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35th Annual Ann Arbor Jewish Book Festival: Jewish Community Center.
Nov. 6–18. This annual festival features select in-person appearances by Jewish writers, as well as livestream talks by over 20 other Jewish authors of books ranging from cookbooks, children’s books, and reference books to memoirs, self-help books, and new titles hot off the presses. (Publishers plan their releases for November, which is Jewish Book Month.) For a complete schedule see book.jccannarbor.org.
Today: Bestselling humorist Annabelle Gurwitch discusses You’re Leaving When? Adventures in Downward Mobility, her new collection of timely and hilarious essays on resilience, adaptability, low-rent redemption, and the kindness of strangers. 7 p.m. Free.