Amy Rigby’s new memoir, Girl to City, crackles with the kind of sharp insights and perfectly chosen details her fans already love.
The author of Bob Honey Who Just Do Stuff describes it as “humor in hopelessness.”
Axe Throw, the Chicago Literary Hall of Fame, and plenty of other happenings June 19-22
Deadpool at Cinema Slapdown, the dance party Black Girl Magic, and more happenings from February 6-9
Amazon is coming, but the indies have built a true community for the city’s readers
The Nutcracker, Krampusfest, and other happenings from December 2-4
Decoding 2016, Zadie Smith, and more happenings from November 28-December 1
The comedians expand their reach with pop-up performances, workshops, and classes.
Chicago Moth StorySlam, Frankie Cosmos, and more happenings from April 25-28.
The Ghost Network packs anarchy, architectural theory, investigative journalism, and pop music into three mysteries for the price of one.
A guide to events and giveaways at indie bookstores around the city
Indie booksellers band together for Chicago Independent Bookstore Day on July 12.
Bill Hillmann’s novel tells the story of a young man’s struggle to survive amid a world of gangs and racism.