Authors: Hillary Clinton, Denis Leary make local appearances

  • Hillary Clinton will speak about her memoir "What Happened" at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 30, at Chicago's Auditorium Theatre.

    Hillary Clinton will speak about her memoir "What Happened" at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 30, at Chicago's Auditorium Theatre. Associated Press

 
 
Posted10/28/2017 7:31 AM

• Former first lady, U.S. Senator, Secretary of State and Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton discusses her book "What Happened" at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 30, at the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University, 50 E. Congress Parkway, Chicago. Tickets cost $229-$279. For details, visit hillaryclintonbooktour.com.

Hillary Clinton will speak about her memoir "What Happened" at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 30, at Chicago's Auditorium Theatre.
Hillary Clinton will speak about her memoir "What Happened" at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 30, at Chicago's Auditorium Theatre. - Associated Press

• Cynthia Clampitt, author of "Midwest Maize: How Corn Shaped the U.S. Heartland," presents a program titled "How Corn Changed Everything" at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 31, in room A145 at Oakton Community College, 7701 Lincoln Ave., Skokie. worldplate.com.

• Nidhi Chanani signs copies of her debut graphic novel, "Pashmina," at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 1, at Anderson's Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville. For a place in the signing line, purchase the book from Anderson's in Naperville. (630) 355-2665 or andersonsbookshop.com.

Actor/comedian Denis Leary discusses his new book at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 1, in Wentz Concert Hall at North Central College in Naperville.
Actor/comedian Denis Leary discusses his new book at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 1, in Wentz Concert Hall at North Central College in Naperville.

• Actor/comedian Denis Leary discusses his book "Why We Don't Suck" at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 1, in Wentz Concert Hall, on the campus of North Central College, 171 E. Chicago Ave., Naperville. Event features a moderated conversation with Leary and a Q&A session with the audience. Each ticket, ranging from $33-$43, includes a pre-signed copy of the book. Tickets are available at denislearyandersons.brownpapertickets.com. Event is sponsored by Anderson's Bookshop of Naperville. andersonsbookshop.com.

• The First Division Museum at Cantigny Park hosts retired U.S. Army Col. Gregory Fontenot as he discusses his book "The 1st Infantry Division and the U.S. Army Transformed" at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 1, in the Cantigny visitors center. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. A book-signing follows Fontenot's program. Copies of the book will be available for purchase. Free. fdmuseum.org.

• Former Baxter International chairman and CEO Harry M. Jansen Kraemer Jr. will take questions and sign copies of his books "From Values to Action: The Four Principles of Values-Based Leadership" and "Becoming the Best: Build a World-Class Organization Through Values-Based Leadership" in a free seminar at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 2, in Room 1604, at Oakton Community College, 1600 E. Golf Road, Des Plaines. Copies of the books will be available at the event, which is part of the college's Business Book Author Series. oakton.edu.

• Local author Nicole Leiren discusses the first book in her "Danger Cove" series, "Heroes and Hurricanes," at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 2, at the Sugar Grove Public Library, 125 S. Municipal Drive, Sugar Grove. Books will be available for purchase and signing. Registration is recommended. (630) 466-4686 or sgpl.org.

• Jessica Townsend signs copies of her middle-grade title "Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow" at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 2, at Anderson's Bookshop, 5112 Main St., Downers Grove. For a place in the signing line, purchase the book from Anderson's in Downers Grove. (630) 963-2665 or andersonsbookshop.com.

• Join in a Skype chat with Mark Bowden, author of The New York Times best-selling "Black Hawk Down," as he discusses his new title, "Hue 1968," from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 2, at the Wauconda Area Library, 801 N. Main St., Wauconda. (847) 526-6225 or wauclib.org.

•The Family Action Network presents Harvard Business School historian and author Nancy Koehn as she discusses her book "Forged in Crisis: The Power of Courageous Leadership in Turbulent Times" at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 3, in the Cornog Auditorium at New Trier High School, 7 Happ Road, Northfield. The event will be videotaped and is suitable for ages 12 and older. familyactionnetwork.net.

• Sara Shepard ("The Amateurs, Book 2 Follow Me") and Livia Blackburne ("Rosemarked") discuss and sign copies of their new young adult titles at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 3, at Anderson's Bookshop, 26 S. La Grange Road, La Grange. For a place in the signing line, purchase one of the authors' books from Anderson's in La Grange. (708) 582-6353 or andersonsbookshop.com.

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