Ernest Hemingway

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Getaway Guide: One-Tank Trip to Oak Park

A popular destination for those in Chicagoland, the Village of Oak Park sits just a quick jaunt down the Eisenhower Expressway, easily within one tank of gas. It’s most famous resident, Frank Lloyd Wright, left a wealth of Prairie style architecture behind, but Oak Park also boasts a past and present filled with literary and artistic genius.

08/25/2012

A portrait of Ernest Hemingway hangs on the wall during the opening of the Art of the Stamp exhibition at the Smithsonian National Postal Museum July 30, 2003 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Hemingway’s Boyhood Home Under Sales Contract

Ernest Hemingway’s boyhood home in Oak Park has been sold.

CBS Chicago–05/15/2012

Carlos Boozer, Derrick Rose and Ronnie Brewer. Copyright 2012 NBAE (Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images)

Baffoe: Angry Bulls Are Dangerous Things

Ernest Hemingway wrote in The Sun Also Rises, “Each time he enters into the terrain of the bull he is in great danger.”

CBS Chicago–01/26/2012

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Guide To Chicago’s Literary Landmarks

Chicago’s literary history lives largely in its stories and structures, two things that are often intertwined in urban literature. Here’s a selection of notable sites of literary history in and around Chicago.

11/11/2011