Author events: Judson Todd Allen, Chloe Benjamin come to Anderson's

 
 
Posted1/13/2018 7:29 AM
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  • Chef Judson Todd Allen debuts his new cookbook, "The Spice Diet," at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 17, at Anderson's Bookshop in La Grange.

    Chef Judson Todd Allen debuts his new cookbook, "The Spice Diet," at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 17, at Anderson's Bookshop in La Grange. Courtesy of Komifoto

• Best-selling author Melanie Benjamin presents and signs her historical fiction novel "The Girls in the Picture" at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 14, at Anderson's Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville. This event is free and open to the public. To join the signing line, purchase the book from Anderson's. (630) 355-2665 or andersonsbookshop.com/.

• Meet Samira Ahmed when she discusses and signs her new young adult novel, "Love, Hate and Other Filters," at a book launch at 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 15, at Anderson's Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville. Free and open to the public. To join the signing line, purchase the book from Anderson's. (630) 355-2665 or andersonsbookshop.com/.

• Author A.J. Finn appears in conversation with New York Times best-selling author Gillian Flynn ("Gone Girl," "Dark Places") to discuss his new novel, "The Woman in the Window," at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 16, at the American Writers Museum, 180 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago. Books from both authors will be available for purchase and both authors will be signing books after the event. Free and open to the public. E-tickets are required; see americanwritersmuseum.org/.

• Best-selling authors Sasha Alsberg and Lindsay Cummings present and sign their new space opera for teens, "Zenith," the first release in the new "Androma Saga" series, at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 16, at Anderson's Bookshop, 26 S. La Grange Road, La Grange. Free and open to the public. To join the signing line, purchase the book from Anderson's. (708) 582-6353 or andersonsbookshop.com/.

• Author William Hazelgrove will discuss his book "Madam President: The Secret Presidency of Edith Wilson" at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 17, at the Crystal Lake Public Library, 126 W. Paddock St. (815) 459-1687 or crystallakelibrary.org/.

• Meet chef Judson Todd Allen when he debuts his new cookbook, "The Spice Diet," at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 17, at Anderson's Bookshop, 26 S. La Grange Road, La Grange. He'll discuss and sign books at this free event. To join the signing line, purchase the book from Anderson's. (708) 582-6353 or andersonsbookshop.com/.

• Author Nancy Doyle will discuss her new book, "Manage Your Financial Life: A Thoughtful, Organized Approach for Women," at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 18, at The Gorton Center, 400 E. Illinois Road, Lake Forest. Doyle, CFA and founder of The Doyle Group, has 30 years of experience in wealth management, investments, corporate finance and consulting. The free event is co-presented by the Ladies Of LB/LF Book Club. Registration is required. facebook.com/events/175513806336432/.

Chloe Benjamin will sign "The Immortalists" at 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 19, at Anderson's Bookshop in Naperville.
Chloe Benjamin will sign "The Immortalists" at 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 19, at Anderson's Bookshop in Naperville. - Courtesy of Nathan Jandl

• "The Immortalists" author Chloe Benjamin will read from and sign her second novel at 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 19, at Anderson's Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville. Free and open to the public. To join the signing line, purchase the book from Anderson's. (630) 355-2665 or andersonsbookshop.com/.

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