Megan Stielstra

Upcoming Events: Free Ice Cream, Hobbits & Sleepy BooksIt's raining, it's April, deal with it. Here's some stuff to do so go do it! Ice cream! Hobbits! Books about sleeping! What else do you need?
Cure For Boredom: December’s EventsHere are my top five events for December. Go to them. That’s the point of this article.
Best New Chicago BooksThe 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.