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Nelson Algren Birthday Bash

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Warren Leming—Cofounder, Nelson Algren Committee

Nelson Algren's literary depictions of the Windy City's sordid underbelly established him as one of Chicago's most beloved authors. We speak with Algren enthusiast Warren Leming about the author's importance to this "city on the make" and the annual birthday party in his honor.

The Nelson Algren Committee hosts the seventeenth annual Nelson Algren Birthday Party on Saturday, March 19, 2005, at the Acme Art Works—1741 North Western Avenue in Chicago's Logan Square neighborhood.

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