citizens | October 24 - November 8, 2015
Walter Isaacson

Walter Isaacson

Critically acclaimed biographer Walter Isaacson comes to CHF on Sept 15. Tickets are on sale to CHF Members now, and go on sale to the general public on Aug 6 at 10 AM.
Ta-Nehisi Coates, Laura Eason, Roxane Gay, Jon Ronson, Sarah Vowell, Evan Wolfson

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Presenting Ta-Nehisi Coates, Evan Wolfson, Roxane Gay, Sarah Vowell, Jon Ronson, and Laura Eason.
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Judy Blume

Judy Blume, literary icon and beloved author of Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret; Forever; and Summer Sisters, returns with a story that’s preoccupied her for the past sixty years. When Blume was a teenager in the early 1950s, a series of passenger airplanes crashed in Elizabeth, New Jersey within a three-month period. In the Unlikely Event traces the reverberations of these tragedies, through her own life and beyond. Blume returns to Chicago to discuss her new novel with one of the many readers she’s inspired over the years, the Chicago Tribune’s Heidi Stevens.

This program is presented in partnership with the Chicago Tribune’s Printers Row series.