Gender in the Old-Time Saloon, Write Club, and more happenings from January 9-12
The Chicago Humanities Fest, Algren: A Life, and more.
Edward Brennan’s system of street naming and numbering makes the city’s present and past comprehensible.
There’s plenty to look forward to in the rest of 2016.
A thoughtful debate about jagoffs.
Northwestern professor Bill Savage gives hell to Devil in the White City.
Between now and April, the Reader and its readers will be choosing the greatest book ever written about Chicago.
And the censors did not always act in the interest of protecting the children.
The U. of C. pays tribute to Studs Terkel with a weekend-long festival of readings, screenings, and notable appearances.
The migration of the hipster: A Chicago history, 1898-present
Two local bloggers have organized a reading celebrating Chicago’s neighborhoods.
A new edition of Chicago by Day and Night is a guidebook to fin de siecle Chicago.
Some boostery purple prose from the guidebook to the 1893 World’s Fair
More thoughts on the DePaul professor and her essay on Chicago
What’s on the Reader’s Agenda for Sunday, March 17, 2013