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David Dinkins & Rachel Kramer Bussel Get Booked

bowHere are some literary events to pencil in your calendar this week.

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McSweeney’s and Voice of Witness will celebrate their collaborative book, High Rise Stories – Voices from Chicago Public HousingCheck it out on Tuesday, September 24th at the Jane Addams Hull-House Museum starting 7 p.m. (Chicago, IL)

David Dinkins, former Mayor of New York City, will discuss his new memoir, A Mayor’s Life at Barnes & Noble (Union Square). Hear him on Thursday, September 26th starting at 7 p.m. (New York, NY)

Editor Rachel Kramer Bussel will lead an Erotica 101 writing workshop at The Tool Shed. Meet her on Friday, September 27th starting at 8 p.m. (Milwaukee, WI)

Nine picture book writers and artists will sit for a panel, Q&A, and signing session at Books of Wonder. Join in on Sunday, September 29th from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. (New York, NY)

Writer Heidi Boghosian will talk about her new book, Spying on Democracy, at Berkeley Arts and Letters. See her on Monday, September 30th starting at 7:30 p.m. (Berkeley, CA)

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