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Local Book Notes: Gangstanomics

Plus: The Little Wetback & Secrets Of Palos Hills

1. Gangstanomics.

"Former OG Harold 'Noonie G' Ward is set to release his second book with a foreword written by 50 Cent and an afterward by Diddy," HipHopWired reports.

"With Gangstanomics, Ward wants to educate his readers on how politicians, the corporate world and street world work hand in hand. Ward explores the parallels between the street world and the corporate world and explains how the two segments of society cannot exist without the other."

True enough. But here's the payoff:

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Posted on September 30, 2014

History Club

A People's History Of Thanksgiving

Where Is The Gold?
With fifty men we could subjugate them all and make them do whatever we want.
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Posted on November 28, 2013
Chicago Blog Review

Chicago Blog Review: Fruit Slinger

A welcome blast of summer-friendly food porn on a daily basis.
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Posted on August 6, 2009

Local Book Notes: Kickstarting A Skinhead Memoir

Plus: Bookman Down & The People Of The Paper
Romantic violence vs. magical realism.

Posted on September 23, 2014

I Come To Your Country, Name Me

By The Guild Literary Complex
Chicago authors at the creation.

Posted on September 19, 2014

Reckoning At Eagle Creek

Now Available From Southern Illinois University Press
The Secret Legacy of Coal in the Heartland.

Posted on September 17, 2014

Local Book Notes: Portraits Of Chicago, The Walmart Republic & Unknown Americans

Shadows and Freedom
Characters who often might be treated as stereotypical figures are given dignity.

Posted on September 3, 2014

Nerdcore News: Wiz-Con Chicago

By Comic Book World News Weekly
We're making progress.

Posted on August 29, 2014

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