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The Tucson Weekly Incomplete Guide to Some of What We'd Recommend Doing at the Festival of Books 

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Gustavo Arellano

¡Ban This! the BSP Anthology of Xican@ LiteratureSaturday, 11:30 a.m.

Student Union - Gallagher Theater

Taco USA: Food MemoirsSaturday, 2:30 p.m.Koffler - Room 218

Our very own Mexican appears twice at the Festival. Also, we might have a last-minute taco fest with the OC Weekly editor and author. Watch our Facebook page for updates.

Chuck Klosterman

Chuck Klosterman: American Popular CultureSaturday, 1 p.m.

UA Mall Tent

Chuck Klosterman in Conversation with Mike SagerSaturday, 4 p.m.

Koffler - Room 204

While we're not huge fans of Klosterman's novels, his nonfiction work on sports, music, pop culture and the universe as a whole have always been great reads. The conversation with Esquire's Mike Sagar should be particularly interesting. Plus, he has a nice beard.

Adam Rex

No Animals Were Harmed in the Making of this Picture (book)Saturday, 1 p.m.Education Building - Room 353

Fear, Intrigue, & Humor: Engaging Kids as ReadersSunday, 1 p.m.Education Building - Kiva Auditorium

The subject of our cover story will also sign stuff in our booth (#161) on Saturday at 4 p.m. Also worth noting: Rex has a presentation scheduled for Sunday at 3 p.m. on the McDonald's Story Blanket.

The Tucson Weekly booth

Saturday and Sunday

Booth #161

We'll have prizes (including signed Jim Nintzel headshots!), signings (Max Cannon, Saturday at 2 p.m. and the aforementioned Adam Rex appearance), and your chance to meet Tucson Weekly personalities. What more could you ask for?

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