“Wolf Winter”), Elizabeth Blackwell (“While Beauty Slept”), Jacqueline Carey (“Autumn Bones”) and others.

     
  • Book notes: Mike Greenberg signs book, broadcasts live in Winnetka Jan 17, 2015 5:30 AM
    Mike Greenberg, co-host of ESPN Radio’s “Mike and Mike” sports talk show, signs copies of his new book, “My Father’s Wives,” and broadcasts live on the radio from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 24, at The Book Stall in Winnetka. Chicago-area author Mary Kubica discusses and signs copies of her debut novel, "The Good Girl," at 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 19, at the Vernon Area Public Library in Lincolnshire.

     
  • Wintrust ATMs get new software, works with your smartphone Jan 15, 2015 1:37 PM
    Rosemont-based Wintrust is adding new software to its fleet of 190 ATMs so that they can communicate with your smartphone. About 29 ATMs so far have the new software that will allow your smartphone to do the so-called cardless cash transaction.

     
  • Author appearances: Patton Oswalt discusses new book in Naperville Jan 10, 2015 6:45 AM
    See actor and comedian Patton Oswalt discuss his new book, "Silver Screen Fiend," at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 13, in Wentz Hall on the campus of North Central College in Naperville. Plus, local author John McEvoy discusses and signs copies of his latest Jack Doyle mystery, “High Stakes,” at 1 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 11, at The Book Stall at Chestnut Court in Winnetka.

     
  • Ex-Winnetka teacher charged with sexually assualting children dies Jan 10, 2015 7:07 PM
    A lawyer says a 94-year-old former Winnetka teacher accused of sexually assaulting children decades ago in Wyoming has died. Anders Gillis tells The Associated Press that William Bricker died Friday at his home in Glen Arbor, Michigan, where he was in extremely poor health and under hospice care.

     
  • Your 2015 Guide to the Suburbs: It’s our best advice, but share yours too Jan 1, 2015 7:30 AM
    Want to make the most of 2015? Daily Herald Editor John Lampinen introduces a special New Year's Day guide to living, working and playing in the suburbs.

     
  • Lawyer: Man wanted by Wyoming authorities near death Dec 30, 2014 1:09 PM
    TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — A lawyer for a man charged with sexually assaulting campers in Wyoming decades ago says the 94-year-old is near death in northern Michigan and may not make it to the weekend. Quoting doctors, Anders Gillis says William Bricker might live as long as two weeks but could die within 48 hours. Bricker is supposed to be examined Tuesday by a mental health professional in the Traverse City area to determine whether he understands that Wyoming wants to extradite him. Bricker is in hospice care. Gillis predicts “this case is going to be moot” soon. Bricker is accused of molesting children at the Teton Valley Ranch Camp in the 1960s and 1980s. Bricker was a volunteer at the camp in Teton County, Wyoming. Bricker also was a teacher in Winnetka, Illinois.

     
  • Book notes: Former president visiting Naperville Nov 29, 2014 6:00 AM
    Former President George W. Bush signs copies of his new book "41: A Portrait of My Father" at 2 p.m. Monday, Dec. 1, at Anderson's Bookshop in Naperville.

     
  • Self-published authors can enter Soon to Be Famous Illinois Author contest Nov 20, 2014 9:02 PM
    Illinois authors who have self-published an adult fiction book may enter the second year of the Soon to be Famous Illinois Author project until Monday, Dec. 15. The Soon to be Famous Illinois Author project is being coordinated in collaboration with the Illinois Library Association and Reaching Across Illinois Library System (RAILS) and is supported by the American Library Association Digital Content Working Group, the Public Library Association (PLA), Illinois Heartland Library System.

     
  • Book notes: Anson Williams signs new book at Naperville’s Anderson’s Nov 15, 2014 6:45 AM
    Actor and singer Anson Williams, perhaps best-known for his role as Potsie on television’s “Happy Days,” discusses and signs copies of his book "Singing to a Bulldog" at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 16, at Anderson's Bookshop in Naperville. For details, visit andersonsbookshop.com.

     
  • Cook of the Week: His passion is getting others hooked on fish Nov 11, 2014 2:41 PM
    Even while working full-time as an options trader, Cook of the Week John Stowick couldn't keep his mind off cooking. He'd take part-time jobs at restaurants working as a busboy, line cook or bartender to be around it. Two years ago John quit his day job to focus solely on his culinary passion and landed behind the seafood counter at Foodstuffs, a gourmet grocer and caterer in Glencoe.

     
  • Book notes: Tivoli hosts Q&A with John Cleese Nov 8, 2014 6:45 AM
    Actor John Cleese presents his new memoir, “So, Anyway...,” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 11, at the Tivoli Theatre in Downers Grove. The program includes a presentation by Cleese, a Q&A session and one pre-autographed book. Tickets are available through Anderson's Bookshop.

     
  • Boy, 3, hit by car while trick-or-treating Nov 1, 2014 7:50 PM
    A 3-year-old boy was struck and injured by a car while trick-or-treating Friday in Winnetka. Police in Winnetka say the accident happened at 6 p.m. Friday when the boy ran into the street. He was taken to Evanston Hospital, where he was listed in good condition.

     
  • Book notes: Rocker Jim Peterik signs new book at NCC in Naperville Nov 1, 2014 6:30 AM
    The Ides of March and Survivor musician Jim Peterik signs copies of his book “Through the Eye of the Tiger” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 4, at Meiley-Swallow Hall, on the campus of North Central College in Naperville. Tickets are available with the purchase of Peterik’s book from Anderson’s Bookshop in Naperville.

     
  • Book notes: Kiss’ Gene Simmons signs ‘Me, Inc.’ at Tivoli Oct 25, 2014 6:45 AM
    Gene Simmons, of rock band Kiss, signs copies of his new book, “Me, Inc.,” at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 28, at the Tivoli Theatre in Downers Grove. And New York Times best-selling author Jodi Picoult discusses her new novel, “Leaving Time,” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 28, in Wentz Concert Hall at Naperville's North Central College.

     
  • Book notes: ‘My Cat From Hell’ host visits Anderson’s Oct 11, 2014 6:15 AM
    Jackson Galaxy, animal behaviorist and host of Animal Planet's "My Cat From Hell" discusses and signs copies of his book "Catification" at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 16, at Anderson's Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville.

     
  • Book notes: Garth Stein signs new novel at Anderson’s Oct 4, 2014 6:15 AM
    Author Garth Stein discusses and signs copies of his new novel "A Sudden Light" at 7 p.m. Monday Oct. 6, at Anderson's Bookshop in Naperville.

     
  • Book notes: Diane Muldrow discusses her books in Libertyville Sep 27, 2014 6:30 AM
    Diane Muldrow, author of “Everything I Need to Know I Learned From a Little Golden Book” and “Everything I Need to Know About Christmas I Learned From a Little Golden Book,” discusses her books at an author event at 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 3, at Cook Memorial Public Library in Libertyville.

     
  • Book notes: Jim Peterik signs new book in Glen Ellyn Sep 20, 2014 6:15 AM
    Singer, songwriter and author Jim Peterik signs copies of his book "Through the Eye of the Tiger" at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 26, at The Bookstore in Glen Ellyn.

     
  • Book notes: Joelle Charbonneau signs her book at Wauconda library Sep 6, 2014 6:15 AM
    "The Testing" author Joelle Charbonneau discusses and signs copies of her book at 3:15 p.m. Monday, Sept. 8, at the Wauconda Area Public Library, 801 N. Main St., Wauconda.

     
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