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August 29, 2016 View email in browser

Chicago-area kids review their favorite books

The Chicago Tribune invited children ages 5-16 to review their favorite summer reads; here’s what they wrote.

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Sonny Boy’ Williamson biography offers glimpse of how he shaped Chicago Blues

A new biographer of iconic and influential Chicago bluesman “Sonny Boy” Williamson will be released in September.

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5 Chicagoland best-sellers

A roundup of 5 Chicago best-sellers for last week.

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My, my shelf and I: Reflecting on the beauty of book collecting

You can learn a lot about people — their tastes, interests, histories and influences — by the books they choose to surround themselves with.

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New in young adult fiction: The Lie Tree, Outrun the Moon, The Smaller Evil

Christine Heppermann reviews young adult fiction including “The Lie Tree” by Frances Hardinge, “Outrun the Moon” by Stacey Lee and “The Smaller Evil” by Stephanie Kuehn.

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On photography — in the smartphone era

Teju Cole discusses his latest collection of essays, “Known and Strange Things,” and his unique platform as a photography critic.

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Biblioracle on Colson Whitehead, plus recommendations

Biblioracle John Warner makes the case for Colson Whitehead as our finest living author.

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Reader of the Week: Gayl Dasher Smith

Gayl Dasher Smith from Naperville would like to ask author Mo Willems to keep on writing “An Elephant and Piggie” books.

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