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  • 'Object Lessons' edited by Lorin Stein and Sadie Stein

    'Object Lessons' edited by Lorin Stein and Sadie Stein
    "A short story must be, by definition, short. That's the trouble with short stories. That's why they're so difficult to write. How do you keep a narrative brief and still have it function as a story?"
  • Tackling human rights

    Tackling human rights
    Atrocity in Cambodia. Devastation in New Orleans. Revolution in the Middle East. The Chicago office of Human Rights Watch recently started a book club to get people to engage in discussion about places and countries such as these where the international...

    Erdrich, Boo win National Book Awards

    Novelist Louise Erdrich and journalist Katherine Boo took the top prizes at the National Book Awards in New York on Wednesday night. Although set half a world apart, both women's books express what Boo described as "small stories in so-called hidden...

    'The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2012'

    As a devoted fan of this series (this is the 11th volume), I can report that this year's anthology of 32 selections might be the best yet. High school students from 826Michigan and 826 Valencia, parts of Dave Eggers' network of nonprofit writing and...

    Remarkable Woman: Liz Cicchelli

    Remarkable Woman: Liz Cicchelli
    A few years after stepping away from her professional life to focus on raising her two daughters, Liz Cicchelli itched to sink her teeth into something beyond volunteering at her kids' school. She found something way beyond. Invited by a friend to the...