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10 Books about Chicago’s South Side

10 recent fiction and non-fiction books about Chicago's South Side.

5 Terrific Modern Chicago Novels

It’s only natural to be drawn to novels set in the city in which you live. Thankfully for me, Chicago ...

Top 5 Most Overlooked Books of 2012

Last week, Slate published a list of the “overlooked” books of 2012. The Slate list is good, but it still ...

Genre Kryptonite: Dysfunctional Families (Under-the-Radar Edition)

Jami Attenberg’s The Middlesteins, a heartbreaking(ly wonderful) story about a dysfunctional Chicago family, has been one of the darlings of ...