Rock critic Jessica Hopper publishes a hugely expanded edition of her first book, Bryan Away (aka Elliot Korte) drops an album of lush folk-pop, and more.
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The new essay collection includes contributions from Cheryl Strayed, Samantha Irby, Jessica Valenti, and more.
Two rising literary stars talk shop on the occasion of their new books.
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Along with Abbi Jacobson and Jessi Klein, the former Chicagoan is turning her life story into a comedy series.
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Printers Row Lit Fest’s 30th year brings hundreds of authors and booksellers to the South Loop.
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Samantha Irby, the acerbic author of the hyperpopular blog Bitches Gotta Eat, publishes her first book.