A former employee speaks with the store’s proprietors, Ronda Pilon and Bob Roschke, about the shuttering of their long-standing bookstore.
A novel set in early-80s Lakeview goes heavy on the Kodachrome.
Local author Joe Meno’s Chicago Noir: The Classics compiles stories from the likes of Stuart Dybek, Patricia Highsmith, and Nelson Algren—some more hard boiled than others.
In this collection of Newcity columns, the artist-poet-writer renders strong opinions in lovely, frank prose.
One of these literary heavyweights will have to defeat the other . . . by a nose.
Local illustrator/designer Monte Beauchamp has two excellent new books out for devotees of comics and pulps.
The first-ever Naked Girls Reading Literary Honors Award winner presents her debut novel.
When he describes an ass whoopin’, you know he knows what he’s talking about.
Bill Hillmann’s novel tells the story of a young man’s struggle to survive amid a world of gangs and racism.
Columbia College writing prof Eric Charles May’s debut novel is a suspenseful meditation on the good and evil inherent in everyone
To catch a thief, two years after the crime
All hail the devil of Christmas.
And the author has multiple readings in the forthcoming days ahead.
Kelly Daniels’s memoir chronicles a life following a most unusual upbringing
A centennial history of the Lakeside, Michigan, country club