24/8 Book Club

Acclaimed Author of EAT, PRAY, LOVE Elizabeth Gilbert
March 2, 2009, 8:15 am
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is touring the nation.  For the first time every Elizabeth will be in Chicago on Monday, March 9th, just a week away at the Auditorium Theatre. Join Elizabeth at 7:30 pm to hear about her literary journey and a book-signing will follow.


EAT,PRAY, LOVE has been optioned for a movie starring Julia Roberts.  Word is Julia Roberts wanted this role, not bad to have Julia Roberts looking to star in one of the stories of your life.

Join 24/8 in welcoming Elizabeth Gilbert to Chicago, okay she was here for Oprah but you know how hard to those tickets are to snag. These are easier, http://www.ticketmaster.com.


Local Chicago author invites everyone to his book launch on Sunday, July 13
July 11, 2008, 10:15 am
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Author Tony Lindsay short story collection titled ‘Pieces of the Hole’ is Tom’s latest release. Details of the book release party are and everyone is encouraged to atend:

Date: Sunday July 13th 2008

Place: Merrill House

6818 South Merrill

Chicago, Il

Time: 4 to 7 pm

This is a collection of short stories that represent several walks of life within the urban African American community. Storylines targetting senoirs, teenagers, young couples, returning college students, inmates, corporate wokers and both young and midlife lovers are presented. Here the reader will find both heart warming tales as well as on the edge of your seat fiction.   www.amazon.com ISBN# 0883782693

Tony Lindsay is the author of five novels and a short story collection, One Dead Preacher (BlackWords Press), Street Possession (Urban Books),  Chasin’ It(Urban Books), Urban Affair (Urban Books) and One Dead Lawyer (Q – Boro Books), and Pieces of the Hole (Third World Press). He has written reviews and articles for Black Issues Book Review and submits to the African American literary website Timbooktu.com. He has published in the young adult magazine Cicada and currently teaches creative writing at Chicago State University under the adult continuing education program. A native Chicagoan, he was educated at University of Illinois, Chicago