What we’re reading, watching, listening to, etc., to pass the time.
Bill Clinton has written a thriller about a missing president! And nearly 100 other ways to escape the oncoming shit show.
When he describes an ass whoopin’, you know he knows what he’s talking about.
Susan Jane Gilman’s new novel is good company on long, stinky el rides.
In getting a new liver, I consider myself fortunate in one small respect in addition to the obvious big one.
As a successor to the National Book Award-winning Three Junes, Julia Glass’s And the Dark Sacred Night is just good enough.
Cristina Henríquez crafts a powerhouse pair of immigrant oral histories in her novel The Book of Unknown Americans.
Kathleen Rooney’s debut novel is rooted in her disillusioning experience as an aide to a senator from Illinois.
What we learned at the Chicago Humanities Festival: Robots, pigs, Bambi, and more
Reader critics’ picks: Judy Blume, Art Spiegelman, D.T. Max, Haki Madhubuti, and more
Celebrated playwright and disability rights activist Susan Nussbaum adds a novel, Good Kings Bad Kings, to her body of work.
The Bodies of Work Festival puts people with disabilities on the stage, on the screen, behind the mike, and in the audience.
From Averill to Zeus: A local lit roundup
The Books Issue: Violence
In The Round House, Louise Erdrich assigns easy blame for a tough problem.