What’s on the Reader‘s Agenda for Wednesday, May 28
Chris Jones publishes an anthology of Chicago Tribune theater criticism.
Punctuation inconsistency besets University of Chicago.
Ron Rapoport publishes an anthology of Chicago sportswriting.
The goal, according to the website, is “to recapture the stories of a region traumatized by de-industrialization.”
A special exhibit displays some of the exquisite items in the Newberry’s vast collection, on the occasion of the library’s 125th anniversary
When we write about carnivorousness, Brien Comerford can be counted on to take the bait
Artist-writer-cabdriver Dmitry Samarov’s Kickstarter campaign
Crain’s has the story behind the University of Chicago Press’s publication of A Naked Singularity.
Sergio De La Pava is a writer who does not live in Brooklyn
Tonight in Hyde Park, Alison Cuddy moderates a discussion on The Chicago Manual of Style.
Rodney Powell of University of Chicago Press details the publication of new books by Dave Kehr and David Bordwell.
The Chicago Blog The University of Chicago Press is offering a free download of a “decorative minibook” of the 16th edition of the Chicago Manual of Style. Some assembly required (i.e., cut, fold). It’s meant to be an ornament, but looks like it would work as a cool gift name tag, too.
UIC prof Deirdre McCloskey publishes Bourgeois Dignity, the second volume in her “Bourgeois Era” series
1906 edition of the Chicago Manual of Style available as free e-book during September