Luis Alberto Urrea
Are you looking for a new author to read while you and your family spend time at the beach this summer? If so, consider looking locally at works from authors based in the Chicago area.
The Chicago area has a wealth of writerly and publishing talent producing a steady stream of new volumes. If you haven’t yet burned through those Barnes & Noble and Amazon gift cards from the holidays, consider directing your book browsing to the city’s literary scene and some of the latest Chicago-related offerings from the publishing world. Here is a selection of eight current releases to consider adding to the “local” section of your personal library.