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Lit City Literary Events

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May 9

Uncrowned Queens: Go, Tell Michelle.

2pm. Book signing and talk by Peggy Brooks-Bertram and Barbara Nevergold, founders of the Uncrowned Queens Institute and editors of Go, Tell Michelle, a book of letters, poems, and suggestions addressed to First Lady Michelle Obama. Talking Leaves Books, 3158 Main Street (837-8554 /

May 11

Karen Lewis: Postcard Poems. 7pm. Wordflight presents a workshop and reading with poet Lewis, followed by open reading. 7pm. Crane Library, 633 Elmwood Avenue, Upstairs.

Chesa Boudin: Gringo: a Young Radical Comes of Age in Latin America. 7pm. Reading and book signing by young American activist who has spent much of the past several years living, researching, and writing in Latin America. Hallwalls Cinema, Babeville, 341 Delaware Avenue at Tupper (854-1694 /

May 12

Linda Andre: Doctors of Deception: What They Don’t Want You to Know about Shock Treatment. 6pm. Talk and book signing with writer, activist, and the director of the Committee for Truth in Psychiatry. Talking Leaves Books, 3158 Main Street (837-8554 /

Short Story Discussion Group: Raymond Carver, Edward P. Jones. 6:30pm. Raymond Carver, “A Small, Good Thing,” and Edward P. Jones, “Bad Neighbors.” Spot Coffee, Chippewa and Delaware Avenue.

May 13

Gray Hair Reading Series: Ken Feltges and Carole Southwood. 7:30pm. Hallwalls Cinema, Babeville, 341 Delaware Avenue at Tupper (854-1694 /