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  • Chicago book news: New Liz Fenton, Lisa Steinke book released

    Chicago book news: New Liz Fenton, Lisa Steinke book released
    "The Status of All Things" by Liz Fenton and Lisa Steinke was published by Washington Square June 2. A woman discovers her real life begins to mirror what she posts as her Facebook status after her fiancé dumps her for her close friend and co-worker....
  • New in paperbacks: 'The Silkworm' by Robert Galbraith

    New in paperbacks: 'The Silkworm' by Robert Galbraith
    The Silkworm by Robert Galbraith (J.K. Rowling), Mulholland, 456 pages, $18 Private detective Cormoran Strike is called to investigate the disappearance of novelist Owen Quine, who recently finished a manuscript featuring poisonous depictions of...
  • Me, My Shelf and I: Laura Park

    Me, My Shelf and I: Laura Park
    "Cartoonists always have a ton of books," Laura Park says, wandering the sun- and plant-filled rooms of her Humboldt Park apartment, pulling out one mesmerizing volume after another. Bessie Smith croons from wireless speakers, and Walter, her French...
  • Anderson's Bookshop coming to La Grange, launches Indiegogo campaign

    Anderson's Bookshop coming to La Grange, launches Indiegogo campaign
    Anderson’s Bookshop today launched an Indiegogo campaign to fundraise for a new store in La Grange, set to open later this summer. “We’re happy to be going into La Grange because it’s a community that really wants a bookstore,&...
  • Review: 'Misbehaving' by Richard H. Thaler

    Review: 'Misbehaving' by Richard H. Thaler
    Want a good short-hand introduction to (some of) the insights of behavioral economics? Try this one, courtesy of Richard H. Thaler's "Misbehaving: The Making of Behavioral Economics": "(W)e experience life in terms of changes, we feel diminishing...
  • Not-to-be-missed authors at Printers Row Lit Fest

    Not-to-be-missed authors at Printers Row Lit Fest
    Printers Row Lit Fest kicks off June 6 with more than 150 events. Drawing on reviews of recent books, here's a roundup of some must-see authors. Erik Larson Best known for "The Devil in the White City," his best-seller about the 1893 World's Fair in...
  • Sally Mann on photography, 'Hold Still'

    Sally Mann on photography, 'Hold Still'
    With the publication of her third book of pictures, "Immediate Family" (Aperture, 1992), Sally Mann leapt from relative obscurity to a level of national celebrity that only a handful of photographers have ever achieved, in this case mostly unwanted. The...
  • Printers Row Lit Fest preview: Lit After Dark

     Printers Row Lit Fest preview: Lit After Dark
    Lit After Dark returns to Printers Row Lit Fest the evening of June 6 with comedian Bob Saget headlining. Geared toward audiences in their 20s and 30s, Lit After Dark typically revolves around spoken word events and entertainment-based programming....
  • Bob Saget on 'Dirty Daddy'

    Bob Saget on 'Dirty Daddy'
    Because of his role as a single dad on the long-running ABC sitcom "Full House" and his concurrent hosting of "America's Funniest Home Videos," Bob Saget seemed squeaky clean to millions of Americans — especially those who had never seen his...
  • The 2015 Children's Read & Write program: How to submit

    The 2015 Children's Read & Write program: How to submit
    Summer is a great time to crack open a book. To encourage children's literacy and jumpstart creativity, we're once again offering kids the chance to be published in the pages of Printers Row Journal through the Chicago Tribune Children's Read & Write...
  • Writer, editor pay tribute to Saul Bellow on his 100th birthday

    Writer, editor pay tribute to Saul Bellow on his 100th birthday
    June 10 marks the centennial of Chicago author Saul Bellow's birthday. In tribute to Bellow, Paul Buhle and Walton Muyumba reflect on his varied merits. -- How Saul Bellow saved the Yiddish language By Paul Buhle Of the many millions who...