re: Chicago: A Biography
Lit & Lectures,
Nov 5, 2009
Popular Columbia College prof Dominic Pacyga's been telling the city's history in pieces for years. Now he's put it all together.
by Deanna Isaacs
Lit Feature, Chicago: A Biography, Dominic Pacyga, University of Chicago Press, Polish Immigrants and Industrial Chicago, Union Stock Yard & Transit Company, Chicago: City of Neighborhoods, Chicago's Southeast Side, Chicago: Growth of a Metropolis, Lucy Parsons, Albert Parsons, Haymarket Riot, Alvin Palmer, Alan Ehrenhalt, The Lost City, Back of the Yards, Sacred Heart Parish, Dan Ryan, Don Rose, Leon Despres, Englewood, Bridgeport, Comiskey Park
Sep 23, 2009
List courtesy of Carl Lennertz at HarperCollins, as gathered from Anderson's Bookshop, the Book Cellar, the Book Stall at Chestnut Court, the Book Table, 57th Street Books, Lake Forest Books, Read Between the Lynes, and Women & Children First.
by Jerome Ludwig
Lit & Lectures, Books, The Lost Symbol, Dan Brown, Homer & Langley, E.L. Doctorow, The Gate at the Stairs, Lorrie Moore, The White Queen, Philippa Gregory, The Help, Katherine Stockett, True Compass, Edward M. Kennedy, Strength in What Remains, Tracy Kidder, Zeitoun, Dave Eggers, Bad Mother, Ayelet Waldman, Olive Kitteridge, Elizabeth Strout, Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, Stieg Larsson, Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Society, Mary Ann Shaffer, Annie Barrows, Elegance of the Hedgehog, Muriel Barbery, Dragon House, John Shors, My Life in France, Julia Child, In Defense of Food, Michael Pollan, Freakonomics, Steven D. Levitt, Stephen J. Dubner, Mastering the Art of French Cooking, When You Are Engulfed in Flames, David Sedaris, Chicago: A Biography, Dominic A. Pacyga