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  • A visit to Harper Lee's hometown of Monroeville, Ala.

    A visit to Harper Lee's hometown of Monroeville, Ala.
    Some 200 miles to the west, signs around Jackson, Miss., proudly direct tourists to the home of Eudora Welty. The house, now a museum, is a national historic landmark, a fitting tribute to one of America's greatest writers.
  • Review: 'Edward S. Curtis: One Hundred Masterworks'

    Review: 'Edward S. Curtis: One Hundred Masterworks'
    A new retrospective takes the best of stunning photography by Edward S. Curtis to give a fresh insight on the American Indian at the nexus of America's westward march and the cultural annihilation of tribes that stood in the way of frontier progress....

    The Biblioracle: Don't sit on your book idea

    The Biblioracle: Don't sit on your book idea
    Speaking at BookExpo America in May, Jane McGonigal, an academic, author, and evangelist for "gaming" as a route to improving our lives, declared that "90 percent of young people in the United States say they want to write a book someday." McGonigal did...

    Children's Read & Write: Local authors on favorite book settings

    Children's Read & Write: Local authors on favorite book settings
    As a preview to this year's Children's Read & Write Program, which invites children to submit book reviews for possible publication, we asked several Chicago-area authors to tell us what book's setting they would love to live in. Here's what they said....

    Review: 'The Ghost Network' by Catie Disabato

    Review: 'The Ghost Network' by Catie Disabato
    The first question in the Reading Group Guide for Catie Disabato's quirky and high-concept debut novel "The Ghost Network" is: "How does the framing device of Cyrus Archer's reporting and Catie Disabato's editing alter your connection to the characters?"...