Chicago

Chicago

Chicago

Al Aswany, Alaa
From Alaa Al Aswany, the author of the highly-acclaimed The Yacoubian Building, comes a story of love, sex, friendship, hatred, and ambition set in the midwestern city with a cast of...
September 29, 2009
Paperback
Harper Perennial
352 Pages
$16.99
Chicago: City on the Make: Sixtieth Anniversary Edition

"Once you've become a part of this particular patch, you'll never love another. Like loving a woman with a broken nose, you may well find lovelier lovelies. But never a lovely so real."

...

October 15, 2011
Paperback
University of Chicago Press
$17.00
The Man with the Golden Arm (50th Anniversary Edition): 50th Anniversary Critical Editi
The Man with the Golden Arm is Nelson Algren's most powerful and enduring work. On the 50th anniversary of its publication in November 1949, for which Algren was honored with the first National Book...
November 9, 1999
Paperback
$21.95
Never a Lovely So Real: The Life and Work of Nelson Algren

For a time, Nelson Algren was America's most famous author, lauded by the likes of Richard Wright and Ernest Hemingway. But at the height of his career, he abandoned fiction and fell into...

April 28, 2020
Paperback
W. W. Norton & Company
560 Pages
$21.95
Eight Men Out: The Black Sox and the 1919 World Series

The headlines proclaimed the 1919 fix of the World Series and attempted cover-up as the most gigantic sporting swindle in the history of America! First published in 1963, Eight Men Out has become...

May 1, 2000
Paperback
Holt McDougal
$18.99
The Middlesteins

The Middlesteins

Attenberg, Jami
For more than thirty years, Edie and Richard Middlestein shared a solid family life together in the suburbs of Chicago. But now things are splintering apart, for one reason, it seems: Edie's...
June 4, 2013
Paperback
Grand Central Publishing
287 Pages
$16.99
It All Adds Up: From the Dim Past to the Uncertain Future
Saul Bellow's fiction, honored by a Nobel Prize and a Pulitzer, among other awards, has made him a literary giant. Now, in his first nonfiction collection, Bellow's learned and original mind shines...
June 1, 1995
Paperback
Penguin Books
352 Pages
$18.00
Ravelstein

Ravelstein

Bellow, Saul
The life story of a Jewish Huck Finn, from the slums of Chicago to the glitzy capitals of Europe.
May 1, 2001
Paperback
Penguin Books
240 Pages
$16.00
The Adventures of Augie March

The Adventures of Augie March

Bellow, Saul ; Amis, Martin

Much of The Adventures of Augie March takes place during the Great Depression, but far from being a chronicle of deprivation, the first of Saul Bellow's string of masterpieces testifies to...

August 4, 2015
Hardcover
Everyman's Library
664 Pages
$25.00
Humboldts Gift

Humboldts Gift

Bellow, Saul ; Eugenides, Jeff
"I think it A Work of genius, I think it The Work of a Genius, I think it brilliant, splendid, etc. If there is literature (and this proves there is) this is where it's at." -John Cheever

A...

October 28, 2008
Paperback
Penguin Group
$18.00

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