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‘The Prodigal Rogerson: The tragic, hilarious, and possibly apocryphal story of circle jerks bassist Roger Rogerson in the golden age of LA Punk, 1979-1996’

‘The Prodigal Rogerson: The tragic, hilarious, and possibly apocryphal story of circle jerks bassist Roger Rogerson in the golden age of LA Punk, 1979-1996’

February 21, 2017

Every once in awhile, the music-loving world that enjoys reading is given a unique surprise: something un...

Faith G. Harper’s “UnF*ck Your Brain” will be available for purchase on Oct. 16. Copies will be available to order online on Amazon at www.amazon.com.

‘UnF#ck Your Brain’ using Science: A Review

February 21, 2017

“Unf*ck Your Brain” is crass and too intrusive; it’s claiming to be a self-help book, full of ti...

Six Days in Cincinnati recounts the riots in 2001 that ignited the Black Lives Matter movement.

Before Black Lives Matter, Six Days in Cincinnati: A Review

February 21, 2017

The police-involved shooting of 19-year-old Timothy Thomas in April 2001, sparked days of riots and ...

Review: ‘Soviet Daughter: A Graphic Revolution'

Review: ‘Soviet Daughter: A Graphic Revolution’

February 7, 2017

In Julia Alekseyeva's memoir “Soviet Daughter,” Alekseyeva pays tribute to her great-grandmother Lola...

Olivia Cronk’s poetry book is a portrayal of her personal life.

NEIU instructor releases new poetry book

October 26, 2016

On Oct. 4 NEIU’s literary journal SEEDS hosted a poetry reading in celebration of the publication ...

Chomsky addresses the state of humanity

Chomsky addresses the state of humanity

October 11, 2016

On Sept. 26, Haymarket Books, a publishing company, hosted Noam Chomsky at the University of Chicago wh...

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Review: “Demand the Impossible”

October 11, 2016

A revolution is imminent! A new resurgence of progressive ideologies that challenges the conventiona...

‘New Taboos’ Shirley, It’s a Good Book?

April 19, 2016

“New Taboos” is a small collection of writings by John Shirley. It consists of a short story, two ...

Reading

Un-break My Heart

February 2, 2016

Most people have experienced relationship heartache. Thankfully, most aren’t beheaded or sent rathe...

“Scott Pilgrim” writer cooks up something fresh with “Seconds.”

Review: ‘Seconds: A Graphic Novel’

October 7, 2014

It’s official; the mid-twenties quest for direction is the new teen angst. Or if you’ve read Bryan Lee O' Malley's last couple of works you...

Review: “When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloomed”

September 23, 2014

“When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloomed” is the new novel by English professor Bradley Greenburg....

Jewish Chicago

Images Worth a Thousand Words

March 26, 2013

  4 of out 5 Stars Sara Lee, Eli’s Cheesecake, and Crate and Barrel all began their careers in Chicago. But that’s not all they have in common. These prominent companies were...

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