CHF Books

Browse the list of spring presenters' featured books at the bottom of this page, find further information on book-related events below, and discover expanded reading lists for select events. Find tickets and more information here. Please note that, for most of the events below, you may purchase the featured book at a 20% discount along with your ticket on the CHF website. All book sales through the CHF website are fulfilled by the Co-op, and you can find us providing on-site book sales at all of these events, too!


 

SOLD OUT: James Comey: Higher Loyalty | Friday, April 20 | 7 - 8 PM | Harris Theater for Music and Dance 

Read along: A Higher Loyalty

An Evening with Errol Morris | Tuesday, April 24 | 7:00p - 8:00p | Music Box Theatre 

Read along: The Ashtray + further reading

Gillian Flynn: Sharp Objects | Saturday, April 28 | 10:30a - 11:30a | Fine Arts Building, Studebaker Theatre

Read along: Sharp Objects + further reading

Russian Roulette: Inside Putin's War on America | Saturday, April 28 | 11:00a - 12:00p | First United Methodist Church, Chicago Temple 

Read along: Russian Roulette + further reading

Graphic Novels and Identity | Saturday, April 28 | 1:00p - 2:00p | Fine Arts Building, Studebaker Theatre 

Read along: The Best We Could Do: An Illustrated Memoir

What's In an Inkblot? | Saturday, April 28 | 1:00p - 2:00p | Columbia College Chicago, The Dance Center

Read along: The Inkblots + further reading

Art and Data | Saturday, April 28 | 3:00p - 4:00p | Venue SIX10

Read along:  Dear Data

Bachelor Nation: Our Obession with Reality TV | Saturday, April 28 | 3:00p - 4:00p | Fine Arts Building, Studebaker Theatre

Read along: Bachelor Nation

How Democracies Die | Saturday, April 28 | 3:00p - 4:00p | First United Methodist Church, Chicago Temple 

Read along: How Democracies Die + further reading

Where's the Remote? | Saturday, April 28 | 5:00p - 6:00p | First United Methodist Church, Chicago Temple 

Read along: Remote Control + further reading

Molly Crabapple: Drawing Blood | Saturday, April 28 | 5:00p - 6:00p | Venue SIX10

Read along: Drawing Blood

How Does Storytelling Shape Design? | Saturday, April 28 | 5:00p - 6:00p | Columbia College Chicago, The Dance Center

Read along: Design is Storytelling + further reading

Ai Weiwei on Humanity In Conversation with Ian Buruma | Sunday, April 29 | 12:00p - 1:00p | Harris Theater for Music and Dance

Read along: Humanity + further reading

Unflattening: Thinking Through Images | Sunday, April 29 | 2:00p - 3:00p | School of the Art Institute, Ballroom 

Read along: Unflattening

Angie Thomas: The Hate U Give | Sunday, April 29 | 2:00p - 3:00p, Fine Arts Building, Studebaker Theater / The Hate U Give

Questlove: Creative Quest | Sunday, April 29 | 4:00p - 5:00p | Harris Theater for Music and Dance

Read along: Creative Quest + further reading

War and What Comes After: A Conversation with Clemantine Wamariya | Sunday, April 29 | 4:00p - 5:00p |Fine Arts Building, Studebaker Theatre

Read along: The Girl Who Smiled Beads

Alexander Chee: How to Write an Autobiographical Novel | Sunday, April 29 | 4:00p - 5:00p | School of the Art Institute, Ballroom

Reading along: How to Write an Autobiographical Novel + further reading

The Places of American Memory | Sunday, April 29 | 4:00p - 5:00p | Chicago Athletic Association 

Read along: Marked, Unmarked, Remembered + further reading

Covering #MeToo | Sunday, April 29 | 6:00p - 7:00p | Fine Arts Building, Studebaker Theatre 

Read along: Eloquent Rage

Hanif Abdurraqib: They Can't Kill Us Until They Kill Us | Sunday, April 29 | 6:00p - 7:00p | Chicago Athletic Association

Read along: They Can't Kill Us Until They Kills Us + further reading