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United States of a Mystery: Essential Illinois Crime Fiction

Duchess of Detective Fiction Tracy Clark shares some of the best Illinois crime fiction as we continue a national tour of mystery favorites.

My Kind Of Town: YA Books Set In Chicago

It's nice we spend so much time dreaming of NYC. But the truth is: YA books set in Chicago are great, too. Probably because Chicago is a damn great town.

How To Take on Chicago’s Bookstore Day Challenge!

Last year, a bookish friend and I loaded into my old Subaru and drove  all over the city in the ...

5 Chicago Comics by Women

A Chicago woman's list of her top five favorite Chicago comics artists, writers, and publishers, from Sarah Becan, Lucy Knisley, and more.

The Amazon Books Store Experience – What’s the Point?

Shopping at the physical Amazon Books store in Chicago shows reveals interesting new approaches, inexplicable new complications, and a lot of questions.

Everything You Need to Know about the 2017 Printers Row Lit Fest

Everything you need to know about the 2017 Printers Row Lit Fest in Chicago, including schedule highlights, where to eat, how to volunteer, and more.

American Writers Museum is Chicago’s New Literary Paradise

The American Writers Museum, located in downtown Chicago, is a fully modern, incredibly interactive, playground for writers and the people who love them.

33 Beautiful Chicago Bookstores

This town has an embarrassment of riches when it comes to charming places to buy books. Here are 33 beautiful, independent Chicago bookstores.

Cool Bookish Places: The Wicker Park Secret Agent Supply Co.

Get all your secret agent needs met at Wicker Park Secret Agent Supply Company, a cool bookish joint in Chicago.

A Ranking of Chicago’s Used Bookstores

You're going to want to keep this ranking of used bookstores handy for your next Chicago trip!