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Author Susan Nussbaum On Her Debut Novel's Success | Joseph Erbentraut | Posted 08.19.2013 | Chicago

When it comes to her award-winning "Good Kings Bad Kings," Chicago author and disability rights activist Susan Nussbaum marvels that the book -- the a...

For the Love of Patti Smith: Celebrating World Book Night 2012 in Chicago

Joseph Erbentraut | Posted 06.26.2012 | Chicago
Joseph Erbentraut

Just Kids made me feel proud to consider myself a writer. To explain to my loved ones what I do, who I am and what I hope to one day achieve. And now I was lucky enough, I hoped, to share all those things with an unsuspecting commuter or 20.

PHOTOS: New Book Showcases A Lost Chicago

Chicago Magazine | Posted 04.28.2012 | Chicago

Hoosier native and longtime Chicago resident, Charles Cushman (1896--1972) worked at various jobs--editor, statistician, bureaucrat--but his consuming...

Local Poet Unveils New Book In Concert

Posted 11.13.2011 | Chicago

With the impending release of his newest collection of poetry, "L-vis Lives! Racemusic Poems," Chicagoan Kevin Coval is only just continuing to build ...

New Book Chronicles A Chicago Family In Nazi Germany

| Erin Chan Ding | Posted 07.16.2011 | Chicago

The Berlin of 1933 was not the bombed-out, war-torn capitol so thoroughly documented in the many histories of World War II. Instead, this Berlin was o...

Neil Gaiman's 'Neverwhere' Final Selection For 'One Book, One Chicago'

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Neverwhere, Neil Gaiman's Chicago-inspired novel about a fantasy world beneath London, is the 20th selection of "One Book, One Chicago"--and the final...

Books And Beer: Holiday Shopping At Sheffield's

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

If you are torn between curling up with a good book and going out for a tasty beer on a cold Thursday night, why not head to Sheffield's bar for the ...

Taxi Driver Driven To Write Chicago Mystery Novel

Chicago Sun-Times | Queens Crap | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Let's just tell it like it is: Jack Clark started out as a hack writer who was better at driving a cab than meeting deadlines for the Chicago Reader. ...