Add some weight to your summer lit list with new books by Chicago-based or Chicago-adjacent authors.
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By shunning interviews and barring nonblack people from public demonstrations, Black Lives Matter activists hope to shut down the spectacle of black death.
Anyone can claim to be a journalist. But that’s OK.
In her forthcoming memoir Hunger, about “what it’s like to live in this world with morbid obesity,” the prolific author looks closely at the woman in the mirror.
Gloria Steinem never stops moving. Over the course of her decades-long career, the mother of second-wave feminism and Ms. Magazine cofounder has advocated for women’s rights around the world, whether by posing as a Playboy bunny in Hugh Hefner’s New York club or protecting prostitutes in India. She also put in time on Adlai Stevenson’s […]
We’re already looking into cloning technology so we can see everything.
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Chicagoans recommend Roxane Gay’s Ayiti, comics confab Brain Frame, and T-shirts from Skim Milk.