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  • Me, My Shelf and I: Wendy McClure and Christopher Sienko

    Me, My Shelf and I: Wendy McClure and Christopher Sienko
    "I'm super itchy about distinguishing between memoir and essays," says Christopher Sienko, a content director for InfoSec Institute. In the Ravenswood Manor home he shares with his wife, author and editor Wendy McClure, Sienko has a meticulous system...
  • E-reader: Leslie Jamison on the loneliest whale

    E-reader: Leslie Jamison on the loneliest whale
    52 Blue by Leslie Jamison, 45-minute read, $3.99, Atavist Leslie Jamison writes about loneliness — on land and under the sea — in "52 Blue." In 1992, naval scientists discovered a blue whale that sings at 52 hertz — a considerably...
  • Chicago book news: Henríquez, MacLean paperbacks released

    Chicago book news: Henríquez, MacLean paperbacks released
    The paperback edition of Cristina Henríquez's latest novel, "The Book of Unknown Americans," was published by Vintage March 3. It follows the children of two immigrant families who fall in love after the injury sustained by the daughter of one family...
  • Reader of the Week: Nneka Rimmer

    Reader of the Week: Nneka Rimmer
    Who I am Nneka Rimmer, senior adviser at Boston Consulting Group. I live in North Kenwood, which is between Bronzeville and Hyde Park. One unique thing about me I remember being a pre-teen and moving from my bed to my parents' bed to spend long,...
  • How to raise a reader

    How to raise a reader
    Kids become lifelong readers for all kinds of reasons. Sometimes there’s one key book that captures a kid’s imagination and opens him or her up to the exciting world of fiction. Other times, a teacher who assigns great books in class sparks...
  • MIA to debut new digital magazine Wednesday

    MIA to debut new digital magazine Wednesday
    Miami International Airport on Wednesday will debut a new digital magazine — MIA Connections, which will offer travelers information on the best dining, shopping and entertainment options in the airport and Miami. MIA Connections will be available...
  • Veronica Roth writing new book series

    Veronica Roth writing new book series
    Veronica Roth fans can start the countdown. The "Divergent" author is set to write a new two-book series, HarperCollins Children's Books told The Associated Press on Monday. The books currently are untitled, with the first one expected in 2017 and the...
  • The Biblioracle: A fast break for book lovers

    The Biblioracle: A fast break for book lovers
    Is there anything worse in the world than Internet comments? Ebola? ISIS? The New York Knicks? On just about any site you care to name, the comments are a cesspool of ignorance, hatred and appalling spelling. There is an old spiritual with the line,...
  • Chicago book news: Curbside Splendor accepting submissions

    Chicago book news: Curbside Splendor accepting submissions
    Chicago-based publisher Curbside Splendor is accepting submissions through March 31. Submissions of poetry, art, photography and short fiction for the publisher's monthly e-magazine are free. Book submissions cost $10. For guidelines, visit...
  • Review: 'Aquarium' by David Vann

    Review: 'Aquarium' by David Vann
    "A beautiful book." This coded and cliched phrase, usually associated with a novel, generally speaks to an elegant use of language, a finely chiseled work of imagination. "Aquarium" by David Vann may be elegantly written and fiercely imagined, but it is...
  • Mohsin Hamid on 'Discontent and Its Civilizations'

    Mohsin Hamid on 'Discontent and Its Civilizations'
    Best known for his fiction, especially the acclaimed novels "Moth Smoke" (2000), "The Reluctant Fundamentalist" (2007) and "How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia" (2013), Mohsin Hamid maintains a fruitful sideline as an essayist and commentator on...