Every year, I wonder if Chicago’s literary renaissance will ever start to ebb. No city can keep this up forever, right? But just like last year and the year before, dozens of new fiction, nonfiction, and poetry books by Chicagoans garnered national acclaim in 2021. In no particular order, here are my favorite Chicago books […]
Former Reader writer Gary Rivlin has a new book out on the rebuilding of New Orleans postflood.
Writing a book is only half the battle.
A Reader staffer searches through, down, and across the history of crosswords to construct his own
Simon & Schuster has released an excerpt of Dan Sinker’s new book, The F***ing Epic Twitter Quest of @MayorEmanuel. Sinker’s upcoming promo appearances for the book are Tue 9/6 at the Hideout (sold out) and Tue 9/13 at the Museum of Contemporary Art.
Jonathan Eig’s Get Capone