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
Sep 16, 2009
What books arehot in Chicago this week, culled from the lists of various local booksellers.
by Jerome Ludwig
Media, Lit & Lectures, News, Books, The Help, Kathryn Stockett, A Gate at the Stairs, Lorrie Moore, Homer & Langley, E.L. Doctorow, South of Broad, Pat Conroy, White Queen, Philippa Gregory, Mastering the Art of French Cooking, Julia Child, Zeitoun, Dave Eggers, Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen, Christopher McDougall, The Gamble: General David Petraeus and the American Military Adventure in Iraq, 2006-2008, Thomas E. Ricks, Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide, Nicholas D. Kristof, Sheryl WuDunn, The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, Stieg Larsson, The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Society, Mary Ann Shaffer, Annie Barrows, The Time Traveler's Wife, Audrey Niffenegger, Her Fearful Symmetry, Olive Kitteridge, Elizabeth Strout, Sarah's Key, Tatiana de Rosnay, Choosing Civility: The Twenty-five Rules of Considerate Conduct, P.M. Forni, Reading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir in Books, by Azar Nafisi, Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything, Steven D. Levitt, Stephen J. Dubner, Julie and Julia: My Year of Cooking Dangerously, Julie Powell