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  • Hans Massaquoi dies at 87; wrote of growing up black in Nazi Germany

    Hans Massaquoi, a former managing editor of Ebony magazine who wrote a distinctive memoir about his unusual childhood growing up black in Nazi Germany, died in Jacksonville, Fla., on Saturday, his 87th birthday. He had been hospitalized over the...
  • Marvin Miller dies at 95; baseball union chief led push for free agency

    Nothing about Marvin Miller seemed feisty or controversial at first glance; the soft-spoken economist was a smallish man with gray hair and a tidy mustache. But as a union leader, it was Miller who took on baseball's establishment in the late 1960s,...
  • Announcing the 2013 Nelson Algren Awards

    Announcing the 2013 Nelson Algren Awards
    As we launch the 2013 Nelson Algren Short Story Awards Contest, we consider our relationship — as Chicago Tribune journalists — to the world of fiction. Though we are dedicated to the world of fact, we recognize that fiction can help us make...
  • State of horror

    State of  horror
    Zombies. They're everywhere. Television. Movies. Graphic novels. Pub crawls. Burlesque shows. You can't swing a dismembered arm without hitting one. But look out: In Scott Kenemore's new book, "Zombie, Illinois," the walking dead are invading places...
  • Plotting out another great Story Week

    Plotting out another great Story Week
    It is a pleasurable thing to have drinks with Randy Albers and we have done so over the years at such saloons as, of course, the Billy Goat, as well as Stefani's 437, the Underground Wonder Bar and some joint in the South Loop whose name escapes me at the...
  • The Wine Club with a Reading Problem

    The Wine Club with a Reading Problem
    Our book club started in March 2008 when a few Brookfield-LaGrange Park friends and a trio of sisters decided that we wanted to have a way to talk about the books we were reading — and a regular excuse to socialize. We meet every four to six weeks...
  • Rick Kogan rediscovers Norbert Blei

    Rick Kogan rediscovers Norbert Blei
    The last time the name Norbert Blei appeared above a story in the Chicago Tribune was June 2, 1985. He wrote about the Clearing, a folk arts school founded in 1935 in Door County, Wis., by renowned landscape architect Jens Jensen when he was 75.  ...
  • Accepting Algren submissions

    Accepting Algren submissions
    Why would the Chicago Tribune, where well-documented fact is the basic of everything we do, run a nationally recognized contest for original short fiction? How did the Chicago Tribune come to run a nationally recognized contest for original short...
  • Schmich: Ebert reflects well on Chicago

    Schmich: Ebert reflects well on Chicago
    This column originally ran in the Chicago Tribune on Oct. 21, 2011. Some years ago when I was new to Chicago, I spotted Roger Ebert in the frozen-foods aisle of a grocery store. He was famous by then, and I did what any normal person does at the sight...
  • For these stories, you stay up well past your bedtime

    For these stories, you stay up well past your bedtime
    The age-old art of storytelling is undergoing a revival — and audiences are in the mood to listen. It is 1998 or '99. Tyler Clark is a pudgy teenager with a secret crush on Janelle Greene, a petite brunette who, like Tyler, attends Kokomo High...
  • 'World War Z' is Going to Suck

    'World War Z' is Going to Suck
    I warn you: the wrong nerd debate has broken out over the upcoming film “World War Z.”  After the trailer debuted, I was dismayed beyond consolation. The highly anticipated Brad Pitt film based on the insanely popular book by Max Brooks, is...
  • Live lit is the new performance art of the moment

    Live lit is the new performance art of the moment
    Without a doubt, Chicago is the biological parent of the spoken word. The city might laud and favor improv and sketch comedy out of all its performance art children, but there's an even younger sibling that's growing up--fast. Live lit has taken the...