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Five books about Ted Kennedy

Ted Kennedy: The Dream That Never Died by Edward Klein “…Ted Kennedy’s expressions of empathy with the underdog were more than empty platitudes; his ability to understand and share the feelings of others was woven into the narrative of his life.” The Senator: My Ten Years with Ted Kennedy by Richard E. Burke, Marilyn Hoffer,... Read more »

John Hughes & location in storytelling

John Hughes has died. It’s an interesting moment to live here in Chicago. Hughes, who graduated from Glenbrook North High School in Northbrook was so influenced and shaped by his experience as a teenager in Chicagoland’s North Shore that he featured the area in many of his films. While some writers and readers may argue... Read more »