Every year, six critical writers who hailed from Chicago at least during some point in their careers are heralded posthumously for the important works that left their mark on future generations of writers and artists.
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The collective naval-gazing of reporters and publishers far exceeds the outcry when free downloads upended the music industry and streaming video tanked television ratings, because when a crisis hits the writers it's what we write about.