Author events: Meet Addie Gundry, Eli Finkel this week

 
 
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• Food Network star Addie Gundry hosts a Slow Cooker Pop-Up Event from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 4, at the Lake Forest Book Store, 662 N. Western Ave., Lake Forest. Taste samples from her new cookbooks, "Essential Slow Cooker Recipes" and "Retro Recipes From the '50s and '60s." Books will be available for purchase and signing. Register at (847) 234-4420. lakeforestbookstore.com/.

• Inspired by Shakespeare's "Hamlet," Carrie La Seur discusses and signs her new novel, "The Weight of an Infinite Sky," at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 4, at Anderson's Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville. This free event is open to the public. To join the signing line, purchase the book from Anderson's. (630) 355-2665 or andersonsbookshop.com/.

• Hear Northwestern University social psychology professor Eli Finkel discuss his new book, "The All-or-Nothing Marriage: How the Best Marriages Work," at a noon Monday, Feb. 5, luncheon at the University Club of Chicago, 76 E. Monroe St., Chicago. Business attire is required; no denim. For reservations or to order an autographed book, call sponsor The Book Stall at (847) 446-8880. thebookstall.com/.

• Author Judd Winick comes to Anderson's Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville, at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 5, to read from and sign his graphic series "HILO 4: Waking the Monsters." This free event is open to the public. To join the signing line, purchase the book from Anderson's. (630) 355-2665 or andersonsbookshop.com/.

• The Family Action Network (FAN) hosts Anya Kamenetz, NPR's lead education blogger, for a talk about her new book, "The Art Of Screen Time: How Your Family Can Balance Digital Media and Real Life," at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 6, at New Trier High School, Winnetka campus (Gaffney Auditorium), 385 Winnetka Ave. This free event, which is open to the public, is suitable for those 12 and older. (847) 446-8880 or thebookstall.com/.

• Meet the subject of "The Monk of Mokha," Mokhtar Alkhanshali, at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 6, at the Highland Park Public Library, 494 Laurel, Highland Park. (847) 446-8880 or thebookstall.com/.

• Meet Erin Hunter when she discusses and signs her latest in the "Bravelands" series, "Code of Honor," at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 6, at Anderson's Bookshop, 26 S. La Grange Road, La Grange. This free event is open to the public. To join the signing line, purchase the book from Anderson's. (708) 582-6353 or andersonsbookshop.com/.

• "American Panda" is the debut book from YA author Gloria Chao, who stops by Anderson's Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville, at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 6, to present and sign her new book. This free event is open to the public. To join the signing line, purchase the book from Anderson's. (630) 355-2665 or andersonsbookshop.com/.

• Chef and cookbook author Heath Schecter will present his cookbook "I'm a Chef & My Kids Want Buttered Noodles: A Collection of Recipes" from 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 7, at the Lake Forest Book Store, 662 N. Western Ave., Lake Forest. Schecter is currently a co-chef at The Gallery in Lake Forest. Books will be available for purchase and signing. Twenty-five percent of the proceeds from his book will be donated to the Anthony Rizzo Family Foundation (which raises money for child cancer research) in memory of his friend's daughter, Mia B Gurevitz. Register at (847) 234-4420. lakeforestbookstore.com/.

• Entrepreneur and investor Sam Zell speaks about his book "Am I Being Too Subtle? Straight Talk From a Business Rebel" at an 11:30 a.m. luncheon Thursday, Feb. 8, at The Union League Club, 65 W. Jackson Blvd., Chicago. Business attire; no denim permitted. Tickets cost $45 at eventbrite.com/. Books for signing will be available for purchase on site from sponsor The Book Stall. For luncheon reservations or to order an autographed book, call The Book Stall at (847) 446-8880. thebookstall.com/.

• Author and illustrator spouses Kenneth and Sara Jane Wright present and sign their new picture book, "Lola Dutch," at 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 7, at Anderson's Bookshop, 26 S. La Grange Road, La Grange. To join the signing line, purchase the book from Anderson's. (708) 582-6353 or andersonsbookshop.com/.

• "The Kindness Club" book series author Courtney Sheinmel celebrates her newest middle-grade title, "Designed by Lucy," with a presentation and book signing at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 8, at Anderson's Bookshop, 5112 Main St., Downers Grove. To join the signing line, purchase the book from Anderson's. (630) 963-2665 or andersonsbookshop.com/.

• Local author Sue Burke will talk about and sign her new sci-fi book, "Semiosis," at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 8, at Anderson's Bookshop, 26 S. La Grange Road, La Grange. To join the signing line, purchase the book from Anderson's. (708) 582-6353 or andersonsbookshop.com/.

• When a tree in Wisconsin became beloved by the community, it became the inspiration for children's authors Teresa Surratt and Donna Lukas, authors of the picture book "The Forever Tree." Meet them when they sign and discuss their book at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 8, at Anderson's Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville. (630) 355-2665 or andersonsbookshop.com/.

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