Dispatch just in from our Department of All Things Reference and Regional about annual Chicago favorite, the Printers Row List Fest:
Come out and join us this weekend at the 2011 Printers Row Lit Fest, one of the most anticipated events of the year for authors, publishers, booksellers, and book lovers in Chicago. Among the bookstalls and reading stages occupying five city blocks in the South Loop, you’ll find the University of Chicago Press booth on Dearborn just south of Harrison. We’ll be selling some of our most popular regional and general interest titles at great prices, including The Thinking Student’s Guide to College by Andrew Roberts for $10 and a table full of books such as the The Rules of Golf in Plain English and The University of Chicago Spanish Dictionary for just $5. While you’re there, catch our distinguished authors speaking at the following events:
10:00 AM on Saturday at University Center/River Room
Hillary Chute, author of Graphic Women and Melissa Ann Pinney, author of Girl Ascending, in conversation with Mary Schmich of the Chicago Tribune
10:30 AM on Saturday at University Center/Loop Room
Adoption Nation with Jane Katch, author of Far Away from . . .