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  • Chicagoan Tina Tchen going to Obama WH

     
    by Christi Parsons and John McCormick A prominent Chicago lawyer who was one of Barack Obama's top fundraisers will be appointed to run the Office of Public Liaison for the White House, the Tribune has learned. The formal appointment of...
  • New site offers safe place to talk about death

    New site offers safe place to talk about death
    You will die. While this certainly does not come as news to you, it is news you fight to ignore. You know, Dylan Thomas — "Do not go gentle into that good night/Old age should burn and rave at close of day;/Rage, rage against the dying of the...

    Standouts from a year's worth of smart money advice

    Standouts from a year's worth of smart money advice
    Identity theft protection, TV antennas, light bulbs and home heating myths are just a few of the Spending Smart topics we explored this year, along with how to speed through airport security, get free books and college courses, and avoid wasting money...

    What annoys famed authors about their own writing

     What annoys famed authors about their own writing
    Here's one tic I wish I could tame in my writing: colons. I love colons. A colon is more emphatic than a comma, tidier than a dash. It's a tiny drumroll that tells the reader: Get ready. Something important or shocking is on the way. Because I love...

    Chicago Public Library dinner celebrates 69 authors

    Chicago Public Library dinner celebrates 69 authors
    The Carl Sandburg Literary Awards Dinner presented by the Chicago Public Library Foundation in partnership with the Chicago Public Library attracted more than 700 book-loving guests, including 69 authors, to its 15th annual event held at the Forum of...