Love, war and loneliness are three of the threads that run throughout our Afternoon Shift Book Club selection for May. We always pick books that involve Chicago or are by Chicagoans. Our May selection, “All Our Names,” is really more of a story about the Midwest. It’s the third novel by Ethiopian born, Peoria-raised author Dinaw Mengestu who joins us from New York.
Former Bulls coach Phil Jackson is far from bankrupt. But some think he did get robbed of one final championship season. Getting swept by the Dallas Mavericks is probably not the way Jackson wanted to go out.