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This week in the Unshelved Book Club you'll find books about a radical fashion designer, The Directorate of the Extremely Improbable, the murder of the century, a pregnant (and recently married) daughter of missionaries, a poetry collection, and a violin prodigy, plus a graphic novel about three thieves on the run and another about young superheroes starting a revolution.

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Two slackers in an Des Moines, Washington, high school are paired together for a poetry slam.

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Oct 12 Baldwinsville, NY
Baldwinsville Public Library
1pm Cartooning in the Digital Age (Bill)

Oct 17 Bethlehem, NH
Bethlehem Public Library
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Oct 23 Lewiston, ME
Lewiston Public Library
4:30pm Cartooning in the Digital Age (Bill)

Oct 24 Williamsburg, VA
Virginia Library Association
How to Ban a Book (Gene)

Oct 26 Medway, MA
Medway Public Library
1pm Cartooning in the Digital Age (Bill)

Oct 29 Lake Chelan, WA
WALE
Too Much Information (Gene)

Nov 2 Chantilly, VA
Chantilly Regional Library
3pm Cartooning in the Digital Age (Bill)

Nov 7 Tinley Park, IL
Illinois School Library Media Association
Funny Thing (Gene & Bill)

Nov 8 Lake Villa, IL
Lake Villa District Library
1pm Cartooning in the Digital Age (Bill)

Nov 13 Charlottesville, VA
Jefferson-Madison Regional Library
6pm Cartooning in the Digital Age (Bill)

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Whitney Houston, The Greatest Love of All Triumph Books / Triumph Books / $14.95 / 9781600787683 / 1600787681 / Biography / Music / Trade Paper / On Sale: Feb 22, 2012 / This chronicle of the meteoric career and tragic demise of the gifted pop vocalist offers an unprecedented glimpse into her fascinating and often difficult life. Due on shelves on February 24th, it will be an essential part of any fan's collection.