- Witness to Trauma: A Review of Howard Reich’s “The Art of Inventing Hope: Intimate Conversations With Elie Wiesel“ In a world that has been overtaken by the material, Reich's book reminds us that each of our lives exist in relation to so many others.
- Where Hope Breaks: A Review of “The Nickel Boys” by Colson Whitehead A historic, fictionalized reinterpretation of a defunct reform school that was once called The Dozier School for Boys in Marianna, Florida.
- A Message of Hope: A Review of "The Boys of Fairy Town" by Jim Elledge Fairy Town—areas in Chicago where queer men felt safe to be themselves in an era of repression and discrimination.
- Hoops, Handguns, Hope: Rus Bradburd talks about Shawn Harrington and "All the Dreams We've Dreamed" Guns, basketball, friendship and heroism on Chicago's West Side
- Bleeding Art: A Review of "Temper" by Layne Fargo Part noir, part mystery, part feminist manifesto, author Layne Fargo asks what happens when the lines are blurred between stage and reality.
- Oh, Canada. A Review of "The Art of Diplomacy" by Bruce Heyman and Vicki Heyman What's an ambassador (to) do?