Connection is the central concern of Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore’s marvelous new book, “The Freezer Door.” A mix of memoir and cultural criticism, the book is a journey to discover place, specifically where she fits in as a queer person in Seattle.
As a follow-up to her critically-praised travel memoir “Travel Lessons,” DePaul professor Michele Morano shares “Like Love,” a memoir of interconnected essays that grapple with seeking out, and sometimes, putting herself as close to love as you can get.
Author events for December.
Throughout Jotham Burrello’s debut novel “Spindle City,” Joseph Bartlett, perhaps Fall River, Massachusetts’ most influential person, suffers from a toothache.
“Bullets For Dead Hoods: An Encyclopedia of Chicago Mobsters, c. 1933” is a curious title for a large format book showing only a yellowed page with pencil scribbling above the title.
“Paul at Home” is a melancholy poem about the inevitable loss that life is.
Carter partnered with fellow button collector Ted Hake to share a visual history of the pin-back button that explores how buttons can shape and document politics and history.
November brings many virtual events to explore.
Arundhati Roy is polarizing, as any person speaking truth to power, is. The author of the Booker Prize-winning “The God of Small Things,” “The Ministry of Utmost Happiness,” the essay collection “My Seditious Heart” manages to speak, lament, question and build on her past work.
What does it mean to be a cinephile when movie theaters are closed? How can celebrities practice their celebrity as public space continues to change? For David Lazar, the answers to these questions lie in the essay form as he sets his sights on character actors.