“Blues Legacy: Tradition And Innovation In Chicago” is David Whiteis’ third book on the blues. In it, he weaves the stories of Chicago bluesmen (and women).
While American literary culture often prizes directedness and transparent soul-baring, the Quebecois writer chooses a different path.
Jac Jemc’s second story collection is another imaginative foray that offers a follow-up to her critically-acclaimed “The Grip of It.”
Poetry and music dominate December.
Ann Durkin Keating’s book meticulously charts one woman’s course as she works within the confines of established norms to improve and build family first, church second, and community third.
In this collection of exercises, Barry outlines how she encourages creativity among both confident and even first-time students in drawing their own comics.
“The Kosher Capones” starts with the author’s mother asking the him to “look into a rumor” about his grandfather, Max Miller.
In Andre Perry’s debut collection the essays don’t have time to wait for you. They start mid-moment, going along with wherever Perry urgently needs to take you.
Binga expanded the boundaries of the Black Belt for its upwardly mobile residents and newcomers, using the same tactics of white realtors to block bust and panic-peddle.
“Metropolitan Stories” collects short, dreamlike vignettes set within the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.