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Joan Didion, the author of ‘Play It as It Lays,’ poses for a picture.

50 years of Joan Didion

Patsy Newitt, Assistant News Editor February 16, 2020

I remember the first time I read Joan Didion’s “Play It as It Lays” vividly. I was 16, bored with suburbia and sold on a grossly overplayed illusion born out of extensive Tumblr use that I would...

Ta-Nehisi Coates (left) with Hanif Abdurraqib (right).

Ta-Nehisi Coates celebrates release of ‘The Water Dancer’ at Chicago Humanities Festival

Luke Murphy, Contributing Writer October 13, 2019

Speaking to a full auditorium of nearly 1,500 people at Evanston High School this past Friday, Oct. 4, Ta-Nehisi Coates and Ohio-born poet Hanif Abdurraqib engaged in a dialogue that covered a wide array...

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Harry Potter series (1997-2007)
The Casual Vacancy (2012)
The Cuckoo’s Calling (2013)

Women writers Hall of Fame

Amanda Krupp, Contributing Writer May 7, 2018

With the upcoming release of the new film “Book Club”, a story about lifelong friends who come together each month to reminisce and chat about their favorite books, the subject of female authors...

Who is alt lit?

Who is alt lit?

Andrew Morrell June 2, 2014

The mysterious Internet subculture, with roots in Chicago, that's home to the next generation of groundbreaking writers On a cloudy Wednesday afternoon, Heiko Julien sits on the floor of Rachel "Pattycake"...

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