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 1.  Barriers Burned Away
E.P. Roe
E.P. Roe link
1872 F
 2.  The Tribune Primer
Eugene Field
Eugene Field link
1882 NFYANC
 3.  Culture’s Garland
Eugene Field
Eugene Field link
1887 NFMA
 4.  The Cliff-Dwellers
Henry Blake Fuller
Henry Blake Fuller link
1893 FNov
 5.  Sweet Clover
Clara Louise Burnham
Clara Louise Burnham link
1894 FNov
 6.  Rose of Dutcher’s Coolly
Hamlin Garland
Hamlin Garland link
1895 FNov
 7.  With the Procession
Henry Blake Fuller
Henry Blake Fuller link
1895
 8.  Pink Marsh: A Story of the Streets and Town
George Ade
George Ade link
1897 F
 9.  Mr. Dooley in Peace and War
Finley Peter Dunne
Finley Peter Dunne link
1899 NC
 10.  Mr. Dooley in the Hearts of His Countrymen
Finley Peter Dunne
Finley Peter Dunne link
1899 NC
 11.  Luke Walton or The Chicago Newsboy
Horatio Alger 1900 Nov
 12.  Mr. Dooley’s Philosophy
Finley Peter Dunne
Finley Peter Dunne link
1900 NC
 13.  Sister Carrie
Theodore Dreiser
Theodore Dreiser link
1900 FNov
 14.  The Shallow Spirit of Judgement: Three Stories of Contemporary Chicago Life

McClure’s Magazine

Edith Wyatt
Edith Wyatt link
1900
 15.  The Web of Life
Robert Herrick
Robert Herrick link
1900
 16.  Mr. Dooley’s Opinions
Finley Peter Dunne
Finley Peter Dunne link
1901 NC
 17.  Observations by Mr. Dooley
Finley Peter Dunne
Finley Peter Dunne link
1902 NC
 18.  A Prairie Winter
Belle Owen 1903
 19.  In Babel; Stories of Chicago
George Ade
George Ade link
1903
 20.  The Pit
Frank Norris
Frank Norris link
1903 FNov
 21.  True Love: Comedy of the Affectations
Edith Wyatt
Edith Wyatt link
1903
 22.  A Little Girl in Old Chicago
Amanda Douglas
Amanda Douglas link
1904
 23.  The Common Lot
Robert Herrick
Robert Herrick link
1904
 24.  An Eye For An Eye
Clarence Darrow
Clarence Darrow link
1905 FNov
 25.  Memoirs of an American Citizen
Robert Herrick
Robert Herrick link
1905 FNov
 26.  Dissertations by Mr. Dooley
Finley Peter Dunne
Finley Peter Dunne link
1906 NC
 27.  The Jungle
Upton Sinclair
Upton Sinclair link
1906 FNov
 28.  The Spirit of Youth and the City Streets
Jane Addams
Jane Addams link
1907 NF
 29.  The Bomb
Frank Harris
Frank Harris link
1909
 30.  Twenty Years at Hull House
Jane Addams
Jane Addams link
1909 NFMA
 31.  Just Folks
Clara Laughlin
Clara Laughlin link
1910
 32.  Mr. Dooley Says
Finley Peter Dunne
Finley Peter Dunne link
1910 NC
 33.  Jenny Gerhardt
Theodore Dreiser
Theodore Dreiser link
1911
 34.  Rebellion
Joseph Medill Patterson
Joseph Medill Patterson link
1911
 35.  Buttered Side Down
Edna Ferber
Edna Ferber link
1912 FSS
 36.  Mr. Achilles
Jeannette Lee
Jeannette Lee link
1912
 37.  The Mucker
Edgar Rice Burroughs
Edgar Rice Burroughs link
1914 FNovSFF
 38.  The Precipice
Elia W. Peattie
Elia W. Peattie link
1914
 39.  The Titan
Theodore Dreiser
Theodore Dreiser link
1914 FNov
 40.  You And I: Poems
Harriet Monroe
Harriet Monroe link
1914 Pt
 41.  You Know Me, Al
Ring Lardner
Ring Lardner link
1914 LS
 42.  The Song of the Lark
Willa Cather
Willa Cather link
1915 FNov
 43.  Chicago Poems
Carl Sandburg
Carl Sandburg link
1916 Pt
 44.  Return of the Mucker
Edgar Rice Burroughs
Edgar Rice Burroughs link
1916 FNov
 45.  Windy McPherson’s Son
Sherwood Anderson
Sherwood Anderson link
1916 FNov
 46.  Fanny Herself
Edna Ferber
Edna Ferber link
1917 FNov
 47.  The Homesteader
Oscar Micheaux
Oscar Micheaux link
1917 FNov
 48.  My Chicago
Anna Morgan
Anna Morgan link
1918 NFMA
 49.  Mr. Dooley on Making a Will and Other Necessary Evils
Finley Peter Dunne
Finley Peter Dunne link
1919 NC
 50.  Moon-Calf
Floyd Dell
Floyd Dell link
1920 FNov
 51.  Resurrection Rock
Edwin Balmer
Edwin Balmer link
1920
 52.  Erik Dorn
Ben Hecht
Ben Hecht link
1921
 53.  The Girls
Edna Ferber
Edna Ferber link
1921 FNov
 54.  1001 Afternoons in Chicago
Ben Hecht
Ben Hecht link
1922
 55.  Blackguard
Maxwell Bodenheim
Maxwell Bodenheim link
1923
 56.  Crazy Man
Maxwell Bodenheim
Maxwell Bodenheim link
1923
 57.  Midwest Portraits
Harry Hansen
Harry Hansen link
1923 CS
 58.  Coffins for Two
Vincent Starrett 1924
 59.  So Big

Pulitzer Prize, 1925

Edna Ferber
Edna Ferber link
1924
 60.  Smiths, The
Janet Ayer Fairbank 1925
 61.  Showboat
Edna Ferber
Edna Ferber link
1926
 62.  Diversey
MacKinlay Kantor
Mackinley Kantor link
1928
 63.  Prevailing Winds
Margaret Ayer Barnes
Margaret Ayer Barnes link
1928 FSS
 64.  Quicksand
Nella Larsen
Nella Larsen link
1928
 65.  The Front Page

Chicago Premiere: xxxxxxx

Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur
Charles MacArthur link,
Ben Hecht link
1928 P
 66.  Little Caesar
W.R. Burnett 1929
 67.  New Year’s Eve
James T. Farrell
James T. Farrell link
1929
 68.  Sixty Seconds
Maxwell Bodenheim
Maxwell Bodenheim link
1929
 69.  Thieves’ Nights
Harry Stephen Keeler 1929
 70.  A Virtuous Girl
Maxwell Bodenheim
Maxwell Bodenheim link
1930
 71.  My Thirty Years’ War
Margaret Anderson
Margaret Anderson link
1930 MA
 72.  Put on the Spot
Jack Lait 1930
 73.  The Right to Love

Story: Susan Glaspell (based on her novel Brook Evans)

Screenplay: Zoe Akins, 1930

Director: Richard Wallace

Stars: Ruth Chatterton, Paul Lukas, David Manners

Story: Susan Glaspell, Screenplay: Zoe Akins
Susan Glaspell link
1930 SP
 74.  The Second Twenty Years at Hull House
Jane Addams
Jane Addams link
1930 NFMA
 75.  Years of Grace
Margaret Ayer Barnes
Margaret Ayer Barnes link
1930 FNovHF
 76.  Nineteen Nineteen
John Dos Passos
John Dos Passos link
1932 FNov
 77.  Thicker Than Water
Vera Caspary
Vera Caspary link
1932
 78.  Young Lonigan
James T. Farrell
James T. Farrell link
1932 FNov
 79.  Gas-House McGinty
James T. Farrell
James T. Farrell link
1933
 80.  Homecoming: An Autobiography
Floyd Dell
Floyd Dell link
1933 NFMA
 81.  The Face of the Man from Saturn
Harry Stephen Keeler 1933
 82.  Calico Shoes and Other Stories
James T. Farrell
James T. Farrell link
1934
 83.  The Young Manhood of Studs Lonigan
James T. Farrell
James T. Farrell link
1934 FNov
 84.  Edna His Wife
Margaret Ayer Barnes
Margaret Ayer Barnes link
1935
 85.  Guillotine Party and Other Stories
James T. Farrell
James T. Farrell link
1935
 86.  Judgment Day
James T. Farrell
James T. Farrell link
1935
 87.  Lucy Gayheart
Willa Cather
Willa Cather link
1935
 88.  Midnight and Percy Jones
Vincent Starrett
Vincent Starrett link
1936
 89.  Big White Fog

Chicago Premiere: Great Northern Theatre

Theodore Ward
Theodore Ward link
1937 P
 90.  The Old Bunch
Meyer Levin
Meyer Levin link
1937
 91.  A Poet’s Life: Seventy Years in a Changing World
Harriet Monroe
Harriet Monroe link
1938 NFMA
 92.  8 Faces at 3

John J. Malone #1

Craig Rice
Craig Rice link
1939 FMysSMys
 93.  The Great Hotel Murder
Vincent Starrett
Vincent Starrett link
1939
 94.  John J. Malone

John J. Malone, Craig Rice, 1939-1967

Craig Rice
Craig Rice link
1939-1967 SMys
 95.  Native Son
Richard Wright
Richard Wright link
1940
 96.  The Corpse Steps Out

John J. Malone #3

Craig Rice (Georgiana Ann Randolph)
Craig Rice link
1940 FMysSMys
 97.  The Wrong Murder

John J. Malone #2

Craig Rice
Craig Rice link
1940 FMysSMys
 98.  The Right Murder

John J. Malone #5

Craig Rice
Craig Rice link
1941 FMysSMys
 99.  Trial by Fury

John J. Malone #4

Craig Rice
Craig Rice link
1941 FMysSMys
 100.  Never Come Morning
Nelson Algren
Nelson Algren link
1942
 101.  The Big Midget Murders

John J. Malone #6

Craig Rice
Craig Rice link
1942 FMysSMys
 102.  Twig
Elizabeth Orton Jones
Elizabeth Orton Jones link
1942 FYA
 103.  Brenda Starr Girl Reporter
Dale Messick
Dale Messick link
1943
 104.  Dick Tracy: Ace Detective
Chester Gould 1943
 105.  Having a Wonderful Crime

John J. Malone #7

Craig Rice
Craig Rice link
1943 FMysSMys
 106.  The Master of the Murder Castle

Harper’s article, contained in book form?

John Bartlow Martin 1943
 107.  Dangling Man
Saul Bellow
Saul Bellow link
1944
 108.  The Case Book of Jimmy Lavender
Vincent Starrett
Vincent Starrett link
1944 F
 109.  The Razor’s Edge
W. Somerset Maugham 1944
 110.  A Street in Bronzeville
Gwendolyn Brooks
Gwendolyn Brooks link
1945 Pt
 111.  Black Boy
Richard Wright
Richard Wright link
1945 NFMA
 112.  Black Metropolis: A Study of Negro Life in a Northern City
St. Clair Drake
St. Clair Drake link
1945 NFCS
 113.  The Far Away Music
Arthur Meeker
Arthur Meeker link
1945
 114.  The Lucky Stiff

John J. Malone #8

Craig Rice 1945 FMysSMys
 115.  Dark Hero
Peter Cheyney 1946
 116.  Passage from Home
Isaac Rosenfeld 1946
 117.  A House in Chicago
Olivia Howard Dunbar 1947 NFBio
 118.  Behold A Cry
Alden Bland 1947
 119.  Knock On Any Door
Willard Motley
Willard Motley link
1947 FNov
 120.  The Fabulous Clipjoint

Ed and Am Hunter mystery (#1)

Fredric Brown 1947 FSMys
 121.  The Neon Wilderness
Nelson Algren
Nelson Algren link
1947
 122.  Ed and Am Hunter Mystery

Ed and Am Hunter Mystery, Frederick Brown, 1947-1963

Frederick Brown 1947-1963 FSMys
 123.  47th Street
Frank Marshall Davis
Frank Marshall Davis link
1948 Pt
 124.  A House in Chicago
Olivia Dunbar 1948
 125.  Call Northside 777

Story (adapted from articles by): James P. McGuire

Screenplay: Jay Dratler and Jerome Cady, 1948

Director: Henry Hathaway

Stars: James Stewart, Richard Conte, Lee J. Cobb

Story: James P. McGuire, Screenplay: Jay Dratler and Jerome Cady 1948 SP
 126.  Someday, Boy

Someday, Boy, Sam Ross, 1948

Sam Ross 1948
 127.  The Dead Ringer

Ed and Am Hunter mystery (#2)

Frederick Brown 1948 FMysSMys
 128.  The Fourth Postman

John J. Malone #9

Craig Rice
Craig Rice link
1948 FMysSMys
 129.  Annie Allen

(Pulitzer Prize, 1950)

Gwendolyn Brooks
Gwendolyn Brooks link
1949
 130.  Knock on Any Door

Story: (adapted from novel) Willard Motley

Screenplay: John Monks Jr. and Daniel Taradash, 1949

Director: Nicholas Ray

Stars: Humphrey Bogart, John Derek

Story: Willard Motley, Screenplay: John Monks Jr. and Daniel Taradash
Willard Motley link,
Daniel Taradash link
1949 SP
 131.  Prairie Avenue
Arthur Meeker, Jr.
Arthur Meeker link
1949 FNovHF
 132.  The Bloody Moonlight

Ed and Am Hunter mystery (#3)

Fredric Brown 1949 SMys
 133.  We Fished All Night
Willard Motley
Willard Motley link
1949
 134.  Compliments of a Fiend

Ed and Am Hunter mystery (#4)

Fredric Brown 1950 FMysSMys
 135.  Pebble in the Sky
Isaac Asimov 1950 FSFF
 136.  The Man with The Golden Arm

(first National Book Award)

Nelson Algren
Nelson Algren link
1950
 137.  The Sidewalks Are Free
Sam Ross 1950
 138.  Chicago: City on the Make
Nelson Algren
Nelson Algren link
1951
 139.  Death Has Many Doors

Ed and Am Hunter mystery (#5)

Fredric Brown 1951 FMysSMys
 140.  Reporter: A Memoir
Seymour Hersh
Seymour Hersh link
1951 NFMA
 141.  Carrie

Story (adapted from novel): Theodore Dreiser

Screenplay: Ruth and Augustus Goetz, 1952

Director: Will Wyler

Stars: Laurence Olivier, Jennifer Jones

Story: Theodore Dreiser, Screenplay: Ruth and Augustus Goetz
Theodore Dreiser link
1952 SP
 142.  Chicago: The Second City
A.J. Liebling 1952
 143.  Always the Young Stranger
Carl Sandburg
Carl Sandburg link
1953 NFMA
 144.  Fabulous Chicago
Emmett Dedmon
Emmett Dedmon link
1953 NFCSMA
 145.  Maude Martha
Gwendolyn Brooks
Gwendolyn Brooks link
1953
 146.  The Adventures of Augie March
Saul Bellow
Saul Bellow link
1953
 147.  The Outsider
Richard Wright
Richard Wright link
1953
 148.  A Child of the Century: The Autobiography of Ben Hecht
Ben Hecht
Ben Hecht link
1954 NFMA
 149.  Carmen Jones

Screenplay: Henry Kleiner, 1954

Director: Otto Preminger

Stars: Harry Belafonte, Dorthy Dandridge, Pearl Bailey

Screenplay: Henry Kleiner 1954 SP
 150.  Chicago, With Love: A Polite and Personal History
Arthur Meeker, Jr.
Arthur Meeker link
1955 NFMA
 151.  Man With The Golden Arm

Story (adapted from the novel by): Nelson Algren

Screenplay: Walter Newman, Lewis Meltzer, and Ben Hecht, 1955

Director: Otto Preminger

Stars: Frank Sinatra, Kim Novak

Story: Nelson Algren, Screenplay: Walter Newman, Lewis Meltzer, and Ben Hecht
Nelson Algren link,
Ben Hecht link
1955 SP
 152.  Compulsion
Meyer Levin
Meyer Levin link
1956
 153.  My Kingdom for a Hearse

John J. Malone #11

Craig Rice
Craig Rice link
1956 FMysSMys
 154.  Dandelion Wine
Ray Bradbury
Ray Bradbury link
1957
 155.  Knocked for a Loop

John J. Malone #10

Craig Rice
Craig Rice link
1957 FMysSMys
 156.  My Baseball Diary
James Farrell
James T. Farrell link
1957 LS
 157.  Let No Man Write My Epitaph
Willard Motley
Willard Motley link
1958
 158.  The Name is Malone

John J. Malone #12

Craig Rice
Craig Rice link
1958 FMysSMys
 159.  A Raisin in the Sun
Lorraine Hansberry
Lorraine Hansberry link
1959
 160.  A Raisin in the Sun

Chicago Premiere: Blackstone Theatre

Lorraine Hansberry
Lorraine Hansberry link
1959 P
 161.  A Touch of Innocence
Katherine Dunham
Katherine Dunham link
1959 NFMA
 162.  Compulsion

Story: Meyer Levin

Screenplay: Richard Murphy, 1959

Director: Richard Fleischer

Stars: Orson Welles, Dean Stockwell

Story: Meyer Levin, Screenplay: Richard Murphy
Meyer Levin link
1959 SP
 163.  The Girls in 3-B
Valerie Taylor (Velma Nacella Young) 1959
 164.  The Late Lamented

Ed and Am Hunter mystery (#6)

Fredric Brown 1959 FMysSMys
 165.  Trumbull Park
Frank London Brown
Frank London Brown link
1959 FNov
 166.  Studs Lonigan

Story: James T. Farrell

Screenplay: James T. Farrell and Philip Yordan

Director: Irving Lerner,

Stars: Christopher Knight, Frank Gorshin, Jack Nicholson, Venetia Stevenson

Story: James T. Farrell, Screenplay: James T. Farrell and Philip Yordan
James T. Farrell link
1960 SP
 167.  The Bean Eaters
Gwendolyn Brooks
Gwendolyn Brooks link
1960
 168.  A Raisin In The Sun

Story: Lorraine Hansberry

Screenplay: Lorraine Hansberry

Director: Daniel Petrie,

Stars: Sidney Poitier, Ruby Dee, Claudia McNeil, Diana Sands, Roy Sands, Louis Gossett Jr.

Story: Lorraine Hansberry, Screenplay: Lorraine Hansberry
Lorraine Hansberry link
1961 SP
 169.  Boarding House Blues
James T. Farrell
James T. Farrell link
1961
 170.  Letting Go
Phillip Roth
Phillip Roth link
1962
 171.  Veeck As In Wreck: The Autobiography of Bill Veeck
Bill Veeck
Bill Veeck link
1962 LS
 172.  Eight Men Out: The Black Sox and the 1919 World Series
Eliot Asinof 1963 LS
 173.  Lawd Today!
Richard Wright
Richard Wright link
1963
 174.  Mrs. Murphy’s Underpants

Ed and Am Hunter mystery (#7)

Fredric Brown 1963 FMysSMys
 175.  Murder, Mystery and Malone

John J. Malone #13

Craig Rice
Craig Rice link
1963 FMysSMys
 176.  People vs. Withers & Malone

John J. Malone #14

Stuart Palmer & Craig Rice
Craig Rice link
1963 FMysSMys
 177.  The Odyssey of Kostas Volakis
Harry Mark Petrakis
Harry Mark Petrakis link
1963
 178.  Herzog
Saul Bellow
Saul Bellow link
1964
 179.  Gaily, Gaily
Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur
Ben Hecht link
1965
 180.  Dream of Kings

Dream of Kings, Harry Mark Petrakis, 1966

Harry Mark Petrakis
Harry Mark Petrakis link
1966
 181.  Let Noon Be Fair
Willard Motley
Willard Motley link
1966
 182.  But the Doctor Died

John J. Malone #15

Craig Rice 1967 FMysSMys
 183.  Division Street: America
Studs Terkel
Studs Terkel link
1967
 184.  The St. Valentine’s Day Massacre

Story: David Maurer

Screenplay: Howard Browne

Director: Roger Corman

Stars: Jason Robards, George Segal

Story: David Maurer, Screenplay: Howard Browne 1967 SP
 185.  A Fan’s Notes
Frederick Exley
Frederick Exley link
1968 LS
 186.  I May Be Wrong, But I Doubt It
Mike Royko
Mike Royko link
1968 NC
 187.  In the Mecca
Gwendolyn Brooks
Gwendolyn Brooks link
1968 Pt
 188.  I Am Third
Gale Sayers (with Al Silverman) 1970 NFLS
 189.  The Beach Umbrella
Cyrus Colter
Cyrus Colter link
1970 FSS
 190.  Boss
Mike Royko
Mike Royko link
1971
 191.  Brian Piccolo: A Short Season
Jeannie Morris 1972 NFLSBio
 192.  Many Lives, One Love
Fanny Butcher
Fanny Butcher link
1972 NFMA
 193.  Report from Part One
Gwendolyn Brooks
Gwendolyn Brooks link
1972 NFMA
 194.  The Rivers of Eros
Cyrus Colter
Cyrus Colter link
1972
 195.  Slats Grobnik and Some Other Friends
Mike Royko
Mike Royko link
1973 NC
 196.  The Last Catholic in America
John R. Powers
John R. Powers link
1973 FYA
 197.  The Spook Who Sat by the Door

Story: Sam Greenlee

Screenplay: Sam Greenlee and Melvin Clay

Director: Ivan Dixon

Stars: Lawrence Cook, J.A. Preston, Paula Kelly, Janet League

Story: Sam Greenlee, Screenplay: Sam Greenlee and Melvin Clay
Sam Greenlee link
1973 SP
 198.  The Sting

Screenplay: David S. Ward

Director: George Roy Hill

Stars: Robert Redford, Paul Newman

Screenplay: David S. Ward 1973 SP
 199.  Sexual Perversity in Chicago

Chicago Premiere: Organic Theatre

David Mamet
David Mamet link
1974 P
 200.  The Bleacher Bums

Chicago Premiere: Organic Theatre

Joe Mantenga 1974 P
 201.  The Death of the Detective
Mark Smith 1974
 202.  The Front Page

Story: Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur

Screenplay: Billy Wilder and I.A.L. Diamond, 1974

Director: Billy Wilder

Stars: Walter Matthau, Jack Lemmon

Story: Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur, Screenplay: Billy Wilder and I.A.L. Diamond
Ben Hecht link
1974 SP
 203.  American Buffalo

Chicago Premiere: Goodman Theatre

David Mamet
David Mamet link
1975 P
 204.  Cooley High

Screenplay: Eric Monte

Director: Michael Schultz

Stars: Glynn Turman, Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs

Screenplay: Eric Monte 1975 SP
 205.  Do Black Patent Leather Shoes Really Reflect Up?
John R. Powers
John R. Powers link
1975 NFYA
 206.  Humboldt’s Gift

Humboldt's Gift, Saul Bellow, 1975

Saul Bellow
Saul Bellow link
1975
 207.  City Dogs
William Brashler 1976
 208.  American Hunger
Richard Wright
Richard Wright link
1977 NFMA
 209.  Bleacher Bums
Joe Mantegna 1977
 210.  The Unoriginal Sinner and The Ice Cream God
John R. Powers
John R. Powers link
1977 FYA
 211.  Blue in Chicago
Bette Howland
Bette Howland link
1978 FSS
 212.  Cops

Chicago Premiere: Organic Theatre

Terry Curtis Fox 1978 P
 213.  Riversongs
Michael Anania
Michael Anania link
1978
 214.  The Ghost of Sandburg’s Phizzog
Nobert Blei
Norbert Blei link
1978
 215.  Brass Knuckles
Stuart Dybek
Stuart Dybek link
1979 Pt
 216.  Dr. Nightlife’s Chicago
Rick Kogan
Rick Kogan link
1979 NC
 217.  Endless Love
Scott Spencer 1979
 218.  Nick the Greek
Harry Mark Petrakis
Harry Mark Petrakis link
1979
 219.  The Secrets of Grown-Ups
Vera Caspary
Vera Caspary link
1979 NFMA
 220.  Windy City
Sam Ross
Sam Ross link
1979 FNovHF
 221.  Blues Brothers

Screenplay: John Landis and Dan Aykroyd

Director: John Landis,

Stars: John Belushi, Dan Aykroyd

Screenplay: John Landis and Dan Aykroyd 1980 SP
 222.  Childhood and Other Neighborhoods
Stuart Dybek
Stuart Dybek link
1980 FSS
 223.  My Bodyguard

Screenplay: Alan Ormsby

Director: Tony Bill

Stars: Adam Baldwin, Chris Makepeace, Matt Dillon, Joan Cusack, Ruth Gordon

Screenplay: Alan Ormsby 1980 SP
 224.  Paper Fish
Tina De Rosa
Tina De Rosa link
1980
 225.  Sister Carrie

Chicago Premiere: Touchtone Theatre

Tom Creamer 1980 P
 226.  The Hunter

Story: Christopher Keane

Screenplay: Peter Hyams, William Link, John Rester Zodrow

Director: Buzz Kulik

Star: Steve McQueen

Story: Christopher Keane, Screenplay: Peter Hyams, William Link, John Rester Zodrow 1980 SP
 227.  Fast Times at Ridgemont High
Cameron Crowe 1981
 228.  Thief

Screenplay: Michael Mann

Director: Michael Mann

Stars: James Caan, Tuesday Weld, James Belushi, Willie Nelson

Screenplay: Michael Mann 1981 SP
 229.  Indemnity Only

A V.I. Warshawski mystery (#1)

Sara Paretsky
Sara Paretsky link
1982 FMysSMys
 230.  Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom
August Wilson 1982
 231.  Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom

Chicago Premiere: Goodman Theatre

August Wilson 1982 P
 232.  Shoeless Joe
W.P. Kinsella 1982 LS
 233.  The Dean’s December
Saul Bellow
Saul Bellow link
1982
 234.  V.I. Warshawski
Sara Paretsky
Sara Paretsky link
1982-2020 SMys
 235.  On Assignment
Bill Kurtis
Bill Kurtis link
1983 NFMA
 236.  Sez Who? Sez Me
Mike Royko
Mike Royko link
1983 NC
 237.  True Detective, #1

A Nathan Heller mystery (#1)

Max Collins 1983
 238.  Deadlock

A V.I. Warshawski mystery (#2)

Sara Paretsky
Sara Paretsky link
1984 FMysSMysLS
 239.  Emergency Room

Chicago Premiere: Organic Theatre

Ronald Berman 1984 P
 240.  Glengarry, Glen Ross
David Mamet
David Mamet link
1984
 241.  The House On Mango Street
Sandra Cisneros
Sandra Cisneros link
1984 FYA
 242.  True Crime

A Nathan Heller mystery (#2)

Max Collins 1984
 243.  Chicago
Studs Terkel
Studs Terkel link
1985
 244.  Chin Music
James McManus
James McManus link
1985
 245.  Clark Street Lullabye
Julie Parson Nesbitt
Julie Parson Nesbitt link
1985 Pt
 246.  Happy Are the Meek

A Father Blackie Ryan mystery (#1)

Andrew Greeley
Father Andrew Greeley link
1985
 247.  Hugh Hefner’s First Funeral and Other True Tales of Love and Death in Chicago
Pat Colander 1985
 248.  Killing Orders

A V.I. Warshawski mystery (#3)

Sara Paretsky
Sara Paretsky link
1985 FMysSMys
 249.  Like I Was Saying
Mike Royko
Mike Royko link
1985 NC
 250.  Never The Sinner

Chicago Premiere: Stormfield Theater

John Logan 1985 P
 251.  The Neighborhood
Tony Fitzpatrick
Tony Fitzpatrick link
1985 Pt
 252.  The Sky at Ashland
Michael Anania
Michael Anania link
1985
 253.  About Last Night

Story: David Mamet

Screenplay: Tim Kazurinsky and Denise DeClue

Director: Edward Zwick

Stars: Rob Lowe, Demi Moore, James Belushi

Story: David Mamet, Screenplay: Tim Kazurinsky and Denise DeClue,
David Mamet link
1986 SP
 254.  Chicago: City of Neighborhoods
Dominic A. Pacyga and Ellen Skerrett
Dominic A. Pacyga link,
Ellen Skerrett link
1986 NFCS
 255.  Confessions of a Parish Priest: An Autobiography
Andrew Greeley
Father Andrew Greeley link
1986 NFMA
 256.  Happy Are the Clean of Heart

A Father Blackie Ryan mystery (#2)

Andrew Greeley
Father Andrew Greeley link
1986
 257.  Native Son

Story: Richard Wright

Screenplay: Richard Wesley

Director: Jerrold Freedman,

Stars: Matt Dillon, Oprah Winfrey, Victor Love, Elizabeth McGovern

Richard Wright, Screenplay: Richard Wesley
Richard Wright link
1986 SP
 258.  Running Scared

Screenplay: Jimmy Huston and Gary DeVore

Director: Peter Hyams

Stars: Billy Crystal, Gregory Hines

Screenplay: Jimmy Huston and Gary DeVore 1986 SP
 259.  The Evening News
Tony Ardizzone
Tony Ardizzone link
1986
 260.  Bitter Medicine

A V.I. Warshawski mystery (#4)

Sara Paretsky
Sara Paretsky link
1987 FMysSMys
 261.  Checkmates

Chicago Premiere: ETA Theater

Ron Milner 1987 P
 262.  Frye Street & Environs
Marita Bonner
Marita Bonner link
1987 FSS
 263.  Happy Are Those Who Thirst for Justice

A Father Blackie Ryan mystery (#3)

Andrew Greeley
Father Andrew Greeley link
1987
 264.  Neighborhood
Nobert Blei
Norbert Blei link
1987
 265.  Presumed Innocent
Scott Turow
Scott Turow link
1987 LT
 266.  The Eighth Victim
Eugene Izzi
Eugene Izzi link
1987
 267.  The Take
Eugene Izzi
Eugene Izzi link
1987
 268.  The Untouchables

Story: Eliot Ness, Oscar Fraley

Screenplay: David Mamet

Director: Brian De Palma,

Stars: Kevin Costner, Sean Connery, Robert DeNiro, Andy Garcia

Story: Eliot Ness, Oscar Fraley, Screenplay: David Mamet
David Mamet link
1987 SP
 269.  Bad Guys
Eugene Izzi
Eugene Izzi link
1988
 270.  Blood Shot

A V.I. Warshawski mystery (#5)

Sara Paretsky
Sara Paretsky link
1988 FMysSMys
 271.  Eight Men Out

Story: Eliot Asinof

Screenplay: John Sayles

Director: John Sayles

Stars: John Cusack, John Mahoney, Charlie Sheen

Story: Eliot Asinof, Screenplay: John Sayles 1988 SP
 272.  Kup: A Man, an Era, a City
Irv Kupcinet
Irv Kupcinet link
1988 NFMA
 273.  Neon Mirage

A Nathan Heller mystery (#4)

Max Collins 1988
 274.  Pill Hill

Chicago Premiere: ETA Theater

Samuel L. Kelly 1988 P
 275.  The Good Times Are Killing Me
Lynda Barry
Lynda Barry link
1988 FGN
 276.  Dr. Kookie, You’re Right
Mike Royko
Mike Royko link
1989 NC
 277.  Hardball

Cat Marsala #1

Barbara D’Amato
Barbara D’Amato link
1989 FMysSMys
 278.  It’s Always Something
Gilda Radner
Gilda Radner link
1989 NFMA
 279.  Murder in Store

A Quint McCauley mystery (#1)

D.C. Brod 1989
 280.  The Booster
Eugene Izzi
Eugene Izzi link
1989
 281.  To the Chicago Abyss
Ray Bradbury
Ray Bradbury link
1989 FP
 282.  Cat Marsala
Barbara D’Amato
Barbara D’Amato link
1989-2001 SMys
 283.  A Father’s Words
Richard Stern
Richard Stern link
1990
 284.  Burn Marks

A V.I. Warshawski mystery (#6)

Sara Paretsky 1990 FMysSMys
 285.  Chi-Town
Nobert Blei
Norbert Blei link
1990
 286.  Chicago Loop
Paul Theroux 1990
 287.  Error in Judgment

A Quint McCauley mystery (#2)

D.C. Brod 1990 Mys
 288.  Lieberman’s Folly

An Abe Lieberman mystery (#1)

Stuart Kaminsky
Stuart Kaminsky link
1990 FMysSMys
 289.  Packages: Stories
Richard Stern
Richard Stern link
1990
 290.  The Burden of Proof
Scott Turow
Scott Turow link
1990
 291.  The Coast of Chicago
Stuart Dybek
Stuart Dybek link
1990 FSS
 292.  The Prime Roll
Eugene Izzi
Eugene Izzi link
1990
 293.  Children of the Fire
Harriette Gillem Robinet
Harriette Gillem Robinet link
1991 FYA
 294.  Death in Uptown

A Paul Whelan mystery (#1)

Michael Raleigh 1991 Mys
 295.  Drover and the Designated Hitter
Bill Granger
Bill Granger link
1991 LS
 296.  Dying in the Post-War World

A Nathan Heller mystery (#6)

Max Collins 1991
 297.  Hard Tack

Cat Marsala #2

Barbara D’Amato
Barbara D’Amato link
1991 FMysSMys
 298.  Masquerade in Blue

A Quint McCauley mystery (#3)

D.C. Brod 1991 Mys
 299.  Murder in Wrigley Field
Crabbe Evers 1991 LS
 300.  Prowlers
Eugene Izzi
Eugene Izzi link
1991
 301.  Rooftop Piper
David Hernandez
David Hernandez link
1991 Pt
 302.  Stolen Away

A Nathan Heller mystery (#5)

Max Collins 1991
 303.  There Are No Children Here

(New York Public Library's 150 most important books of the century).

Alex Kotlowitz
Alex Kotlowitz link
1991
 304.  Abe Lieberman
Stuart Kaminsky 1991-2006 SMys
 305.  Cooler By The Lake
Larry Heinemann 1992
 306.  Divine Days
Leon Forrest
Leon Forrest link
1992
 307.  Guardian Angel

A V.I. Warshawski mystery (#7)

Sara Paretsky 1992 FMysSMys
 308.  Happy Are the Merciful

A Father Blackie Ryan mystery (#4)

Andrew Greeley
Father Andrew Greeley link
1992 Mys
 309.  Hard Luck

Cat Marsala #3

Barbara D’Amato
Barbara D’Amato link
1992 FMysSMys
 310.  Tribal Secrets
Eugene Izzi
Eugene Izzi link
1992
 311.  Writing Illinois: The Prairie, Lincoln and Chicago
James Hurt 1992 NFCS
 312.  A Body in Belmont Harbor

A Paul Whelan mystery (#2)

Michael Raleigh 1993 Mys
 313.  Brothers in Blood

A Quint McCauley mystery (#4)

D.C. Brod 1993 Mys
 314.  Happy Are the Peacemakers

A Father Blackie Ryan mystery (#5)

Andrew Greeley
Father Andrew Greeley link
1993
 315.  Hard Women

Cat Marsala #4

Barbara D’Amato
Barbara D’Amato link
1993 FMysSMys
 316.  Lieberman’s Choice

Abe Lieberman (#2)

Stuart Kaminsky
Stuart Kaminsky link
1993 FMysSMys
 317.  Pleading Guilty
Scott Turow
Scott Turow link
1993
 318.  The Fugitive

Story: David Twohy

Screenplay: David Twohy and Jeb Stuart

Director: Andrew Davis

Stars: Harrison Ford, Tommy Lee Jones, Sela Ward

Story: David Twohy, Screenplay: David Twohy and Jeb Stuart 1993 SP
 319.  There Are No Children Here

Story: Alex Kotlowitz

Screenplay: Alex Kotlowitz and Bobby Smith Jr.

Director: Anita W. Addison

Stars: Oprah Winfrey, Maya Angelou, Michael Jordan

Story: Alex Kotlowitz, Screenplay: Alex Kotlowitz and Bobby Smith Jr.
Alex Kotlowitz link
1993 SP
 320.  Carnal Hours

A Nathan Heller mystery (#7)

Max Collins 1994 Mys
 321.  Happy Are the Poor in Spirit

A Father Blackie Ryan mystery (#6)

Andrew Greeley
Father Andrew Greeley link
1994
 322.  Hard Case

Cat Marsala #5

Barbara D’Amato
Barbara D’Amato link
1994 FMysSMys
 323.  Hoops Dreams

Screenplay: Steve James and Frederick Marx

Director: Steve James

Stars: William Gates, Arthur Agee

Screenplay: Steve James and Frederick Marx 1994 SP
 324.  It Had to Be You
Susan Elizabeth Phillips 1994
 325.  Lieberman’s Day

An Abe Lieberman mystery (#3)

Stuart Kaminsky
Stuart Kaminsky link
1994 FMysSMys
 326.  Presumed Dead

A Larry Cole mystery (#1)

Hugh Holton
Hugh Holton link
1994 FMysSMys
 327.  Special Victims
Eugene Izzi (as Nick Gaitano)
Eugene Izzi link
1994
 328.  The Catcher Was a Spy
Nicholas Dawidoff 1994 LS
 329.  The Maxwell Street Blues

A Paul Whelan mystery (#3)

Michael Raleigh 1994 Mys
 330.  Tunnel Vision

A V.I. Warshawski mystery (#8)

Sara Paretsky 1994 FMysSMys
 331.  Wicked City Chicago
Craig R. Sautter 1994 Pt
 332.  Larry Cole
Hugh Holton
Hugh Holton link
1994-2009 SMys
 333.  A Killer on Argyle Street

A Paul Whelan mystery (#4)

Michael Raleigh 1995
 334.  Blood and Thunder

A Nathan Heller mystery (#8)

Max Collins 1995 Mys
 335.  Dreams From My Father
Barrack Obama
Barrack Obama link
1995 NFMA
 336.  Give the Lady What She Wants

Chicago Premiere: Touchtone Theatre

Kendall Marlowe 1995 P
 337.  Happy Are Those Who Mourn

A Father Blackie Ryan mystery (#7)

Andrew Greeley 1995
 338.  Hard Christmas

Cat Marsala #6

Barbara D’Amato
Barbara D’Amato link
1995 FMysSMys
 339.  Lieberman’s Thief

An Abe Lieberman mystery (#4)

Stuart Kaminsky
Stuart Kaminsky link
1995 FMysSMys
 340.  Windy City

A Larry Cole mystery (#2)

Hugh Holton
Hugh Holton link
1995 FMysSMys
 341.  Windy City Blues

V.I. Warshawski (#9)

Sara Paretsky
Sara Paretsky link
1995 FMysSMys
 342.  American Heaven
Maxine Chernoff
Maxine Chernoff link
1996
 343.  Blues All Around Me: The Autobiography of B.B. King
B.B. King and David Ritz
B.B. King link
1996 NFMA
 344.  Chicago Blues

A Larry Cole mystery (#3)

Hugh Holton
Hugh Holton link
1996 FMysSMys
 345.  Chicago in Adagio
Curtiss Mortimer 1996 Pt
 346.  Damned in Paradise

A Nathan Heller mystery (#9)

Max Collins 1996
 347.  Damon, Ring and F. Scott,

Writers’ Theatre

J.R. Sullivan 1996 P
 348.  Forbidden Fires
Margaret Anderson
Margaret Anderson link
1996
 349.  Happy Are the Oppressed

A Father Blackie Ryan mystery (#8)

Andrew Greeley
Father Andrew Greeley link
1996
 350.  I Am Lorraine Hansberry

Black Ensemble Theater

Lephate Cunningham Jr. and Jackie Taylor 1996 P
 351.  Lieberman’s Law

An Abe Lieberman mystery (#5)

Stuart Kaminsky
Stuart Kaminsky link
1996 FMysSMys
 352.  Murder at Wrigley Field
Troy Soos 1996 LS
 353.  Players
Eugene Izzi
Eugene Izzi link
1996
 354.  Report from Part Two
Gwendolyn Brooks
Gwendolyn Brooks link
1996 NFMA
 355.  Spent Force
Eugene Izzi
Eugene Izzi link
1996
 356.  Spring Comes to Chicago
Campbell McGrath
Campbell McGrath link
1996
 357.  Taking It Home
Tony Ardizzone
Tony Ardizzone link
1996
 358.  The Laws of Our Fathers
Scott Turow
Scott Turow link
1996
 359.  A Matter of Honor
Eugene Izzi
Eugene Izzi link
1997
 360.  Chicago Cab

Story: Will Kern

Screenplay: Will Kern

Directors: John Tintori and Mary Cybulski

Star: Paul Dillon

Story: Will Kern, Screenplay: Will Kern 1997 SP
 361.  Comfort Stew

ETA Theater

Angela Jackson
Angela Jackson link
1997 P
 362.  Hard Bargain

Cat Marsala #7

Barbara D’Amato
Barbara D’Amato link
1997 FMysSMys
 363.  The Actual
Saul Bellow
Saul Bellow link
1997
 364.  The Best of Ann Landers: Her Favorite Letters of All Time
Eppie Lederer
Esther Pauline “Eppie” Lederer link
1997 NC
 365.  The Bishop at Sea

A Father Blackie Ryan mystery (#9)

Andrew Greeley
Father Andrew Greeley link
1997 Mys
 366.  The Riverview Murders

A Paul Whelan mystery (#5)

Michael Raleigh 1997
 367.  Violent Crimes

A Larry Cole mystery (#4)

Hugh Holton
Hugh Holton link
1997 FMysSMys
 368.  A Long Way from Chicago
Richard Peck
Richard Peck link
1998 FYAHF
 369.  Chicago Stories
James T. Farrell
James T. Farrell link
1998 FSS
 370.  Flying Blind

A Nathan Heller mystery (#10)

Max Collins 1998 Mys
 371.  Ghost Country
Sara Paretsky
Sara Paretsky link
1998
 372.  Haymarket Eight

Steppenwolf Theatre

Derek Goldman and Jessica Thebus 1998 P
 373.  October Cities: The Redevelopment of Urban Literature
Carlo Rotella
Carlo Rotella link
1998 NFCS
 374.  Red Lightning

A Larry Cole mystery (#5)

Hugh Holton
Hugh Holton link
1998 FMysSMys
 375.  The Bishop and the Three Kings

A Father Blackie Ryan mystery (#10)

Andrew Greeley
Father Andrew Greeley link
1998 Mys
 376.  The Criminalist
Eugene Izzi
Eugene Izzi link
1998
 377.  The House on Mango Street

Steppenwolf Theatre

Amy Ludwig 1998 P
 378.  Very Chicago
Jose Bono 1998 Pt
 379.  Furthermore: Memories of a Parish Priest
Andrew Greeley
Father Andrew Greeley link
1999 NFMA
 380.  Hard Evidence

Cat Marsala #8

Barbara D’Amato
Barbara D’Amato link
1999 FMysSMys
 381.  Hard Time

A V.I. Warshawski mystery (#10)

Sara Paretsky
Sara Paretsky link
1999 FMysSMys
 382.  Light My Fire: My Life With The Doors
Ray Manzarek
Ray Manzarek link
1999 NFMA
 383.  Majic Man

A Nathan Heller mystery (#11)

Max Collins 1999 Mys
 384.  Orphan Girl: The Memoir of a Chicago Bag Lady
Marie James and Jane Hertenstein
Jane Hertenstein link
1999 NFMA
 385.  Peel My Love Like An Onion
Ana Castillo
Ana Castillo link
1999
 386.  Personal Injuries
Scott Turow
Scott Turow link
1999
 387.  Smokestacks & Skyscrapers: An Anthology of Chicago Writing
Richard Guzman and David Starkey (ed.)
Richard Guzman link
1999 NFCS
 388.  The Left Hand of God

A Larry Cole mystery (#6)

Hugh Holton
Hugh Holton link
1999 FMysSMys
 389.  A Year Down Yonder
Richard Peck
Richard Peck link
2000 FYAHF
 390.  American Skin
Don De Grazia
Don De Grazia link
2000
 391.  Division Street: America

Chicago Premiere: Steppenwolf Theatre

Steve Totland 2000 P
 392.  High Fidelity

Story: Nick Hornby

Screenplay: John Cusack, D.V. DeVincentis, Steve Pink, Scott Rosenberg

Director: Stephen Frears

Stars: John Cusack, Jack Black, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Tim Robbins

Story: Nick Hornby, Screenplay: John Cusack, D.V. DeVincentis, Steve Pink, Scott Rosenberg 2000 SP
 393.  Jimmy Corrigan: The Smartest Kid on Earth
Chris Ware
Chris Ware link
2000 FYAGN
 394.  Paid in Full

A Quint McCauley mystery (#5)

D.C. Brod 2000 Mys
 395.  Proof

Chicago Premiere: xxxxx

David Auburn 2000 P
 396.  Ravelstein
Saul Bellow
Saul Bellow link
2000
 397.  Return to Me

Story: Bonnie Hunt, Don Lake, Andrew Stern, and Samantha Goodman

Screenplay: Bonnie Hunt and Don Lake

Director: Bonnie Hunt,

Stars: David Duchovny, Minnie Driver, Jim Belushi, Bonnie Hunt

Story: Bonnie Hunt, Don Lake, Andrew Stern, and Samantha Goodman, Screenplay: Bonnie Hunt and Don Lake 2000 SP
 398.  The Big Silence

An Abe Lieberman mystery (#6)

Stuart Kaminsky
Stuart Kaminsky link
2000 FMysSMys
 399.  The Bishop and the Missing L Train

A Father Blackie Ryan mystery (#11)

Andrew Greeley
Father Andrew Greeley link
2000 Mys
 400.  The Question of Bruno
Alexsandar Hemon
Aleksandar Hemon link
2000 FSS
 401.  The Soup Has Many Eyes: From Shtetl to Chicago: a Memoir of One Family’s Journey Through History
Joann Rose Leonard
Joann Rose Leonard link
2000 NFMA
 402.  Time of the Assassins

A Larry Cole mystery (#7)

Hugh Holton
Hugh Holton link
2000 FMysSMys
 403.  Angel in Black

A Nathan Heller mystery (#12)

Max Collins 2001 Mys
 404.  Bum Town
Tony Fitzpatrick
Tony Fitzpatrick link
2001 Pt
 405.  Collected Stories
Saul Bellow
Saul Bellow link
2001 FSS
 406.  Days and Nights at The Second City
Bernard Sahlins
Bernard Sahlins link
2001 NFMA
 407.  Dictionary of Midwestern Literature: Vol. I: The Authors
Phillip A. Greasley (ed.) 2001 NFCS
 408.  Esther Stories
Peter Orner
Peter Orner link
2001 FSS
 409.  Fair Weather
Richard Peck
Richard Peck link
2001 FYAHF
 410.  Hard Road

Cat Marsala #9

Barbara D’Amato
Barbara D’Amato link
2001 FMysSMys
 411.  Kisses of Death: A Nathan Heller Casebook
Max Allan Collins 2001
 412.  Streeterville

Chicago Premiere: Lookingglass Theatre

G. Riley Mills and Ralph Covert 2001 P
 413.  The Bishop and the Beggar Girl of St. Germain

A Father Blackie Ryan mystery (#12)

Andrew Greeley
Father Andrew Greeley link
2001 Mys
 414.  The Devil’s Shadow

A Larry Cole mystery (#8)

Hugh Holton
Hugh Holton link
2001 FMysSMys
 415.  They All Fall Down: The Richard Nickel Story

Chicago Premiere: Lookingglass Theatre

Laura Eason and Jessica Thebus
Laura Eason link
2001 P
 416.  Total Recall

A V.I. Warshawski mystery (#11)

Sara Paretsky
Sara Paretsky link
2001 FMysSMys
 417.  Barbershop

Story: Mark Brown

Screenplay: Mark Brown, Don D. Scott, Marshall Todd

Director: Tim Story

Stars: Ice Cube, Cedric the Entertainer

Story: Mark Brown, Screenplay: Mark Brown, Don D. Scott, Marshall Todd 2002 SP
 418.  Chicago Cantata
Larry Jankowski 2002 Pt
 419.  Chicago Confidential

A Nathan Heller mystery (#13)

Max Collins 2002 Mys
 420.  Criminal Element

A Larry Cole mystery (#9)

Hugh Holton
Hugh Holton link
2002 FMysSMys
 421.  Not Quite Kosher

An Abe Lieberman mystery (#7)

Stuart Kaminsky
Stuart Kaminsky link
2002 FMysSMys
 422.  Nowhere Man
Alexsandar Hemon 2002
 423.  Reversible Errors
Scott Turow
Scott Turow link
2002
 424.  The Bishop in the West Wing

A Father Blackie Ryan mystery (#13)

Andrew Greeley
Father Andrew Greeley link
2002 Mys
 425.  47th Street Black
Bayo Ojikutu
Bayo Ojikutu link
2003
 426.  Black List

A V.I. Warshawski mystery (#12)

Sara Paretsky
Sara Paretsky link
2003 FMysSMys
 427.  Chaka! Through the Fire
Chaka Khan and Tonya Bolden
Chaka Khan link
2003 NFMA
 428.  Devil In The White City
Erik Larson 2003
 429.  Fabulous Small Jews
Joseph Epstein 2003
 430.  I Sailed with Magellan
Stuart Dybek
Stuart Dybek link
2003
 431.  Jackson Park
Charlotte Carter 2003
 432.  Positively Fifth Street: Murderers, Cheetahs, and Binion’s World Series of Poker
James McManus
James McManus link
2003 NFMA
 433.  Race

Chicago Premiere: Lookingglass Theatre

John Musial, David Schwimmer and Joy Gregory 2003 P
 434.  The Bishop Goes to the University

A Father Blackie Ryan mystery (#14)

Andrew Greeley
Father Andrew Greeley link
2003
 435.  The Time Traveler’s Wife
Audrey Niffenegger
Audrey Niffenegger link
2003 SFF
 436.  An Unfinished Season
Ward Just
Ward Just link
2004
 437.  Chasing Vermeer
Blue Balliett
Blue Balliett link
2004 FMysYA
 438.  Crossing California
Adam Langer
Adam Langer link
2004
 439.  Hairstyles of the Damned
Joe Meno
Joe Meno link
2004
 440.  Happy Baby
Stephen Elliott 2004
 441.  Hunting for Frogs on Elston, and Other Tales from Field & Street
Jerry Sullivan
Jerry Sullivan link
2004 NC
 442.  Streets in Their Own Ink
Stuart Dybek
Stuart Dybek link
2004 Pt
 443.  The Encyclopedia of Chicago
James R. Grossman, Ann Durkin Keating, Janice L. Reiff (eds)
Ann Durkin Keating link
2004 NFCS
 444.  The Last Dark Place

An Abe Lieberman mystery (#8)

Stuart Kaminsky
Stuart Kaminsky link
2004 FMysSMys
 445.  The Urban Poems
David Hernandez
David Hernandez link
2004 Pt
 446.  Almonds to Zhoof: Collected Stories
Richard Stern
Richard Stern link
2005
 447.  Chicago Dreaming: Midwesterners and the City, 1871-1919
Timothy Spears
Timothy Spears link
2005 NFCS
 448.  Chicago Noir
Neal Pollack (Ed.) 2005 FSS
 449.  Fire Sale

A V.I. Warshawski mystery (#13)

Sara Paretsky
Sara Paretsky link
2005 FMysSMys
 450.  Guru: My Days with Del Close
Jeff Griggs
Jeff Griggs link
2005 NFBio
 451.  Heartstone

Heartstone, D.C. Brod, 2005

D.C. Brod 2005
 452.  Lost in the Ivy
Randy Richardson
Randy Richardson link
2005 LS
 453.  Migrating to the Movies: Cinema and Black Urban Modernity
Jacqueline Najuma Stewart
Jacqueline Najuma Stewart link
2005 NFCS
 454.  Physical: An American Checkup,
James McManus
James McManus link
2005 NFMA
 455.  The Bishop in the Old Neighborhood

A Father Blackie Ryan mystery (#15)

Andrew Greeley
Father Andrew Greeley link
2005
 456.  The Book of Ralph
John McNally
John McNally link
2005
 457.  The Logic of a Rose: Chicago Stories
Billy Lombardo
Billy Lombardo link
2005 FSS
 458.  The Weather Man

Screenplay: Steve Conrad

Director: Gore Verbinski

Stars: Nicholas Cage, Hope Davis, Michael Caine

Screenplay: Steve Conrad 2005 SP
 459.  Three Strikes, You’re Dead

A Snap Malek mystery (#1)

Robert Goldsborough
Robert Goldsborough link
2005 FMysSMysLS
 460.  Snap Malek

Snap Malek, Robert Goldsborough, 2005-2011

Robert Goldsborough
Robert Goldsborough link
2005-2011 SMys
 461.  A Theater of Our Own: A History and a Memoir of 1,001 Nights in Chicago
Richard Christiansen
Richard Christiansen link
2006 NFMA
 462.  An Abundance of Katherines
John Green
John Green link
2006 FYA
 463.  Black Writing from Chicago: In the World, Not of It?
Richard Guzman
Richard Guzman link
2006 NFCS
 464.  Frank’s Home

Chicago Premiere: Goodman Theatre

Richard Nelson 2006 P
 465.  Free Burning
Bayo Ojikutu
Bayo Ojikutu link
2006
 466.  Hizzoner: Daley the First

Chicago Premiere: Beverly Arts Center

Neil Giuntoli 2006 P
 467.  I Shouldn’t Even Be Doing This: And Other Things That Strike Me as Funny
Bob Newhart
Bob Newhart link
2006 NFMA
 468.  Limitations
Scott Turow
Scott Turow link
2006
 469.  Match Me If You Can

(Chicago Stars)

Susan Elizabeth Phillips 2006 Rom
 470.  Shadow of the Bomb

A Snap Malek mystery (#2)

Robert Goldsborough
Robert Goldsborough link
2006 FMysSMys
 471.  Sox and the City: A Fan’s Love Affair with the White Sox from the Heartbreak of ’67 to the Wizards of Oz
Richard Roeper
Richard Roeper link
2006 NFLSMA
 472.  Spare Change

Steppenwolf Theatre

Mia McCullough 2006 P
 473.  Stranger Than Fiction

Screenplay: Zach Helm

Director: Marc Forster

Stars: Will Ferrell, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Dustin Hoffman, Queen Latifah, Emma Thompson

Screenplay: Zach Helm 2006 SP
 474.  Terror Town

An Abe Lieberman mystery (#9)

Stuart Kaminsky
Stuart Kaminsky link
2006 FMysSMys
 475.  The Wright 3
Blue Balliett
Blue Balliett link
2006 FMysYA
 476.  A Death in Pilsen

A Snap Malek mystery (#3)

Robert Goldsborough
Robert Goldsborough link
2007 FMysSMys
 477.  Big City, Bad Blood
Sean Chercover 2007
 478.  Chicago Blues
Libby Fischman Heller (editor)
Libby Fischer Hellmann link
2007
 479.  Dream When You’re Feeling Blue
Elizabeth Berg
Elizabeth Berg link
2007
 480.  Gas for Less

Chicago Premiere: Northlight Theatre

Brett Neveu 2007 P
 481.  Good Money After Bad
Donald G. Evans
Donald G. Evans link
2007
 482.  I Sailed With Magellan

Chicago Premiere: Victory Gardens Theater

Claudia Allen 2007 P
 483.  Lightning and Ashes
John Guzlowski
John Guzlowski link
2007
 484.  Loving Frank
Nancy Horan 2007
 485.  Sin in the Second City
Karen Abbott 2007
 486.  The Bishop at the Lake

A Father Blackie Ryan mystery (#16)

Andrew Greeley
Father Andrew Greeley link
2007 Mys
 487.  The Blade Itself
Marcus Sakey 2007
 488.  The Dead Don’t Lie

An Abe Lieberman mystery (#10)

Stuart Kaminsky
Stuart Kaminsky link
2007
 489.  The Moments Lost: A Midwest Pilgrim’s Progress
Bruce Olds 2007
 490.  Then We Came To An End
Joshua Ferris 2007
 491.  At the City’s Edge
Marcus Sakey 2008
 492.  Chicago
Alaa Al Aswany 2008
 493.  Cubbie Blues: 100 Years of Waiting Till Next Year
Donald G. Evans (Ed.)
Donald G. Evans link
2008 LS
 494.  Drunkard: A Hard Drinking Life
Neil Steinberg
Neil Steinberg link
2008 NFMA
 495.  Gang Leader for a Day
Sudhir Venkatesh
Sudhir Venkatesh link
2008
 496.  Ghosts of Chicago
John McNally
John McNally link
2008 FSS
 497.  Good People
Marcus Sakey 2008
 498.  Old Town

Chicago Premiere: Strawdog Theatre

Brett Neveu 2008 P
 499.  Perfect Chemistry
Simone Elkeles
Simone Elkeles link
2008 FYA
 500.  Sidewalks: Portraits of Chicago (Chicago Lives)
Rick Kogan
Rick Kogan link
2008 NC
 501.  Superior Donuts
Tracy Letts
Tracy Letts link
2008
 502.  Superior Donuts

Steppenwolf Theatre

Tracy Letts
Tracy Letts link
2008 P
 503.  Ten Cents a Dance
Christine Fletcher 2008 FYA
 504.  The Archbishop in Andalusia

A Father Blackie Ryan mystery (#17)

Andrew Greeley
Father Andrew Greeley link
2008 Mys
 505.  The Calder Game
Blue Balliett
Blue Balliett link
2008 FMysYA
 506.  The Lazarus Project
Aleksandar Hemon
Aleksandar Hemon link
2008
 507.  Trigger City
Sean Chercover 2008
 508.  A President in Peril

A Snap Malek mystery (#4)

Robert Goldsborough
Robert Goldsborough link
2009 FMysSMys
 509.  Ballads of Suburbia
Stephanie Kuehnert
Stephanie Kuehnert Lewis link
2009 FYA
 510.  Death at the Hull House

An Emily Cabot mystery (#1)

Frances McNamara 2009 FMysSMys
 511.  Dream City
Brendan Short
Brendan Short link
2009
 512.  Generosity: An Enhancement
Richard Powers
Richard Powers link
2009
 513.  Hardball

A V.I. Warshawski mystery (#14)

Sara Paretsky
Sara Paretsky link
2009 FMysSMys
 514.  Her Fearful Symmetry
Audrey Niffenegger
Audrey Niffenegger link
2009 FNov
 515.  High Holidays

Chicago Premiere: Goodman Theatre

Alan Gross 2009 P
 516.  Revenge

A Larry Cole mystery (#10)

Hugh Holton
Hugh Holton link
2009 FMysSMys
 517.  Sidewalks II: Reflections on Chicago
Rick Kogan
Rick Kogan link
2009 NC
 518.  The Amateurs
Marcus Sakey 2009
 519.  The Chicago Literary Renaissance
Jan Pinkerton and Randolph H. Hudson (eds) 2009 NFCS
 520.  The Chicago Sports Reader: 100 Years of Sports in the Windy City
Steven A. Riess and Gerald R. Gems (eds)
Steven A. Riess link
2009 NFCS
 521.  The Crowd You’re In With

Chicago Premiere: Goodman Theatre

Rebecca Gilman 2009 P
 522.  The Rock and the River
Kekla Magoon 2009 FYA
 523.  The World in Half
Cristina Henriquez 2009
 524.  Travel Writing
Peter Ferry
Peter Ferry link
2009
 525.  Emily Cabot
Frances McNamara 2009-2018 SMys
 526.  Body Work

A V.I. Warshawski mystery (#15)

Sara Paretsky
Sara Paretsky link
2010 FMysSMys
 527.  Clybourne Park
Bruce Norris
Bruce Norris link
2010
 528.  Clybourne Park

Chicago Premiere: Steppenwolf Theatre

Bruce Norris
Bruce Norris link
2010 P
 529.  Death at the Fair

An Emily Cabot mystery (#2)

Frances McNamara 2010 FMysSMys
 530.  Getting Sassy

A Robyn Guthrie “Getting Even” mystery (#1)

D.C. Brod 2010 Mys
 531.  Innocent
Scott Turow
Scott Turow link
2010 FNovLT
 532.  Murder for Choir
Joelle Charbonneau
Joelle Charbonneau link
2010 FMysYA
 533.  Portraits of a Few of the People I’ve Made Cry
Christine Sneed
Christine Sneed link
2010 FSS
 534.  Slow Trains Overhead: Chicago Poems and Stories
Reginald Gibbons
Reginald Gibbons link
2010 FSSPt
 535.  The Instructions
Adam Levin
Adam Levin link
2010
 536.  The Man With Two Arms
Billy Lombardo
Billy Lombardo link
2010 LS
 537.  The Sixty-Eight Rooms
Marianne Malone
Marianne Malone link
2010 FYA
 538.  This Train

16th Street Theatre

Tony Fitzpatrick
Tony Fitzpatrick link
2010 P
 539.  Vixen
Jillian Larkin 2010 FYA
 540.  Where I Must Go
Angela Jackson
Angela Jackson link
2010
 541.  Will Grayson
John Green
John Green link
2010 FYA
 542.  Yummy: The Last Days of a Southside Shorty
G. Neri 2010 FYA
 543.  Bootleg: Murder, Moonshine, and the Lawless Years of Prohibition
Karen Blumenthal 2011 NFYA
 544.  Bye Bye, Baby

A Nathan Heller mystery (#14)

Max Collins 2011 Mys
 545.  Chicago Lightning
Max Allen Collins 2011
 546.  Death at Pullman

An Emily Cabot mystery (#3)

Frances McNamara 2011 FMysSMys
 547.  Divergent
Veronica Roth
Veronica Roth link
2011 FYASFF
 548.  Do The Hustle

Chicago Premiere: Writers’ Theatre

Brett Neveu 2011 P
 549.  Getting Lucky

A Robyn Guthrie “Getting Even” mystery (#2)

D.C. Brod 2011
 550.  Life Itself
Roger Ebert
Roger Ebert link
2011
 551.  Love and Shame and Love
Peter Orner
Peter Orner link
2011
 552.  Nelson Algren: For Keeps and a Single Day

Chicago Premiere: Lookingglass Theatre

John Musial 2011 P
 553.  Rodin’s Debutante
Ward Just
Ward Just link
2011
 554.  Rotters
Daniel Kraus
Daniel Kraus link
2011 FYA
 555.  Stealing Magic
Marianne Malone
Marianne Malone link
2011 FMysYA
 556.  Terror at the Fair

A Snap Malek mystery (#5)

Robert Goldsborough
Robert Goldsborough link
2011 FMysSMys
 557.  The Chicago of Fiction: A Resource Guide
James A. Kaser 2011 NFCS
 558.  The Comeback Season

(YA)

Jennifer E. Smith 2011 LS
 559.  The Detective’s Wife

Chicago Premiere: Writers’ Theatre

Keith Huff 2011 P
 560.  The Evolution of Bruno Littlemore
Benjamin Hale 2011
 561.  The Great Fire

Chicago Premiere: Lookingglass Theatre

John Musial 2011 P
 562.  The Interrupters

Screenplay: Alex Kotlowitz

Director: Steve James,

Stars: Ameena Matthews, Tio Hardiman, Gary Slutkin, Ricardo Williams

Screenplay: Alex Kotlowitz
Alex Kotlowitz link
2011 SP
 563.  The Litigators
John Grisham 2011 FNovLT
 564.  Writers of the Black Chicago Renaissance
Steven C. Tracy 2011 NFCS
 565.  Are You Happy Now?
Richard Babcock
Richard Babcock link
2012
 566.  Bomb
Steve Sheinkin 2012 NFYA
 567.  Breakdown

A V.I. Warshawsk mystery (#16)

Sara Paretsky
Sara Paretsky link
2012 FMysSMys
 568.  Building Stories
Chris Ware
Chris Ware link
2012
 569.  Carry the One
Carol Anshaw 2012
 570.  Chicago Portraits
June Skinner Sawyers
June Sawyers link
2012 NFCS
 571.  City of Scoundrels: The 12 Days of Disaster That Gave Birth to Modern Chicago
Gary Krist 2012 NFCS
 572.  City of the Big Shoulders: An Anthology of Chicago Poetry
Ryan G. Van Cleave (Ed.) 2012 Pt
 573.  Crowns

Chicago Premiere: Goodman Theatre

Regina Taylor 2012 P
 574.  Death at Woods Hole

An Emily Cabot mystery (#4).

Frances McNamara 2012 FMysSMys
 575.  Her Mother’s Secret
Barbara Garland Polikoff
Barbara Garland Polikoff link
2012 FYA
 576.  Insurgent
Veronica Roth
Veronica Roth link
2012 FYASFF
 577.  My Kind of Town

Chicago Premiere: Timeline Theatre

John Conroy 2012 P
 578.  Target Lanser

A Nathan Heller mystery (#16)

Max Collins 2012 Mys
 579.  The Middlesteins
Jami Attenberg 2012
 580.  Time Between Us
Tamara Ireland Stone 2012 FYASFF
 581.  Triple Play

A Nathan Heller mystery (three novellas)

Max Collins 2012 FMys
 582.  Allegiant
Veronica Roth
Veronica Roth link
2013 FYASFF
 583.  Ask Not

A Nathan Heller mystery (#17)

Max Collins 2013 F
 584.  Big Lake Big City

Chicago Premiere: Lookingglass Theatre

Keith Huff 2013 P
 585.  Chasing Shadows
Swati Avasthi 2013 FYA
 586.  Critical Mass

A V.I. Warshawski mystery (#17)

Sara Paretsky
Sara Paretsky link
2013 FMysSMys
 587.  Dante’s Wood

A Mark Angelotti mystery (#1)

Lynne Raimondo 2013 FMys
 588.  Dollface: A Novel of the Roaring Twenties
Renee Rosen 2013 Nov
 589.  Drinking Buddies

Screenplay: Joe Swanberg, 2013

Director: Joe Swanberg

Stars: Olivia Wilde, Jake Johnson, Anna Kendrick, Ron Livingston

Screenplay: Joe Swanberg 2013 SP
 590.  End Me a Tenor
Joelle Charbonneau
Joelle Charbonneau link
2013 FMysYA
 591.  Good Kings Bad Kings
Susan Nussbaum 2013 FYA
 592.  Hold Fast
Blue Balliett
Blue Balliett link
2013 FMysYA
 593.  Identical
Scott Turow
Scott Turow link
2013 FNov
 594.  Jar the Floor

Chicago Premiere: ETA Theater

Cheryl L. West
Cheryl West link
2013 P
 595.  Little Known Facts
Christine Sneed
Christine Sneed link
2013
 596.  Pullman Porter Blues

Chicago Premiere: Goodman Theatre

Cheryl L. West
Cheryl West link
2013 P
 597.  The Cooked Seed
Anchee Min 2013 NFMA
 598.  The Pirates Coin
Marianne Malone
Marianne Malone link
2013 FMysYA
 599.  The Roy Stories
Barry Gifford
Barry Gifford link
2013 FSS
 600.  The Third Coast: When Chicago Built the American Dream
Thomas Dyja
Thomas Dyja link
2013 NFCS
 601.  A Chorus Lineup
Joelle Charbonneau
Joelle Charbonneau link
2014 FMysYA
 602.  Bedrock Faith
Eric Charles May 2014
 603.  Dante’s Poison

A Mark Angelotti mystery (#2)

Lynne Raimondo 2014 Mys
 604.  Death at Chinatown

An Emily Cabot mystery (#5)

Frances McNamara 2014 FMysSMys
 605.  Exit Strategy

Chicago Premiere: Jackalope Theatre Company

Ike Holter 2014 P
 606.  Florence Kelly and the Children: Factory Inspector in 1890s Chicago
Leigh Buchanan Bienen
Leigh B. Bienen link
2014
 607.  Honor Above All
J. Bard-Collins
Joan Bard-Collins link
2014
 608.  Liliana
Neva Squires-Rodriguez 2014 FYA
 609.  O’ Democracy
Kathleen Rooney
Kathleen Rooney link
2014
 610.  Painted Cities
Alexai Galaviz-Budziszewski 2014
 611.  Pointe
Brandy Colbert 2014 FNovYA
 612.  Shall We Not Revenge
D.M. Pirrone
D.M. Pirrone link
2014 F
 613.  Some Dead Genius
Lenny Kleinfeld 2014
 614.  The Art of Secrets
James Klise 2014 FMysYA
 615.  The Black Hour
Lori Rader-Day
Lori Rader-Day link
2014
 616.  The Hundred-Year House
Rebecca Makkai
Rebecca Makkai link
2014 FNov
 617.  The Midnight City

Steppenwolf Theatre

Tony Fitzpatrick and Stan Klein
Tony Fitzpatrick link
2014 P
 618.  The Secret of the Key
Marianne Malone
Marianne Malone link
2014 FMysYA
 619.  The Sweeter Option

Chicago Premiere: Strawdog Theatre

John Henry Roberts 2014 P
 620.  What the Lady Wants
Renee Rosen 2014
 621.  What We’ve Lost Is Nothing
Rachel Louise Snyder 2014
 622.  When Bad Things Happen to Rich People
Ian Morris 2014
 623.  A Good Family
Erik Fassnacht 2015
 624.  A Winsome Murder
James DeVita 2015
 625.  Bats of the Republic
Zachary Thomas Dodson 2015
 626.  Box of Rain
Debra R. Borys 2015
 627.  Brush Back

A V.I. Warshawski mystery (#18)

Sara Paretsky
Sara Paretsky link
2015 FMysSMys
 628.  City Creatures: Animal Encounters in the Chicago Wilderness
Ed. Gavin Van Horn and David Aftandilian
Gavin Van Horn link
2015
 629.  Dante’s Dilemma

A Mark Angelotti mystery (#3)

Lynne Raimondo 2015 Mys
 630.  For You Were Strangers

Hanley & Rivka Mysteries #2

D.M. Pirrone
D.M. Pirrone link
2015
 631.  Grant Park
Leonard Pitts Jr. 2015
 632.  Jillian
Halle Butler
Halle Butler link
2015
 633.  Pieces and Players
Blue Balliett
Blue Balliett link
2015 FYA
 634.  Pretty Baby
Mary Kubica
Mary Kubica link
2015
 635.  Romantic Violence: Memoirs of an American Skinhead
Christian Picciolini
Christian Piccolini link
2015 NFMA
 636.  Suitcase Charlie

Hank and Marvin #1

John Guzlowski
John Guzlowski link
2015 FMysSMys
 637.  The Death and Life of Zebulon Finch, Volume One: At the Edge of Empire
Daniel Kraus 2015 FYA
 638.  The Making of Zombie Wars
Alexsandar Hemon
Aleksandar Hemon link
2015
 639.  White Collar Girl
Renee Rosen 2015
 640.  Wild Hundreds
Nate Marshall
Nate Marshall link
2015 Pt
 641.  Hank and Marvin
John Guzlowski
John Guzlowski link
2015-2017 SMys
 642.  A Girl Like You

A Henrietta and Inspector Howard Book (#1)

Michelle Cox
Michelle Cox link
2016
 643.  And Again
Jessica Chiarella
Jessica Chiarella link
2016
 644.  Beverly
Nick Drnaso
Nick Drnaso link
2016
 645.  Chicago
Brian Doyle 2016
 646.  Death at the Paris Exposition

Emily Cabot (#6)

Frances McNamara 2016 FMysSMys
 647.  Don’t You Cry
Mary Kubica
Mary Kubica link
2016
 648.  Just Kill Me
Adam Selzer
Adam Selzer link
2016 FYA
 649.  The Fugue
Gint Aras
Gint Aras link
2016
 650.  The Reason for Time
Mary Burns 2016
 651.  A People’s History of Chicago
Kevin Coval
Kevin Coval link
2017 Pt
 652.  Afterlife
Marcus Sakey 2017
 653.  Called Out
Floyd Sullivan
Floyd Sullivan link
2017 LS
 654.  Chicago Renaissance: Literature and Art in the Midwest Metropolis
Liesl Olson
Liesl Olson link
2017 NFCS
 655.  City of Grit and Gold
Maud Macrory Powell 2017
 656.  Electric Arches
Eve L. Ewing
Eve L. Ewing link
2017 Pt
 657.  Fallout

V.I. Warshawski (#19)

Sara Paretsky
Sara Paretsky link
2017 FMysSMys
 658.  Gunmetal Blue
Joseph G. Peterson
Joseph G. Peterson link
2017
 659.  I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter
Erika L. Sánchez
Erika L. Sanchez link
2017 FYA
 660.  Imperfections

Screenplay: David and Jonathan Singer

Director: David Singer

Stars: Virginia Kull, Ed Begley, Jr., Marilu Henner

Screenplay: David and Jonathan Singer 2017 SP
 661.  La Havana Madrid

Goodman Theatre

Sandra Delgado 2017 P
 662.  Little Schoolboys

Hank and Marvin #2

John Guzlowski
John Guzlowski link
2017 FMysSMys
 663.  Neighborhood Girls
Jessie Ann Foley 2017 FYA
 664.  North and Central
Bob Hartley
Bob Hartley link
2017
 665.  Spoonbenders
Daryl Gregory 2017
 666.  The Black Book
James Patterson 2017
 667.  The Cuban Club: Stories
Barry Gifford
Barry Gifford link
2017
 668.  The Finder of the Lucky Devil

Lucky Devil #1

Megan Mackie 2017
 669.  The Hunting Accident: A True Story of Crime and Poetry
David L. Carson and Landis Blair 2017 NF
 670.  The Lost Journalism of Ring Lardner
Ron Rapoport (Ed.) 2017 NC
 671.  Where My Body Ends and the World Begins
Tony Romano
Tony Romano link
2017
 672.  Windy City Blues
Renee Rosen 2017
 673.  A Few Red Drops
Claire Hartfield
Claire Hartfield link
2018 NFYA
 674.  All the Dreams We’ve Dreamed: A Story of Hoops and Handguns on Chicago’s West Side
Rus Bradburd
Rus Bradburd link
2018 NFLS
 675.  Built to Last
Julie Ann Walker 2018
 676.  Chicago
David Mamet
David Mamet link
2018
 677.  Death at the Selig Studio

Emily Cabot Mysteries (#7)

Frances McNamara 2018 FMysSMys
 678.  Finding Langston
Lesa Cline-Ransome 2018 FYA
 679.  Hot Mess
Emily Belden 2018
 680.  Love, Hate, and Other Filters
Samira Ahmed 2018 FNovYA
 681.  Low Chicago
Edited by George R.R. Martin and Melinda M. Snodgrass 2018
 682.  Noon in Paris, Eight in Chicago
Douglas Cowie
Douglas Cowie link
2018
 683.  On My Way to Liberation
H. Melt 2018
 684.  On the Way
Cyn Vargas
Cyn Vargas link
2018 FSS
 685.  Sabrina
Nick Drnaso
Nick Drnaso link
2018
 686.  Sacred Smokes
Theodore C. Van Alst Jr. 2018
 687.  Shell Game

A V.I. Warshawski mystery (#20)

Sara Paretsky
Sara Paretsky link
2018 FMysSMys
 688.  The Lake on Fire
Rosellen Brown
Rosellen Brown link
2018
 689.  The Nix
Nathan Hill 2018
 690.  The Robot of Gotham
Todd McAulty 2018
 691.  The Saint of Liars

Lucky Devil #2

Megan Mackie 2018
 692.  We Ate Wonder Bread: A Memoir of Growing Up on the West Side of Chicago
Nicole Hollander
Nicole Hollander link
2018
 693.  When the Lights Go Out
Mary Kubica
Mary Kubica link
2018
 694.  1919
Eve L. Ewing
Eve L. Ewing link
2019 Pt
 695.  An American Summer: Love and Death in Chicago
Alex Kotlowitz
Alex Kotlowitz link
2019
 696.  Burn the Place
Iliana Regan
Iliana Regan link
2019
 697.  Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage
Bette Howland
Bette Howland link
2019
 698.  Curious Toys
Elizabeth Hand 2019
 699.  Everything Must Go: The Life and Death of an American Neighborhood
Kevin Coval
Kevin Coval link
2019
 700.  Maggie Brown & Others
Peter Orner
Peter Orner link
2019
 701.  Mahalia Jackson: Moving Thru the Light

Black Ensemble Theater

Jackie Taylor 2019 P
 702.  Right After the Weather
Carol Anshaw
Carol Anshaw link
2019
 703.  Temper
Layne Fargo 2019
 704.  The Future of Another Timeline
Annalee Newitz 2019 FSFF
 705.  The Great Believers
Rebecca Makkai
Rebecca Makkai link
2019
 706.  The New Me
Halle Butler
Halle Butler link
2019
 707.  The Sisters of Summit Avenue
Lynn Cullen 2019
 708.  The World of Juliette Kinzie: Chicago before the fire
Ann Durkin Keating
Ann Durkin Keating link
2019 NFCSBio
 709.  Thirteen Doorways, Wolves Behind Them All
Laura Ruby 2019 FYA
 710.  American Gun: A Poem by 100 Chicagoans
Chris Green (Ed.)
Chris Green link
2020 Pt
 711.  Dead Land

A V.I. Warshawski mystery (#21)

Sara Paretsky
Sara Paretsky link
2020 FMysSMys
 712.  Everywhere You Don’t Belong
Gabriel Bump 2020
 713.  I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter

Steppenwolf Theatre

Isaac Gómez 2020 P
 714.  I Know You Know Who I Am: Stories

(1 story set in Chicago)*

Peter Kispert 2020
 715.  Love, Death, & Rare Books
Robert Hellenga
Robert Hellenga link
2020
 716.  The Beauty of Your Face
Sahar Mustafah
Sahar Mustafah link
2020
 717.  The Lost Book of Adana Moreau: A Novel
Michael Zapata
Michael Zapata link
2020 Nov
 718.  The Lucky One
Lori Rader-Day
Lori Rader-Day link
2020
 719.  The Resolutions
Brady Hammes 2020