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Saturday, April 1st, 1:00pm Educator Appreciation Brunch, Barnes and Noble, University Park Mall, Mishawaka, IN
Saturday, April 8th, 1:00pm Public Book Reading and Signing, Barnes and Noble, University Park Mall, Mishawaka, IN
Tuesday, April 25th, 6:00pm Co-Presentation with Steve Bellinger* (author of The Chronocar, 2014), Barnes and Noble DePaul Center, Chicago (State St. and Jackson Blvd.)
Thursday, April 27th, 6:30pm Book Reading and Signing, Friends of Logan Square Library, Logan Square Branch, Chicago (3030 W. Fullerton Ave.)
Tuesday, May 2nd, 7:00pm Book Reading and Signing, Glessner House Museum, Chicago (1800 S. Prairie)
Thursday, May 4th, 7:00pm Book Reading and Signing, Centuries and Sleuths Bookstore, Forest Park, IL (7419 W. Madison)
Thursday, June 15th, 6:30pm Co-Presentation with Steve Bellinger*, The Book Stall, Winnetka, IL (811 Elm St.)
Monday, June 26th, 6:00pm Co-Presentation with Steve Bellinger at the 57th Street Bookstore (1301 E. 57th Street)
Saturday, July 15th, 5:00pm Co-Presentation with Steve Bellinger at The Book Cellar (4736 N. Lincoln Ave.)
Saturday, July 29th, [Time TBA] Co-Presentation with Steve Bellinger at Chicago Public Library, Edgewater Branch (6000 N. Broadway)
Saturday, September 9th, 2:00pm Co-Presentation with Steve Bellinger at the Oak Park Public Library (834 Lake St. in Oak Park)
Saturday, October 7th, 1:00pm Co-Presentation with Steve Bellinger at The Museums at Lisle Station Park (921 School St. in Lisle, IL)
Saturday, October 21st, 2:00pm Book signing at the Barnes and Noble, Jefferson Pointe Shopping Center in Fort Wayne, IN
Wednesday, November 1st, 6:00pm at the Evanston Public Library, (1703 Orrington Ave.)
Friday, December 1st, 5:00pm Book signing and presentation at the Hammes Notre Dame Bookstore on the campus of ND

*See the HERE’S WHAT’S BREATHING (NEW) page for details on Steve’s and my presentation,
“History in Fiction and Non-Fiction: Books For the Post-Truth Age”
THE STAGED PERFORMANCE (My first!) of Let Me Just Say This took place with the SPRINGBOARD THEATER COMPANY here in Chicago in the spring of 2016!

A stage reading of a new play, Accidental Election of an Anarchist, an homage to Dario Fo, Italian playwright (1926-2016). It’s a political farce set in Sixteenth Century Rome. It was read at the Heartland Cafe in Rogers Park, Chicago.


The History Press released the print version, The Chicago Haymarket Affair: A Guide to A Labor Rights Milestone; on October 31, 2016.


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