Theo Ubique’s staging celebrates the dignity of everyday labor.
A few more thoughts on Working versus The Warmth of Other Suns
The author of The Warmth of Other Suns talks about her admiration for Studs Terkel and Working and offers her own list of great Chicago books.
Which book is the greatest—and which reader gets to go to Mexico?
Which of these two titles will advance to the final round?
Now it’s getting serious.
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.”
Some more thoughts about greatness and Chicago-ness at our tournament’s halfway point.
Start voting for the next round in our book tournament!
In a battle between two heavyweights, is it the greatness or Chicago-ness that matters more?
Between now and April, the Reader and its readers will be choosing the greatest book ever written about Chicago.
A strong cast makes easy work of Working.