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March 10-11, 2018 (9:30am - 5:30pm)

Scott Simon

Scott Simon is one of America’s most admired writers and broadcasters. He has reported from all 50 states, five continents and 10 wars -- from El Salvador to Sarajevo to Afghanistan and Iraq. His books have chronicled character and characters, in war and peace, sports and art, tragedy and comedy.

He is now the award-winning host of Weekend Edition Saturday and Special Contributor to CBS Sunday Morning. With over 4 million listeners Weekend Edition is the most-listened-to news program on NPR. Simon has won a Peabody and an Emmy for his reporting and also has over 1.2 million followers on Twitter.

His most recent book, "My Cubs: A Love Story," is Simon’s love letter to the Chicago Cubs, World Series winners for the first time in over a century.

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My Cubs: A Love Story
Blue Rider Press
April 2017
ISBN 9780735218031
160 pages
$23.00, INSTOCK
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NPR's Scott Simon's personal, heartfelt reflections on his beloved Chicago Cubs, replete with club lore, memorable anecdotes, frenetic fandom and wise and adoring intimacy that have made the world champion Cubbies baseball's most tortured--and now triumphant--franchise. More/less

Unforgettable: A Son, a Mother, and the Lessons of a Lifetime
History / Biography
Flatiron Books
March 2016
ISBN 9781250061140
Paperback, 272 pages
$14.99, INSTOCK
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I’m getting a life’s lesson about grace from my mother in the ICU. We never stop learning from our mothers, do we? Scott Simon sat beside his once gorgeous and vivacious mother, holding her hand, comforting her, and reminiscing about good times and bad as she faced her final days. More/less

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