Our October Lineup Has All The Best Words!

Our October Lineup Has All The Best Words!

Don’t obambulate (wander about aimlessly); head straight down to The Book Cellar on Monday, October 17th at 7pm. This lineup of effulgent (radiant) writers and performers will put an end to your sonntagsleerung (Sunday depressions experienced before the coming workday): Toni Nealie is the author of The Miles Between Me, an essay collection about borders, … Continue reading

Essay Fiesta Will ‘Wow!’ You on August 15th!

Essay Fiesta Will ‘Wow!’ You on August 15th!

On August 15, 1977, the Big Ear telescope at Ohio State University received a strong narrow-band radio signal that appeared to be of extraterrestrial origin. Astronomer Jerry Ehman was so impressed that he circled the reading and wrote ‘Wow!’ beside it. The signal has been referred to as the ‘Wow!’ signal ever since. On August … Continue reading

Our July Lineup Lowers the Boom Pow Crackle!

Our July Lineup Lowers the Boom Pow Crackle!

Now that July Fourth is two weeks gone, you’ve exhausted your fireworks stockpile down to a few piddly sparklers. But don’t despair! Come to The Book Cellar at 7pm on Monday, July 18th for this lineup of writers and performers who will bring the boom-pow-crackle without violating noise ordinances: Diana Slickman is a 30-year veteran … Continue reading

Hungover Dads Love Our June Lineup

Hungover Dads Love Our June Lineup

We know that his head is pounding from the Father’s Day kegger, but find a hungover dad (any hungover dad will do), give him some water, and bring him to The Book Cellar at 7pm on Monday, June 20th for an evening of personal essays in support of 826CHI. He’s going to love all of … Continue reading