Recommendations for in-person and virtual readings and conversations.
Lee, a recent Columbia College Chicago graduate, introduces the reader to the Every family, a clay-headed clan who undergo a series of bizarre and dreamlike humiliations.
Underneath the pretty pink cover is an incredibly well researched examination of the checkered history of beauty culture around the world.
This is a book about the loneliness of domesticity and the internal cost of upward comparisons.
“The Pueblos: My Quest to Run 101 Bull Runs in the Small Towns of Spain” is a wild adventure into the culture of bull running.
Chicago Quarterly Review has again produced a book that is as important as it is overdue; as thrilling as it is edifying.
The perfect mystery for the beach
There’s a word in Portuguese, saudade, that is roughly translated to mean a feeling of longing, melancholy, or nostalgia.
Virtual book events you’ll want to check out this month.
Brenda’s new memoir is a beautiful, brutal account of her years in the sex trade and her second act as a nationally recognized anti-trafficking activist. It’s a book that balances hard truths with the hope that is inherent in her extraordinary story.