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Highland Park resident Ernie Reinstein (left) and Sam Lewis of Skokie smile, April 27, at Ragdale’s fundraiser A Novel Affair at Shoreacres Country Club in Lake Bluff. (Photos by Rhonda Holcomb/22nd Century Media)
Author Rebecca Makkai speaks at the event.
Katie Copenhaver, Freelance Reporter
2:54 am CDT May 26, 2019

Readers, writers, teachers, artists and business people from a variety of fields came together for the largest annual fundraiser for one of Lake Forest’s cultural treasures, Ragdale. The cocktail reception for the 13th Annual Novel Affair took place at Shoreacres Country Club in Lake Bluff on April 27. The benefit, featuring 12 writers, also included a Ragdale in Schools program on April 25 and 26 and dinners in private homes for the featured writers on Saturday night following the reception.