Chicago by the Book

Submitted by AWM on Thu, 12/20/2018 - 4:23pm
Chicago by the Book
Wednesday, January 30, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Join some of the editors and contributors behind "Chicago by the Book: 101 Publications That Shaped the City and Its Image" as they talk about the iconic authors, artists, and activists who influenced the city.

"Chicago by the Book" profiles 101 landmark publications about Chicago from the past 170 years that have helped define the city and its image. Each title—carefully selected by the Caxton Club, a venerable Chicago bibliophilic organization—is the focus of an illustrated essay by a leading scholar, writer, or bibliophile.

With essays from, among others, Ira Berkow, Thomas Dyja, Ann Durkin Keating, Alex Kotlowitz, Toni Preckwinkle, Frank Rich, Don Share, Carl Smith, Regina Taylor, Garry Wills, and William Julius Wilson; and featuring works by Saul Bellow, Gwendolyn Brooks, Sandra Cisneros, Clarence Darrow, Erik Larson, David Mamet, Studs Terkel, Ida B. Wells-Barnett, Frank Lloyd Wright, and many more.

Location and contact
American Writers Museum
180 N. Michigan Ave.
Second Floor
Chicago  Illinois  60601
United States
Contact Phone Number: 
312-374-8790
Chicago by the Book | Chicago Artists Resource

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