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Best New Chicago Books

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.

01/03/2012

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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