How to choose between two books? A judge seeks guidance from Virginia Woolf: “our taste, the nerve of sensation that sends shocks through us, is our chief illuminant.”
Tag: Time Traveler’s Wife
So what is a great Chicago book anyway?
Some more thoughts about greatness and Chicago-ness at our tournament’s halfway point.
It’s time to vote in round two of the Greatest Chicago Book Tournament
Start voting for the next round in our book tournament!
Divergent vs. The Time Traveler’s Wife: Greatest Chicago Book Tournament round one
Can a tale of true love and time travel beat out a tale of true love and dystopian alternative reality?
Chicago Best Sellers for Week Ending December 6
what’s hot in local bookstores
“Fragmentary Bits” of Chris Hefner’s “The Pink Hotel”
Excerpts from Chris Hefner’s in-progress experimental feature “The Pink Hotel” screen with his short films and video loops, Saturday 9/12, 9 PM to Midnight at Swimming Pool Project Space, 2858 W. Montrose.
Chicago Best Sellers for the Week Ending September 6
Hardcover Fiction 1. Homer & Langley by E.L. Doctorow 2. The Help by Kathryn Stockett3. A Gate at the Stairs by Lorrie Moore 4. South of Broad by Pat Conroy 5. The Women by T.C. Boyle
Chicago Best Seller List for Week Ending August 23
Hardcover Fiction 1. The Help by Kathryn Stockett 2. That Old Cape Magic by Richard Russo3. South of Broad by Pat Conroy4. The Girl Who Played With Fire by Stieg Larrson5. The White Queen by Phillippa Gregory Note: Russo is scheduled to discuss That Old Cape Magic as part of the Writers on the Record […]
Chicago Best Seller List for the week ending August 16
Hardcover Fiction 1. South of Broad by Pat Conroy2. The Help by Kathryn Stockett3. That Old Cape Magic by Richard Russo4. The Girl Who Played With Fire by Stieg Larrson5. Inherent Vice by Thomas Pynchon Note: Russo is scheduled to discuss That Old Cape Magic as part of the Writers on the Record series on […]