News about books
The Pulitzer Prize-winning author will be featured at a discussion, Q&A and book-signing event at 7 p.m. May 16 at Frugal Muse Books, Music & Video in Darien.
Kelly Jensen is a writer for the popular website Book Riot, podcast host of “Hey YA!,” and editor of anthologies, including “(Don’t) Call Me Crazy: 33 Voices Start the Conversation About Mental Health.”
Best-selling author Phyllis Fagell will present a webinar titled “Middle School Superpowers: 12 Resilience Strategies to Help Tweens and Teens Reframe Setbacks and Gain Confidence.”
Author and St. Anne alumni Amanda Donahue and husband Tyler presented her book “Tyler’s Purple Arm” Friday, April 14, 2023 to third, fourth and fifth graders at the Dixon School.
Author and St. Anne’s alumni Amanda Donahue and husband Tyler presented her book “Tyler’s Purple Arm” Friday, April 14, 2023 to third, fourth and fifth graders at the Dixon School.
Family and friends of the students were asked to help support the students during a time that also encompassed Read Across America Week and Dr. Seuss Day from Feb. 27 through March 10.
This year, I invite you to explore with me the impact of selected poets who have used their linguistic tools to paint a picture of the sorrow and horror of war.
Devery Anderson will discuss his book, “Emmett Till: The Murder That Shocked the World and Propelled the Civil Rights Movement.” It prompted a television series streaming on Hulu.
“Growing Up With Chris Farley: A Story of Addiction, Love and Forgiveness, What You Need to Know” is the topic of a discussion by Tom Farley and Dr. Timothy Fong offered online and in person in Glen Ellyn.
"Tale With a Twist" is a free Wednesdays @ One program that will bring Charles Dickens and his Christmas stories to life Nov. 30.
“American Like Me: Reflections on Life Between Cultures” is this year's selection, with a variety of events planned.
Leadership is often associated with bold confidence and charisma, but many great leaders are deep thinkers, soft-spoken and shy.
The Grand Reopening Community Event is 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Leanne Cvetan created her stay-at-home dream job: translating books into English for self-published German authors hoping to find a foothold in U.S. markets.
Donated books, CDs and DVDs will be collected through Aug. 1.