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Local Book Notes: Dirty Wars

Plus: Poehler, Phair, Springsteen, Dybek

1. Dirty Wars.

Investigative reporter and author Jeremy Scahill is scheduled to be in town on Saturday and Sunday.

Details from Chicago Area Peace Action:


St. Francis Xavier Parish Gym
549 Ninth Street, Wilmette

Loyola University Crown Center Auditorium
1001-25 W. Loyola Ave., Chicago

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Posted on October 31, 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: Dirty Wars

Plus: Poehler, Phair, Springsteen, Dybek
And: "He held several teaching positions early on, the first at the University of Chicago as a poetry instructor for correspondence students who mailed in their efforts for his appraisal."

Posted on October 31, 2014

The Onion vs. Gone Girl

Sure, Gillian Flynn, But What About Phil's Fishhouse?
So, on top of everything else, I have this couple to worry about.

Posted on October 14, 2014

Local Book Notes: Algren Is Back

Plus: Gangsters & Grifters
And: Pig's blood in butcher wrap.

Posted on October 7, 2014

Local Book Notes: Gangstanomics

Plus: The Little Wetback & Secrets Of Palos Hills
And: A South Sider's Cereal Wars.

Posted on September 30, 2014

MUSIC - The Weekend In Chicago Rock.
TV - Paul Lynde vs. Halloween.
POLITICS - The Political Odds.
SPORTS - The College Football Report: Huffing Paint & The HAL 9000. TrackNotes: Bacchanalia Binging.

BOOKS - Local Book Notes: Dirty Wars.

PEOPLE PLACES & THINGS - Beachwood Photo Booth: Francisco Frankenstein.

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