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  • California Bookstore Day goes national Saturday

    California Bookstore Day goes national Saturday
    Once again, California leads the nation: This time, it's in independent bookstore celebrations.
  • Review: 'The Making of Zombie Wars' by Aleksandar Hemon

    Review: 'The Making of Zombie Wars' by Aleksandar Hemon
    Aleksandar Hemon's third novel, "The Making of Zombie Wars," follows "The Book of My Lives," a collection of autobiographical essays published two years ago. There, he told the story of his youth in his native Yugoslavia, later Bosnia and Herzegovina,...

    Review: 'Michelle Obama: A Life' by Peter Slevin

    Review: 'Michelle Obama: A Life' by Peter Slevin
    Toward the end of a recent moderated discussion of his new book, "Michelle Obama: A Life," Northwestern University journalism professor Peter Slevin was asked whether the biography would have been different if he were a black man. "It certainly would have...

    Chicago book news: Jeffrey Brown's latest 'Darth Vader' book published

    Chicago book news: Jeffrey Brown's latest 'Darth Vader' book published
    "Darth Vader and Friends" by Jeffrey Brown was published by Chronicle April 28. The latest children's graphic novel in Brown's "Darth Vader" series explores the various friendships in the "Star Wars" universe, including those between Princess Leia and the...

    The Book Club from Spring Meadows

    The Book Club from Spring Meadows
    Our club: We are The Book Club from Spring Meadows of Libertyville, a senior independent living facility. We meet monthly and boast 14 women members ranging in age from 80 to 97. One unique thing about us: We look at first lines because they are the...