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  • Interviewer's opinion: Julia Keller on Joyce Carol Oates

    Interviewer's opinion: Julia Keller on Joyce Carol Oates
    When you regard an author as the best of her generation, and among the best of any generation, and you read just about everything she's ever written - which includes, in the case of Joyce Carol Oates, dozens and dozens of novels and short-story collections and books of essays and literary criticism and published journals - you start to think, "Well, that's it. I know her, backwards and forward and sideways. Nothing new here."
  • Richard Daley leaves office as one of Chicago's most ambitious mayors

    Richard Daley leaves office as one of Chicago's most ambitious mayors
    Richard Daley leaves office this month as one of the most ambitious mayors Chicago ever had, a political heir who embraced and transcended his birthright but whose hands-on drive to improve the city he loved did not always match his reach. Chicago's...

    Daley's decades

    Daley's decades
    "… And as we enter this new season, it's time to leave behind old setbacks, disappointments and battles. Because in the campaign for a better Chicago, we're all allies. Our common opponents are crime and ignorance, waste and fraud, poverty and...

    Emanuel camp plans bash with eye on budget

    Emanuel camp plans bash with eye on budget
    Rahm Emanuel's inaugural celebration will be as much about setting a tone for how he wants Chicagoans to perceive his administration as about commemorating his ascendancy to mayor. The planning team is going for festive, but not too festive. After all,...

    Getting a good night's creep

    Getting a good night's creep
    Call him the anti-Ambien. If it's sleep you crave, steer clear of Marcus Sakey. Start one of his books at bedtime, and you can forget about slumber. "I love the idea that a book can hook someone that way, that it can send you into work exhausted the...