Summer Sale! Get unlimited digital access for 13 weeks for $13.

Arts

Arts  

The great fall 2015 book preview

The summer book season tends to be associated with leisure reads and lighter fare, while fall is all about substance. There were certainly some literary gems strewn across June, July and August, but when appraising the quality and quantity of 2015 releases, the clichés are true: Fall is an embarrassment...

Multimedia

More Arts News

Books: News & Reviews

  • Upcoming Chicago literary events

    Upcoming Chicago literary events

    Nov. 7: Salman Rushdie will receive the 2015 Chicago Tribune Literary Award and discuss his new book, "Two Years Eight Months and Twenty-Eight Nights." 10 a.m., UIC Forum, 725 W. Roosevelt Road, $20, $15 for members, $10 for students/teachers, www.chicagohumanities.org, 312-494-9509

  • Chicago book news: Former Red Stars mid Carli Lloyd gets booked

    Chicago book news: Former Red Stars mid Carli Lloyd gets booked

    Former Chicago Red Stars midfielder and current U.S. women's national team member Carli Lloyd will publish a memoir next year, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt recently announced. The memoir, currently untitled, follows Lloyd's life and career, which includes an Olympic gold medal in 2012 and a hat trick...

  • Review: 'The Story of the Lost Child' by Elena Ferrante

    Review: 'The Story of the Lost Child' by Elena Ferrante

    What words do you save? Here's your chance to bring them out, like the silver for the wedding of the first-born: genius, tour de force, masterpiece. They apply to the work of Elena Ferrante, whose newly translated novel "The Story of the Lost Child" is the fourth and final one of her magnificent...

  • Children's Read & Write: Diving in with the sharks

    Children's Read & Write: Diving in with the sharks

    Printers Row Journal invited kids ages 5-16 to submit reviews of their favorite summer reads as part of our Children's Read & Write program. To celebrate the end of summer, we'll be running children's reviews throughout the back-to-school season. Submissions were edited with a light hand, mostly...

  • Why 'fair' and 'feelings' are the real f-words

    Why 'fair' and 'feelings' are the real f-words

    A new self-help book from Simon & Schuster might not be for the faint of heart — not with a title like "F--- Feelings" (and we even used fewer letters than the publisher did). But the authors, psychiatrist Michael Bennett and his daughter, writer Sarah Bennett, intend it that way; life itself,...

Loading
90°