The last bout of round two features two semiautobiographical story collections by two poets-turned-fiction-writers about growing up in changing Chicago neighborhoods.
Start voting for the next round in our book tournament!
In a contest between work by two Chicago masters, our judge decides that one is great while the other is a great cure for insomnia.
A Reader writer looks back on a year in reading.
Between now and April, the Reader and its readers will be choosing the greatest book ever written about Chicago.
His new collection, Paper Lantern, makes a pretty good case.