Chicago takes pride in its talented residents. Unfortunately, that talent may be harder to see and get a feel for when looking for the writing elitists. If you want to get a taste of what the talented minds of Chicago are filling the pages with, all hope is not lost.
Chicago has a vibrant literary history that continues to thrive. There’s a wealth of classic published works covering the city’s story from its beginnings, and quite a few recent books illuminate the many facets of present day Chicago. Here’s a selection of recent Chicago-related books to consider for your spring/summer reading list.