Trump and Rahm play to white fears of Black people.
With his next album, Roy Kinsey wants to make the music he wishes he’d heard as a young queer man of color.
No demogorgon roams this parallel universe, but a majority of its electorate did back the man who’s been called the swamp monster: President Donald Trump.
A series of events in the south-side neighborhood is rounded out by a panel and dance party devoted to house music.
An interview with political philosopher Danielle Allen about the Declaration of Independence
A few more thoughts on Working versus The Warmth of Other Suns
The author of The Warmth of Other Suns talks about her admiration for Studs Terkel and Working and offers her own list of great Chicago books.
Studs Terkel’s Working takes on Isabel Wilkerson’s The Warmth of Other Suns in the Reader tournament’s championship bout.
Which book is the greatest—and which reader gets to go to Mexico?
Which of these two titles will advance to the final round?
Some more thoughts about greatness and Chicago-ness at our tournament’s halfway point.
In the first bout of round two, a judge weighs the importance of pure Chicago-ness versus undiluted greatness.
A Reader writer looks back on a year in reading.
Two books that consider the effects of the Great Migration face off in the second bout of the first round of our contest.
The Chicago Public Library announces its latest selection: You’ll be reading Isabel Wilkerson’s book for the next year.