(Women and Children First)
Launch event for the longtime Newcity essayist’s collection, “The Wandering Womb: Essays in Search of Home.”
April 11, 7pm
The Interview Show
Mark Bazer’s long-running live talk show returns with Nora O’Connor, Rebecca Makkai and Ricky Cobb.
April 12, 7:30pm
(Chicago Humanities Festival)
Three months of high-energy events kick off with April appearances by Michio Kaku, Miranda July, Rebecca Makkai, Ayad Akhtar, Susanna Hoffs, Rainn Wilson and many others.
Starts April 13
Dina Elenbogen and Dipika Mukherjee
The two poets, both published in Newcity, read from and discuss their new collections, Elenbogen’s “Shore” and Mukherjee’s “Dialect of Distant Harbors.”
April 20, 6pm
Independent Bookstore Day
(Independent Bookstores Everywhere)
Readers and booksellers celebrate the vibrancy and vitality of independent bookstores with special events and shopping.