Novels set in Chicago: Young Lonigan by James T. Farrell

Being one of the great cities of the world, many novels have been set in Chicago. This is the third of a series looking at how the city has been portrayed/described in novels. Published in 1932, Young Lonigan is the first book of a trilogy by James T. Farrell, charting the life of William "Studs"... Continue Reading →

Chicago Authored exhibit at the Chicago History Museum

Chicago History Museum - 1601 N. Clark Street The permanent "Chicago Authored" exhibit at the Chicago History Museum is pretty rad. Celebrating "how those who write about Chicago shape our understanding of the city," it's the museum's first ever crowdsourced exhibition. Yup, back in 2013, people were given some 450 topics to chose from and... Continue Reading →

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