Posts tagged "Chicago books"

Celebrate your freedom to read at these Banned Books Week events

Celebrate your freedom to read at these Banned Books Week events
The fact that we live in a world where books are still banned is both shocking and frightening. To combat this incredibly archaic practice, the American Library Association is celebrating the 30th anniversary of Banned Books Week. From September 30 – October 6, libraries, schools and various institutions will host an array of events all... Read more »

The Two Best Festivals Take Place This Weekend

The Two Best Festivals Take Place This Weekend
I have an incredible dilemma this weekend: all of my favorite summer festivals take place in the next two days, and the only time I’m free is after 2:00 p.m. on Sunday. Therefore, you’re going to have to visit my favorites for me. First on my list is the greatest festival to take place all... Read more »

A Book Lover's Nirvana

A Book Lover's Nirvana
You can throw as many e-readers as you want at me, but I’ll never give up on real live books. I won’t preach at you about how, as Border’s crashes and burns, we need to support the written word (WE DO!) – instead, I’ll tell you about an awesome place where you can buy books... Read more »
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