The Book Cellar
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You should not be surprised to learn that these women (some of our very favorite women!) who write such great books also read great books. Their summer reading lists have everything you need to while away the warmer hours (and a few to look forward to as winter looms again).
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Three things I like: succulent gardens, exploitative reality TV shows, and making lists of threes.
Currently reading: Empire of the Summer Moon, by S C Gwynne.
Join After Hours Magazine to celebrate it's new issue #29 - Summer 2014. After 14 years the magazine's reading tradition continues. Pamela Miller (featured writer in After Hours #29) will be featured after a "contributors only' open mic. Open mic sign up for After Hours contributors begins at 7:00, the featured reading will begin at 8:30.
After Hours magazine will be available for purchase, as will Pamela Miller's new book, Miss Unthinkable.
The Kates come by for a night of comedy! Arrive early for seats and drinks!
We will be closing at 5pm for Labor Day today; enjoy your day off!
Our annual Adult Spelling Bee returns once again to give Chicago's grown-ups a chance at middle school remption (that extra "n" you put in "banana" still stings, doesn't it?). In addition to a chance to achieve Ultimate Glory, there will be a celebrity host, celebrity judges, and PRIZES!!! So download the best dictionary app you can afford-- or, hey, dust off that old fashioned paper one-- and start doing something useful with your commute.
Space for competetors is limited, so call (773.293.2665) or email (email@example.com) to reserve your spot today.
We're very excited to present an extra special story time this morning. Family music rockstar (he's been called "the Judy Blume of kiddie rock") Justin Roberts will be hosting and sharing his brand new book, The Smallest Girl in the Smallest Grade. Come early to get a good seat!