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Picador 10th Anniversary Giveaway

By Anonymous in Arts & Entertainment on Sep 1, 2005 2:10PM

Middlesex - Cover Image: Picador I Sailed with Magellan - Cover Image: Picador Positively Fifth Street - Cover Image: Picador

When Chicagoist first heard about the Picador 10th anniversary event occurring next Thursday evening at the Harold Washington Library, we were excited. Okay, we first had to google Picador to find out that they're the paperback imprint of Farrar, Straus and Giroux (and Henry Holt and St. Martin's). And who are FSG? Publishers of some sweet, sweet books, that's who. We hope to pass our excitement on to you, dear readers, with a little help from Picador: they are generously giving away 10 (ten!) sets of books from next Thursday's featured authors.

Enter after the jump for your chance to win one copy each of Stuart Dybek's I Sailed With Magellan, James McManus' Positively Fifth Street, and Jeffrey Eugenides' Pulitzer-Prize-winning Middlesex. These books are not only best-selling and written by men who are, in one way or another, Chicagoans, they're also quite good.

While you anxiously wait by your inbox to find out if you've won (Contest ends Thursday, September 8. Winners will be notified by email.), stay tuned for a Chicagoist interview with Stuart Dybek, and don't forget to go see all three authors in person at the Picador 10th anniversary event next Thursday, September 8. They'll be reading and signing at the Harold Washington Library, 400 S. State St., at 6:00 PM.