Justice Sonia Sotomayor Coming to Chicago for Book Signing January 30, 2013

January 21, 2013

Justice Sonia Sotomayor, the first Hispanic and the third woman appointed to the United States Supreme Court, will be in Chicago Wednesday, January 30 on the book tour for her new memoir, My Beloved World. In it, she recounts her life journey from a Bronx housing project to the federal bench, and how books mentored her […]

Writers Reading: Zadie Smith

October 19, 2012

Zadie Smith’s latest acclaimed novel hit library shelves on September 4th and demand for a copy instantly hit fever pitch.  Titled NW, the British writer’s first novel since 2005’s On Beauty tells the captivating story of four North West Londoners struggling to make adult lives outside of Caldwell, the housing project of their youth.  Written […]

Writers Reading: Ken Follett

September 10, 2012

For Ken Follett fans, this September 18th is something of a holiday.  Yes, in only nine short days Winter of the World – the eagerly anticipated second book in his ambitious Century Trilogy – will hit library shelves to the delight of legions of readers.  Picking up right where the bestselling Fall of Giants left off, […]

Writers Reading: Justin Cronin

August 18, 2012

Hey Justin Cronin fans have we got a treat for you.  As you’re surely well aware, the highly anticipated follow-up to his heart-stopping epic The Passage hits the streets in a few short weeks, and you’ll soon have all the apocalyptic mayhem you can handle.  Titled The Twelve, this second book in The Passage Trilogy is officially […]

Writers Reading: Paul Auster

November 11, 2010

Writers Reading is a brand spanking new Off the Shelf feature that lets you experience your favorite authors reading from their work.  We kick things off with the following clip of Paul Auster reading from his new novel Sunset Park.  Enjoy, and check back often for more Writers Reading. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=my84nnq58Os]

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