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The Imagery of Nelson Algren's Life

The late Chicago writer Nelson Algren would be 100 later this month. Chicago photographer Art Shay formed a friendship with Algren, and spent the next decade and a half documenting Algren's life and his city. Art Shay and local filmmaker Michael Caplan—who's working on a documentary Algren—share details of Algren's life.

Nelson Algren Events:
Celebrating the Nelson-Tennial
Art Shay and Matt Dillon Pay Tribute to Algren
A Tribute to Nelson Algren and a Celebration of Chicago Writing

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