Story | Oct 23, 2014 | 10:01 AM
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Story | Oct 24, 2014It was the summer of 1965, but Alma still did not have a television, just a radio to announce livestock prices and yield estimates. Born a farm girl, she worked as a maid for half a century. When her grandson Alek arrives for the summer, sent by his father from their river town near St. Louis, she frightens him with her darkness and narrowed eyes.
Story | Oct 23, 2014 | 9:47 AM
Following are literary events around town selected by editors of Printers Row, our membership society for book lovers. Nov. 1: Patti Smith will receive the 2014 Chicago Tribune Literary Prize and discuss her memoir, "Just Kids," with Tribune music...
Story | Oct 22, 2014 | 3:08 PM
Story | Oct 8, 2014 | 9:40 AM