The men may kick and scream, but it’s the women who lead.
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.
Thomas Dyja’s history of Chicago finds the story line in 30 years of city life.
Rachel Shteir’s review of three Chicago books is a little over the top.
The Russian banya is back.
Neil Steinberg writes a memoir
One to watch this fall: Seminary Co-op Bookstore has outlived the superstore assault
There’s no place like home
Mayor Emanuel is giving up cursing, impeachable sources say
The British novelist discusses the ‘loud, brilliant, and mean’ city of his literary hero
Submit your 750-word version of the Great American Novel to a flash fiction writing contest.
The Chicago Public Library’s pick for its 2011 Fall citywide reading program is Saul Bellow’s The Adventures of Augie March
Chicago prepares to honor its greatest writers—and dress their heirs.
The Chicago Writers Association hosts Deck the Hall, a benefit for the proposed Chicago Literary Hall of Fame
Remembering a conversation between Nelson Algren and the sap who bought his poker table.