As part of the programming for the 2013-14 One Book, One Chicago selection, Isabel Wilkerson’s The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story Of America’s Great Migration, the Chicago Public Library welcomed Timuel D. Black Jr., Linda Johnson Rice and Adam Green for an engaging conversation of how the Great Migration shaped their lives and the city of Chicago.
Head of Reader Services at the University of Chicago Library's Special Collections Research Center, Julia Gardner, leads a guided tour of the collections European and American cookbooks and domestic manuals from court chefs of the 15th century to cooking icons of the 20th century.
Asked to assess the most important part of the legacy of long-running English art-punks Wire, most fans will cite the quartet’s first three albums. But a new album and book are strong summations of the legendary art-punks’ legacy.
R.L. Stine's Goosebumps novels may hold a little nostalgia for you, but in a recent interview the author reveals he's set to publish six more stories to add to the series. Hear about that, his outlook on fear and his Twitter habit.