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    Mark Caro


    Mark Caro is author of The Foie Gras Wars (Simon & Schuster), winner of the 2009 Great Lakes Book Award for general nonfiction and co-author of the upcoming Take It to the Bridge: Unlocking the Great Songs Inside of You (GIA). He created and hosted the recent Is It Still Funny? film series at the Music Box Theatre and, for more than 25 years, wrote about entertainment, food and other topics for the Chicago Tribune.

    Past Events

    Saturday, May 31 2014

    11 AM

    You've seen him as a ransom-wrangling car salesman in "Fargo," a braces-obsessed game show champion in "Magnolia" and a drug-addicted, womanizing,... read more
    1 hour | Conversation | Owen Theatre @ Goodman Theatre

    Saturday, May 31 2014

    11 AM

    Dynamic, in-depth conversations between CIW speakers around specific topics led by leading journalists and challenged by audience Q&A.
    1 hour | Talk | Venue TBD*

    Tuesday, Jun 14 2016

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