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Jim Carrey, David Weisner & Jerry Pinkney Get Booked

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

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Heidi Boghosian will headline a conversation event about her new book, Spying on Democracy, at the Hillside Club. Join in on Tuesday, October 1st starting 8 p.m. (Berkeley, CA)

David Tuchman plans to record the next episode of OMGWTFBIBLE in front of a live audience at 2A. Hear him on Tuesday, October 1st starting 8 p.m. (New York, NY)

David Weisner and Jerry Pinkney, both Caldecott Medal winners, will appear at Books of Wonder to talk about their newest picture books. See them on Thursday, October 3rd starting 5 p.m. (New York, NY)

Actor Jim Carrey will discuss and sign copies of his debut picture book, How Roland Rolls. Meet him on Saturday, October 5th at Barnes & Noble (Union Square)  starting 2 p.m. (New York, NY)

The Saskatoon Public Library will host a public forum on what it means to be a 21st century author. Join in on Saturday, October 5th starting 2 p.m. (Saskatoon, SK Canada)

The Sarasota Book Fair will feature appearances from a bunch of authors and illustrators. Check it out on Saturday, October 5th at the Art Center Sarasota from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. (Sarasota, Fl)

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