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New book reviews include:

Notorious RBG by Irin Carmon and Shana Knizhnik

The Road to Little Dribbling by Bill Bryson

My Name Is Luxy Barton by Elizabeth Strout

Salt to the Sea by Ruth Sepetys

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AUTHORS OUT LOUD

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Book Launch Party for Lisa Steinke and Liz Fenton
7 p.m. Wednesday, May 4
Cook Memorial Library, Libertyville

Have you ever wondered what your life would be like if you'd chosen a different path? Best friends and co-authors Lisa Steinke and Liz Fenton imagine just that in The Year We Turned Forty, out April 26. Hear these talented writers and join the party as we celebrate the launch of their new novel. The New York Times calls it "at once poignant and light-hearted...a spot-on, delightful read." Refreshments will be served and books will be available to purchase from Brain Snacks.

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German novelist Jan-Philipp Sendker discusses A Well-Tempered Heart, the follow-up to his international bestseller The Art of Hearing Heartbeats.

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