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Club Luckless
Robert D. Putnam throws a strike with "Bowling Alone: The Collapse and Revival of American Community." [07-10-00]
— Allen Smalling, NEWCITY CHICAGO

Lincoln Log
In "Moonlight: Abraham Lincoln and the Almanac Trial," John Evangelist Walsh reveals that Honest Abe wasn't so honest after all. [07-03-00]
— Ben Winters, NEWCITY CHICAGO

Furrowing Brows
In "Nobrow," John Seabrook argues that there's no more distinction between high-, middle- and low-brow culture. [06-26-00]
— Allen Smalling, NEWCITY CHICAGO

Reading List
Don't say you have nothing to read after this. [06-05-00]
— Lynda Barry, NEWCITY CHICAGO

Reading List
The cure for bestselleritis. [05-08-00]
— Don DeGrazia, NEWCITY CHICAGO

Good Wilson Effort
Ben Wilson reviews "Woodrow Wilson" by Louis Auchincloss. [04-24-00]
— Ben Wilson, NEWCITY CHICAGO

Hardboiled Eggers
At a bookstore appearance, Dave Eggers adds a new chapter to his life story. [03-06-00]
— Shelly Ridenour, NEWCITY CHICAGO

Real Genius
Spend a lost weekend with Dave Eggers' "A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius." [02-28-00]
— Shelly Ridenour, NEWCITY CHICAGO

Germanic Impression
With "Simple Stories: A Novel from the East German Provinces," Ingo Schulze provides literary snapshots of the interactions that make up the real meat of life. [02-21-00]
— Nathan Matteson, NEWCITY CHICAGO

Not Puppy Love
Carl Hiaasen's latest comic thriller, "Sick Puppy," takes stock characters on a wild ride that's hard to care about. [01-31-00]
— Ben Winters, NEWCITY CHICAGO

Books Tip of the Week
Chicago's most promising reading this week: Don DeLillo reads from "Underworld." [11-10-97]
— Ray Pride, NEWCITY CHICAGO

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