• A necessary addition to your Chicago reference library.

With the news filled with tragic stories of senseless shootings in the streets and schools of our country, it’s as good a time as ever to tell a story of peace and understanding.

So, some good news . . .

Jeryl Levin and Cynthia Linton have come out with the second edition of The Chicago Area Ethnic Handbook, which, as it sounds, is a book dedicated to the notion that we can and should have a little better understanding of the people who live around us.