Chicago Reader | Issue Archives | Nov 13, 2003
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  • Nov 13-19, 2003
  • Vol. 33, No. 7

News & Politics

  • Feature
  • Bookslut Rising

    Powered by strong opinions and sharp wit, Jessa Crispin's web site has become a must-read for book lovers.
  • Essay
  • Out of the Wreckage

    Richard Yates knew enough sorrow to fill a bookshelf. At the end of his life, when I knew him, he was still working on it.
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  • Miscellany
  • In Brief

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City Life

  • Our Town
  • A Second Childhood

    Beth Bosworth's new novel revisits the setting of her autobiographical debut, but this time there's laughter in the air.
  • Our Town
  • After the Imp

    A Disastrous Miscalculation and Its Effect on the Most Ambitious Comics Zine Ever

Columns & Opinion


  • Night Spies

    We are at Margie's Candies.

Arts & Culture

  • Book Review
  • Something About Mary

    The beloved classic "Cheaper by the Dozen" harbors a mystery, but only the most attentive readers ever seem to notice.

Food & Drink