Patricia Wells - "Simply Truffles" cooking demo & book signing

Now We're Cookin' (Evanston) and The Book Cellar (Lincoln Square) host Patricia Wells, celebrated author and renowned cooking school instructor, shares the secrets behind the mysterious black truffle –  offering foodies, Francophiles and everyone who loves French cooking a wealth of truffle lore as well as a demonstration of cooking with truffles.

Starbucks book co-author talks about writing

Co-author of book on Starbucks’ “soul” delivers Crain Lecture
Joanne Gordon -- who with Starbucks founder and chief executive officer Howard Schultz wrote “Onward: How Starbucks Fought for Its Life without Losing Its Soul” -- will speak at Northwestern University Monday, Oct. 10, as part of the Gertrude and G.D. Crain Jr. Lecture Series.

African American Literature Discussion: Who Does She Think She Is?

Benilde Little addresses the issues of contemporary African American women as they try to balance race, family, career, and most of all, love in a richly evocative multi-generational story of three powerful women.  This event will take place in the Small Meeting Room (First Floor).  Register by calling 847-448-8620.