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UPCOMING EVENTS

                      

CHRIS JONES

Monday, September 29th

12:00 pm at The Standard Club

The first known Chicago Tribune theater review appeared on March 25, 1853. An anonymous notice, it shared the page with two other announcements - one about a pair of thousand-pound hogs set to be slaughtered and another trumpeting the largest load of lumber ever to leave Chicago. "And thus Chicago's priorities were starkly laid out right there on that page," begins Chris Jones in the introduction to this eyewitness cultural history. "Hog butcher for the world and windy self-promoter, specializing in commerce-driven superlatives. The arts came a poor third. Critics, and the artists they covered, would rail against that perceived set of civic priorities for years." The Chicago of today, on the other hand, is regarded as one of the world's premier cities for theater, and no one has had a more consistent front-row seat to its ascendance than the Chicago Tribune theater critics. Bigger, Brighter, Louder weaves together more than 150 years of Tribune reviews into a compelling narrative, pairing full reviews with commentary and history. With a sharp eye for telling details and a keen sense of historical context, Jones, longtime chief Tribune theater critic, takes readers through decades of highs and lows, successes and failures. The book showcases fascinating early reviews of actors and shows that would go on to achieve phenomenal success, including a tryout of "A Raisin in the Sun" with newcomer Sidney Poitier and the first major review of "The Producers." It also delves into the rare and the unusual, such as a previously unpublished Tennessee Williams interview and a long conversation with Edward Albee's mother. With reviews from Claudia Cassidy, Peregine Pickle, William Leonard, and more, many never collected before, Bigger, Brighter, Louder offers a unique lasting record of an ephemeral art and a riveting look at the history behind Chicago's rise to theatrical greatness.

For reservations, please call The Book Stall: 847.446.8880.

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SHEILA FLAHERTY

Tuesday, September 30th

7:00 pm at The Book Stall

This moving and unforgettable debut novel East of Mecca by Sheila Flaherty tells a timely, harrowing, and heartbreaking story of love and betrayal, the transcendent power of friendship, and the ultimate price of oppression. Driven by financial desperation, Sarah and Max Hayes are seduced by promises of a glamorous expatriate lifestyle in Saudi Arabia. Sarah surrenders her career when Max accepts a prestigious job with Ocmara Oil Company and they relocate their family to the shores of the Persian Gulf. Locked inside the heavily-guarded Ocmara compound, Sarah becomes invisible within the fundamentalist Islamic Kingdom. Gradually, she is drawn into a clandestine, illicit friendship with Yasmeen, a Saudi woman. Together they find freedom beneath the veils and behind the walls of the Saudi women's quarters-until inconceivable events force Sarah to make life-or-death decisions. Told with riveting authenticity and exquisite detail, East of Mecca explores the abuse of absolute power with an elegant balance of cultural nuance and moral inquiry. Long after you have turned the last page, you will be haunted by the vivid characters and powerful scenes illuminating this tour de force.

This event is free and open to the public.

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SARA-LAWRENCE LIGHTFOOT - A FAN Event

Tuesday, September 30th

7:00 pm at Evanston Township High School

With the insights she has gleaned from her close and subtle observation of parent-teacher conferences, renowned Harvard University professor Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot has written a wise, useful book about the ways in which parents and teachers can make the most of their essential conversation - the dialogue between the most vital people in a child's life.
"The essential conversation" is the crucial exchange that occurs between parents and teachers - a dialogue that takes place more than one hundred million times a year across our country and is both mirror of and metaphor for the larger cultural forces that define family-school relationships and shape the development of our children. Participating in this twice-yearly ritual, so friendly and benign in its apparent goals, parents and teachers are often wracked with anxiety. In a meeting marked by decorum and politeness, they frequently exhibit wariness and assume defensive postures. Even though the conversation appears to be focused on the student, adults may find themselves playing out their own childhood histories, insecurities, and fears.
Through vivid portraits and parables, Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot captures the dynamics of this complex, intense relationship from the perspective of both parents and teachers. She also identifies new principles and practices for improving family-school relationships. In a voice that combines the passion of a mother, the skepticism of a social scientist, and the keen understanding of one of our nation's most admired educators, Lawrence-Lightfoot offers penetrating analysis and an urgent call to arms for all those who want to act in the best interests of their children. For parents and teachers who seek productive dialogues and collaborative alliances in support of the learning and growth of their children, this book will offer valuable insights, incisive lessons, and deft guidance on how to communicate more effectively. In The Essential Conversation, Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot brings scholarship, warmth, and wisdom to an immensely important cultural subject - the way we raise our children.

This event is free and open to the public.

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JUAN ZARATE - A Chicago Council on Global Affairs Event

Wednesday, October 1st

5:30 pm at The Standard Club

In Treasury’s War, Juan Zarate - who, along with a dedicated group of Treasury officials, designed and implemented this strategy and capability - takes readers behind the scenes to explain in unprecedented detail how this group redefined the Treasury's role, and used its unique powers, relationships, and reputation to apply financial pressure against America's enemies.

 

For reservations, please go to: http://www.thechicagocouncil.org/

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MIKE THOMAS

Wednesday, October 2nd

7:00 pm at The Book Stall

Beloved TV comedic actor Phil Hartman is best known for his eight brilliant seasons on "Saturday Night Live," where his versatility and comedic timing resulted in some of the funniest and most famous sketches in the television show's history. Besides his hilarious impersonations of Phil Donahue, Frank Sinatra and Bill Clinton, Hartman's other indelible characters included Cirroc the Unfrozen Caveman Lawyer, Eugene the Anal Retentive Chef and, of course, Frankenstein. He also starred as pompous radio broadcaster Bill McNeal in the NBC sitcom "NewsRadio" and voiced numerous classic roles -- most memorably washed-up actor and commercial pitchman Troy McClure -- on Fox's long-running animated hit "The Simpsons." But Hartman's seemingly charmed life was cut tragically short when he was fatally shot by his troubled third wife, Brynn, who turned a gun on herself several hours later. The shocking and headline-generating turn of events stunned those closest to the couple as well as countless fans who knew Phil only from afar. Now, for the first time ever, the years and moments leading up to his untimely end are described in illuminating detail through information gleaned from exclusive interviews with scores of famous cast mates, close friends and family members as well as private letters, audio/video recordings, extensive police records, and more. Both joyous tribute and serious biography, Mike Thomas' You Might Remember Me is a celebration of Phil Hartman's multi-faceted career and an exhaustively reported, warts-and-all examination of his often intriguing and sometimes complicated life - a powerful, humor-filled and disquieting portrait of a man who was loved by many, admired by millions and taken from them far too early.

This event is free and open to the public.

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RICK PERLSTEIN

Friday, October 3rd

12:00 pm at The Union League Club

From Rick Perlstein, the bestselling author of Nixonland, comes The Invisible Bridge, a dazzling portrait of America on the verge of a nervous breakdown in the tumultuous political and economic times of the 1970s. In January of 1973 Richard Nixon announced the end of the Vietnam War and prepared for a triumphant second term - until televised Watergate hearings revealed his White House as little better than a mafia den. The next president declared upon Nixon's resignation "our long national nightmare is over" - but then congressional investigators exposed the CIA for assassinating foreign leaders. The collapse of the South Vietnamese government rendered moot the sacrifice of some 58,000 American lives. The economy was in tatters. And as Americans began thinking about their nation in a new way - as one more nation among nations, no more providential than any other - the pundits declared that from now on successful politicians would be the ones who honored this chastened new national mood. Ronald Reagan never got the message. Which was why, when he announced his intention to challenge President Ford for the 1976 Republican nomination, those same pundits dismissed him - until, amazingly, it started to look like he just might "win." He was inventing the new conservative political culture we know now, in which a vision of patriotism rooted in a sense of American limits was derailed in America's Bicentennial year by the rise of the smiling politician from Hollywood. Against a backdrop of melodramas from the Arab oil embargo to Patty Hearst to the near-bankruptcy of America's greatest city, The Invisible Bridge asks the question: what does it mean to "believe in America? To wave a flag, or to reject the glibness of the flag wavers?

For reservations, please call The Book Stall: 847.446.8880.

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BARBARA SHOUP

Sunday, October 5th

1:00 pm at The Book Stall

From Barbara Shoup, the author of Wish You Were Here, Stranded in Harmony (American Library Association Best Books for Young Adults), and Vermeer's Daughter (a "School Library Journal" Best Adult Book for Young Adults) comes Looking For Jack Kerouac. In 1964, Paul Carpetti discovers Jack Kerouac's On the Road while on a school trip to New York and begins to question the life he faces after high school. Then he meets a volatile, charismatic Kerouac devotee determined to hit the road himself. When the boys learn that Kerouac is living in St. Petersburg, Florida, they go looking for answers.

This event is free and open to the public.

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GARTH STEIN

Sunday, October 5th

3:00 pm at The Book Stall

Garth Stein, the bestselling author of The Art of Racing in the Rain, presents a long-awaited new novel in which a boy trying to save his parents' marriage uncovers a vast legacy of family secrets. In the summer of 1990, fourteen-year-old Trevor Riddell gets his first glimpse of Riddell House. Built from the spoils of a massive timber fortune, the legendary family mansion is constructed of giant whole trees and is set on a huge estate overlooking Seattle's Puget Sound. Trevor's bankrupt parents have begun a trial separation, and his father, Jones Riddell, has brought Trevor to Riddell House with a goal: to join forces with his sister, Serena, dispatch the ailing and elderly Grandpa Samuel to a nursing home, sell off the house and property for development, divide up the profits, and live happily ever after. But as Trevor explores the house's secret stairways and hidden rooms, he discovers a spirit lingering in Riddell House whose agenda is at odds with the family plan. Only Trevor's willingness to face the dark past of his forefathers will reveal the key to his family's future. Spellbinding and atmospheric, A Sudden Light is rich with unconventional characters, scenes of transcendent natural beauty, and unforgettable moments of emotional truth that reflect Garth Stein's outsized capacity for empathy and keen understanding of human motivation - a triumphant work of a master storyteller at the height of his power.

This event is free and open to the public.

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LAURIE PETERSEN

Sunday, October 5th

4:30 pm at Grace Presbyterian Church, 440 Ridge, Winnetka

Laurie Petersen, editor of the third edition of the AIA Guide to Chicago, speaks on the subject “Well-Connected: Chicago and North Shore Architects” at Grace Presbyterian Church - designed by notable architect S.S. Berman. Ms. Petersen will explore a century of connections between architects working in the city and on the North Shore.

For more information: http://winnetkahistory.org/events/fall-cocktail-party/

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MARK BAILEY & ED HEMINGWAY

Wednesday, October 8th

7:00 pm at The Book Stall

Author and screenwriter Mark Bailey and illustrator Ed Hemingway return to The Book Stall for a toast to their latest endeavor, aptly titled Of All the Gin Joints: Stumbling Through Hollywood History. Bailey tells the true - and often surprising - stories of 75 of our most beloved actors, directors, and screenwriters with ribald anecdotes and memorable quotes plus recipes for their favorite cocktails. The two last visited the store several years ago with their book Hemingway and Bailey’s Bartending Guide to Great American Writers. They will be joined by High West Distillery of Utah for a special whiskey tasting.

This event is free and open to the public.

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JAMES RICKARDS - A Chicago Council on Global Affairs Event

Thursday, October 9th

7:30 am at The Union League Club

The international monetary system is in imminent danger of collapse, according to James Rickards. The last three collapses - 1914, 1939, 1971 - were followed by periods of war, civil unrest, or significant instability in the global economy. While financial cyber terrorism and pressure from emerging countries may threaten the dollar and US financial hegemony, the biggest threat may come from within - from what Rickards considers foolish US fiscal policies and severe mismanagement of the Federal Reserve. Is the death of the dollar as the world’s reserve currency a foregone conclusion? Would the economic and political repercussions of the next collapse necessarily be similar to those of the past?  How should policymakers, companies, and citizens prepare?

For reservations, please go to: http://www.thechicagocouncil.org/

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DR. LAUREN STREICHER

Thursday, October 9th

6:00 pm at The Standard Club

Dr. Lauren Streicher, an Associate Clinical Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Northwestern’s Feinberg School of Medicine and a renowned women’s sexual health expert, speaks about her new book, Love Sex Again, which offers real solutions for women to reclaim their “SexAbility.”

For reservations, please call The Book Stall: 847.446.8880.

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STEVEN PINKER

Thursday, October 9th

7:00 pm at Loyola University Crown Center

The Sense of Style, the new book by Steven Pinker, a Harvard psychology professor and bestselling writer, cognitive scientist and linguist - shows how the art of writing can be a form of pleasurable mastery and a fascinating intellectual topic in its own right. It’s an excellent resource for writers of all kinds and for readers curious about the ways in which the sciences of mind can illuminate how language works at its best.

This event is free and open to the public.

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FIERCE READS YOUNG ADULT EVENT

Friday, October 10th

7:00 pm at Arlington Heights Library, 500 N. Dunton Avenue

 

Join authors Marissa Meyer (The Lunar Chronicles), Nikki Kelly

(Lailah), Jessica Brody (Unforgotten), and Gennifer Albin (Unraveled) as they discuss their fiercely captivating works for teen readers.

 

Registration is required. Event is recommended for ages 13 and up. Please go to the Library's website, or call them at 847.392.0100. For more about the Fierce Reads Tour, check out: http://www.fiercereads.com

This event is free and open to the public.

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ALAN CUMMING

Monday, October 13th

12:00 pm at The Union League Club

In his unique and engaging voice, Alan Cumming, the acclaimed actor of stage and screen shares the emotional story of his complicated relationship with his father and the deeply buried family secrets that shaped his life and career.

In Not My Father’s Son, Alan uses his usual ribald humor, wit, and incredible insight to seamlessly move back and forth in time, integrating stories from his childhood in Scotland and his experiences today as the celebrated actor of film, television, and stage. At times suspenseful, at times deeply moving, but always incredibly brave and honest, Not My Father's Son is a powerful story of embracing the best aspects of the past and triumphantly pushing the darkness aside.

For reservations, please call The Book Stall: 847.446.8880.

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JOELLE CHARBONNEAU

Monday, October 13th

4:00 pm at Niles Public Library, 6960 West Oakton

 

Meet Joelle Charbonneau, author of The Testing Trilogy. We love events with the charismatic Ms. Charbonneau! Publisher's Weekly says of her now complete trilogy: "The rising tension, skillfully executed scenarios, and rich characterizations all contribute to an exciting story bound to capture readers' imaginations... Charbonneau works action, romance, intrigue, and a plausible dystopian premise into a near-flawless narrative." Perfect for fans of Divergent and The Hunger Games.

This event is free and open to the public.

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MARTIN WOLF - A Chicago Council on Global Affairs Event

Tuesday, October 14th

5:30 pm at The Standard Club

 

Too much has already been said about the purely ‘financial’ aspects of the global financial crisis, according to Martin Wolf. Such an emphasis mistakes symptoms for causes, which lay in the interaction between huge shifts in the global economy and our inherently fragile financial system. What have we learned and, above all, what do we still need to learn in order to prevent another crisis? What are the needed changes in the global economy? And what still needs to be done to make the financial system less fragile?

Martin Wolf is chief economics commentator and associate editor of the Financial Times (FT). Wolf joined the FT in 1987. Previously, he was senior economist at the World Bank and director of studies at the Trade Policy Research Centre, London. He has been a member of the faculty of the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum since 1999. He was also a member of the United Kingdom’s Independent Commission on Banking. He is the author of Why Globalization Works and Fixing Global Finance: How to Curb Financial Crises in the 21st Century. In 2000, Wolf was made Commander of the British Empire “for services to financial journalism.” He has received many prizes for his journalism, including the joint award for columns in “giant newspapers” at the 15th annual Best in Business Journalism competition of The Society of American Business Editors and Writers for 2009, and winning the Overseas Press Club of America’s award for “best commentary on international news in any medium” for 2013. He was one of Foreign Policy’s “Top 100 Global Thinkers” in 2009, 2010, and 2011. He received a BA and an MPhil in economics from Oxford University, and holds a number of honorary degrees and fellowships.

For reservations, please go to: http://www.thechicagocouncil.org/

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SHANNON GALPIN

Tuesday, October 14th

6:00 pm at Green Bay Cycles, 999 Green Bay Road

Being inspired to act can take many forms. For some it's taking a weekend to volunteer, but for Shannon Galpin, it meant leaving her career, selling her house, launching a nonprofit and committing her life to advancing education and opportunity for women and girls. Focusing on the war-torn country of Afghanistan, Galpin and her organization, Mountain2Mountain, have touched the lives of hundreds of men, women and children. As if launching a nonprofit wasn't enough, in 2009 Galpin became the first woman to ride a mountain bike in Afghanistan. Now she's using that initial bike ride to gain awareness around the country, encouraging people to use their bikes "as a vehicle for social change and justice to support a country where women don't have the right to ride a bike."

In Mountain to Mountain, her lyric and honest memoir, Galpin describes her first forays into fundraising, her deep desire to help women and girls halfway across the world, her love for adventure and sports, and her own inspiration to be so much more than just another rape victim. During her numerous trips to Afghanistan, Shannon reaches out to politicians and journalists as well as everyday Afghans - teachers, prison inmates, mothers, daughters -  to cross a cultural divide and find common ground. She narrates harrowing encounters, exhilarating bike rides, humorous episodes, and the heartbreak inherent in a country that is still recovering from decades of war and occupation.

For reservations, please go to: http://greenbaycycles.com/

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WILL BOAST

Tuesday, October 14th

7:00 pm at The Book Stall

Having already lost his mother and only brother, twenty-four-year-old Will Boast finds himself absolutely alone when his father dies of alcoholism. Numbly settling the matters of his father's estate, Boast is deep inside his grief when he stumbles upon documents revealing a secret his father had intended to keep: He’d had another family before Will's - a wife and two sons in England.

This revelation leads to a flood of new questions. Did his father abandon this first family, or was he pushed away? Still reeling from loss, Boast is forced to reconsider the fundamental truths of his childhood and to look for traces of the man his father might truly have been. Setting out in search of his half brothers, he attempts to reconcile their family history with his own, testing each childhood memory under the weight of his father's secret. Moving between the Midwest and England, from scenes of his youth to the tentative discovery of his new family, Boast writes with visceral beauty about grief, memory, and his slow and tender journey to a new kind of love.

With the piercing gaze of a novelist, Boast transforms the pain and confusion of his family history into an achingly poignant portrait of resilience, revising the stories he's inherited to refashion both his past and his present. Heartbreaking and luminous, Epilogue is the stunning account of a young man s struggle to understand all that he has lost and found, and to forge a new life for himself along the way.

This event is free and open to the public.

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NICK KRISTOF

Wedneday, October 15th

7:30 am at The Union League Club

 

An essential, galvanizing narrative about making a difference here and abroad - a road map to becoming the most effective global citizens we can be. In their #1 New York Times best seller Half the Sky, husband-and-wife team Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn brought to light struggles faced by women and girls around the globe, and showcased individuals and institu-tions working to address oppression and expand opportunity. A Path Appears is even more ambitious in scale: nothing less than a sweeping tapestry of people who are making the world a better place and a guide to the ways that we can do the same - whether with a donation of $5 or $5 million, with our time, by capitalizing on our skills as individuals, or by using the resources of our businesses. With scrupulous research and on-the-ground reporting, the authors assay the art and science of giving, identify successful local and global initiatives, and share astonishing stories from the front lines of social progress. We see the compelling, inspiring truth of how real people have changed the world, upending the idea that one person can't make a difference. We meet people like Dr. Gary Slutkin, who developed his landmark Cure Violence program to combat inner-city conflicts in the United States by applying principles of epidemiology; Lester Strong, who left a career as a high-powered television anchor to run an organization bringing in older Americans to tutor students in public schools across the country; MIT development economist Esther Duflo, whose pioneering studies of aid effectiveness have revealed new truths about, among other things, the power of hope; and Jessica Posner and Kennedy Odede, who are transforming Kenya's most notorious slum by expanding educational opportunities for girls. A Path Appears offers practical, results-driven advice on how best each of us can give and reveals the lasting benefits we gain in return. Kristof and WuDunn know better than most how many urgent challenges communities around the world face to-day. Here they offer a timely beacon of hope for our collective future.

For reservations, please call The Book Stall: 847.446.8880.

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SHANNON GALPIN

Wednesday, October 15th

12:00 pm at The Union League Club

Being inspired to act can take many forms. For some it's taking a weekend to volunteer, but for Shannon Galpin, it meant leaving her career, selling her house, launching a nonprofit and committing her life to advancing education and opportunity for women and girls. Focusing on the war-torn country of Afghanistan, Galpin and her organization, Mountain2Mountain, have touched the lives of hundreds of men, women and children. As if launching a nonprofit wasn't enough, in 2009 Galpin became the first woman to ride a mountain bike in Afghanistan. Now she's using that initial bike ride to gain awareness around the country, encouraging people to use their bikes "as a vehicle for social change and justice to support a country where women don't have the right to ride a bike."

In Mountain to Mountain, her lyric and honest memoir, Galpin describes her first forays into fundraising, her deep desire to help women and girls halfway across the world, her love for adventure and sports, and her own inspiration to be so much more than just another rape victim. During her numerous trips to Afghanistan, Shannon reaches out to politicians and journalists as well as everyday Afghans - teachers, prison inmates, mothers, daughters -  to cross a cultural divide and find common ground. She narrates harrowing encounters, exhilarating bike rides, humorous episodes, and the heartbreak inherent in a country that is still recovering from decades of war and occupation.

For reservations, please call The Book Stall: 847.446.8880.

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EMILY PARKER - A Chicago Council on Global Affairs Event

Wednesday, October 15th

12:00 pm at the Chicago Council, 332 South Michigan

In China, university students use the Internet to save the life of an attempted murder victim. In Cuba, authorities unsuccessfully try to silence an online critic by sowing seeds of distrust in her marriage. And in Russia, a lone blogger rises to become one of the most prominent opposition figures since the fall of the Soviet Union. Authoritarian governments try to isolate individuals from one another, but in the age of social media freedom of speech is impossible to contain. Online, people discover that they are not alone. As one blogger put it, "Now I know who my comrades are." In her groundbreaking book, Now I Know Who My Comrades Are: Voices from the Internet Underground, Emily Parker, formerly a State Department policy advisor, writer at The Wall Street Journal and editor at The New York Times, provides on-the-ground accounts of how the Internet is transforming lives in China, Cuba, and Russia.

For reservations, please go to: http://www.thechicagocouncil.org/

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NICK KRISTOF - A Chicago Council on Global Affairs Event

Wednesday, October 15th

5:30 pm at The Intercontinental Hotel

 

An essential, galvanizing narrative about making a difference here and abroad - a road map to becoming the most effective global citizens we can be. In their #1 New York Times best seller Half the Sky, husband-and-wife team Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn brought to light struggles faced by women and girls around the globe, and showcased individuals and institu-tions working to address oppression and expand opportunity. A Path Appears is even more ambitious in scale: nothing less than a sweeping tapestry of people who are making the world a better place and a guide to the ways that we can do the same - whether with a donation of $5 or $5 million, with our time, by capitalizing on our skills as individuals, or by using the resources of our businesses. With scrupulous research and on-the-ground reporting, the authors assay the art and science of giving, identify successful local and global initiatives, and share astonishing stories from the front lines of social progress. We see the compelling, inspiring truth of how real people have changed the world, upending the idea that one person can't make a difference. We meet people like Dr. Gary Slutkin, who developed his landmark Cure Violence program to combat inner-city conflicts in the United States by applying principles of epidemiology; Lester Strong, who left a career as a high-powered television anchor to run an organization bringing in older Americans to tutor students in public schools across the country; MIT development economist Esther Duflo, whose pioneering studies of aid effectiveness have revealed new truths about, among other things, the power of hope; and Jessica Posner and Kennedy Odede, who are transforming Kenya's most notorious slum by expanding educational opportunities for girls. A Path Appears offers practical, results-driven advice on how best each of us can give and reveals the lasting benefits we gain in return. Kristof and WuDunn know better than most how many urgent challenges communities around the world face to-day. Here they offer a timely beacon of hope for our collective future.

For reservations, please go to: http://www.thechicagocouncil.org/

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