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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 FNov
 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 DuSable Panthers: The Greatest, Blackest, Saddest Team from the Meanest Streets in Chicago
Ira Berkow
Ira Berkow link
1978 NFLS
 215.  The Ghost of Sandburg’s Phizzog
Nobert Blei
Norbert Blei link
1978
 216.  Brass Knuckles
Stuart Dybek
Stuart Dybek link
1979 Pt
 217.  Dr. Nightlife’s Chicago
Rick Kogan
Rick Kogan link
1979 NC
 218.  Endless Love
Scott Spencer 1979
 219.  Nick the Greek
Harry Mark Petrakis
Harry Mark Petrakis link
1979 FNov
 220.  The Secrets of Grown-Ups
Vera Caspary
Vera Caspary link
1979 NFMA
 221.  Windy City
Sam Ross
Sam Ross link
1979 FNovHF
 222.  Blues Brothers

Screenplay: John Landis and Dan Aykroyd

Director: John Landis,

Stars: John Belushi, Dan Aykroyd

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

Screenplay: Alan Ormsby

Director: Tony Bill

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

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

Chicago Premiere: Touchtone Theatre

Tom Creamer 1980 P
 227.  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
 228.  Fast Times at Ridgemont High
Cameron Crowe 1981
 229.  Thief

Screenplay: Michael Mann

Director: Michael Mann

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

Screenplay: Michael Mann 1981 SP
 230.  Indemnity Only

A V.I. Warshawski mystery (#1)

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

Chicago Premiere: Goodman Theatre

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

A Nathan Heller mystery (#1)

Max Collins 1983
 239.  Deadlock

A V.I. Warshawski mystery (#2)

Sara Paretsky
Sara Paretsky link
1984 FMysSMysLS
 240.  Emergency Room

Chicago Premiere: Organic Theatre

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

A Nathan Heller mystery (#2)

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

A Father Blackie Ryan mystery (#1)

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

A V.I. Warshawski mystery (#3)

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

Chicago Premiere: Stormfield Theater

John Logan 1985 P
 252.  The Neighborhood
Tony Fitzpatrick
Tony Fitzpatrick link
1985 Pt
 253.  The Sky at Ashland
Michael Anania
Michael Anania link
1985
 254.  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
 255.  Chicago: City of Neighborhoods
Dominic A. Pacyga and Ellen Skerrett
Dominic A. Pacyga link,
Ellen Skerrett link
1986 NFCS
 256.  Confessions of a Parish Priest: An Autobiography
Andrew Greeley
Father Andrew Greeley link
1986 NFMA
 257.  Happy Are the Clean of Heart

A Father Blackie Ryan mystery (#2)

Andrew Greeley
Father Andrew Greeley link
1986
 258.  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
 259.  Running Scared

Screenplay: Jimmy Huston and Gary DeVore

Director: Peter Hyams

Stars: Billy Crystal, Gregory Hines

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

A V.I. Warshawski mystery (#4)

Sara Paretsky
Sara Paretsky link
1987 FMysSMys
 262.  Checkmates

Chicago Premiere: ETA Theater

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

A Father Blackie Ryan mystery (#3)

Andrew Greeley
Father Andrew Greeley link
1987
 265.  Neighborhood
Nobert Blei
Norbert Blei link
1987
 266.  Presumed Innocent
Scott Turow
Scott Turow link
1987 LT
 267.  She’s on First
Barbara Gregorich
Barbara Gregorich link
1987 FNovLS
 268.  The Eighth Victim
Eugene Izzi
Eugene Izzi link
1987
 269.  The Take
Eugene Izzi
Eugene Izzi link
1987
 270.  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
 271.  Bad Guys
Eugene Izzi
Eugene Izzi link
1988
 272.  Blood Shot

A V.I. Warshawski mystery (#5)

Sara Paretsky
Sara Paretsky link
1988 FMysSMys
 273.  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
 274.  Kup: A Man, an Era, a City
Irv Kupcinet
Irv Kupcinet link
1988 NFMA
 275.  Neon Mirage

A Nathan Heller mystery (#4)

Max Collins 1988
 276.  Pill Hill

Chicago Premiere: ETA Theater

Samuel L. Kelly 1988 P
 277.  Saigon, Illinois
Paul Hoover
Paul Hoover link
1988 FNovHF
 278.  The Good Times Are Killing Me
Lynda Barry
Lynda Barry link
1988 FGN
 279.  Dr. Kookie, You’re Right
Mike Royko
Mike Royko link
1989 NC
 280.  Hardball

Cat Marsala #1

Barbara D’Amato
Barbara D’Amato link
1989 FMysSMys
 281.  I Came A Stranger: The Story of a Hull-House Girl
Hilda Satt Polachek
Hilda Satt Polachek link
1989 NFMA
 282.  It’s Always Something
Gilda Radner
Gilda Radner link
1989 NFMA
 283.  Murder in Store

A Quint McCauley mystery (#1)

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

A V.I. Warshawski mystery (#6)

Sara Paretsky 1990 FMysSMys
 289.  Chi-Town
Nobert Blei
Norbert Blei link
1990
 290.  Chicago Loop
Paul Theroux 1990
 291.  Error in Judgment

A Quint McCauley mystery (#2)

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

An Abe Lieberman mystery (#1)

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

A Paul Whelan mystery (#1)

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

A Nathan Heller mystery (#6)

Max Collins 1991
 301.  Hard Tack

Cat Marsala #2

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

A Quint McCauley mystery (#3)

D.C. Brod 1991 Mys
 303.  Murder in Wrigley Field
Crabbe Evers 1991 LS
 304.  Paradise

(Second Opportunities #1)

Judith McNaught 1991 FRom
 305.  Prowlers
Eugene Izzi
Eugene Izzi link
1991
 306.  Rooftop Piper
David Hernandez
David Hernandez link
1991 Pt
 307.  Stolen Away

A Nathan Heller mystery (#5)

Max Collins 1991
 308.  There Are No Children Here

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

Alex Kotlowitz
Alex Kotlowitz link
1991
 309.  Abe Lieberman
Stuart Kaminsky 1991-2006 SMys
 310.  Cooler By The Lake
Larry Heinemann 1992
 311.  Divine Days
Leon Forrest
Leon Forrest link
1992
 312.  Guardian Angel

A V.I. Warshawski mystery (#7)

Sara Paretsky 1992 FMysSMys
 313.  Happy Are the Merciful

A Father Blackie Ryan mystery (#4)

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

Cat Marsala #3

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

A Paul Whelan mystery (#2)

Michael Raleigh 1993 Mys
 318.  Brothers in Blood

A Quint McCauley mystery (#4)

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

A Father Blackie Ryan mystery (#5)

Andrew Greeley
Father Andrew Greeley link
1993
 320.  Hard Women

Cat Marsala #4

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

Abe Lieberman (#2)

Stuart Kaminsky
Stuart Kaminsky link
1993 FMysSMys
 322.  Pleading Guilty
Scott Turow
Scott Turow link
1993
 323.  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
 324.  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
 325.  Carnal Hours

A Nathan Heller mystery (#7)

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

A Father Blackie Ryan mystery (#6)

Andrew Greeley
Father Andrew Greeley link
1994
 327.  Hard Case

Cat Marsala #5

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

Screenplay: Steve James and Frederick Marx

Director: Steve James

Stars: William Gates, Arthur Agee

Screenplay: Steve James and Frederick Marx 1994 SP
 329.  It Had to Be You

(Chicago Stars #1)

Susan Elizabeth Phillips 1994 FNovRom
 330.  Lieberman’s Day

An Abe Lieberman mystery (#3)

Stuart Kaminsky
Stuart Kaminsky link
1994 FMysSMys
 331.  Presumed Dead

A Larry Cole mystery (#1)

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

A Paul Whelan mystery (#3)

Michael Raleigh 1994 Mys
 335.  Tunnel Vision

A V.I. Warshawski mystery (#8)

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

A Paul Whelan mystery (#4)

Michael Raleigh 1995
 339.  Blood and Thunder

A Nathan Heller mystery (#8)

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

Chicago Premiere: Touchtone Theatre

Kendall Marlowe 1995 P
 342.  Happy Are Those Who Mourn

A Father Blackie Ryan mystery (#7)

Andrew Greeley 1995
 343.  Hard Christmas

Cat Marsala #6

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

An Abe Lieberman mystery (#4)

Stuart Kaminsky
Stuart Kaminsky link
1995 FMysSMys
 345.  Windy City

A Larry Cole mystery (#2)

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

V.I. Warshawski (#9)

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

A Larry Cole mystery (#3)

Hugh Holton
Hugh Holton link
1996 FMysSMys
 350.  Chicago in Adagio
Curtiss Mortimer 1996 Pt
 351.  Damned in Paradise

A Nathan Heller mystery (#9)

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

Writers’ Theatre

J.R. Sullivan 1996 P
 353.  Deep End of the Ocean
Mitchard, Jacquelyn
Jacquelyn Mitchard link
1996 FNovRom
 354.  Forbidden Fires
Margaret Anderson
Margaret Anderson link
1996
 355.  Happy Are the Oppressed

A Father Blackie Ryan mystery (#8)

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

Black Ensemble Theater

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

An Abe Lieberman mystery (#5)

Stuart Kaminsky
Stuart Kaminsky link
1996 FMysSMys
 358.  Murder at Wrigley Field
Troy Soos 1996 LS
 359.  Players
Eugene Izzi
Eugene Izzi link
1996
 360.  Report from Part Two
Gwendolyn Brooks
Gwendolyn Brooks link
1996 NFMA
 361.  Spent Force
Eugene Izzi
Eugene Izzi link
1996
 362.  Spring Comes to Chicago
Campbell McGrath
Campbell McGrath link
1996
 363.  Taking It Home
Tony Ardizzone
Tony Ardizzone link
1996
 364.  The Laws of Our Fathers
Scott Turow
Scott Turow link
1996
 365.  A Matter of Honor
Eugene Izzi
Eugene Izzi link
1997
 366.  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
 367.  Comfort Stew

ETA Theater

Angela Jackson
Angela Jackson link
1997 P
 368.  Hard Bargain

Cat Marsala #7

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

A Father Blackie Ryan mystery (#9)

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

A Paul Whelan mystery (#5)

Michael Raleigh 1997
 373.  Violent Crimes

A Larry Cole mystery (#4)

Hugh Holton
Hugh Holton link
1997 FMysSMys
 374.  A Long Way from Chicago
Richard Peck
Richard Peck link
1998 FYAHF
 375.  Chicago Stories
James T. Farrell
James T. Farrell link
1998 FSS
 376.  Flying Blind

A Nathan Heller mystery (#10)

Max Collins 1998 Mys
 377.  Ghost Country
Sara Paretsky
Sara Paretsky link
1998
 378.  Haymarket Eight

Steppenwolf Theatre

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

A Larry Cole mystery (#5)

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

A Father Blackie Ryan mystery (#10)

Andrew Greeley
Father Andrew Greeley link
1998 Mys
 382.  The Criminalist
Eugene Izzi
Eugene Izzi link
1998
 383.  The House on Mango Street

Steppenwolf Theatre

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

Cat Marsala #8

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

A V.I. Warshawski mystery (#10)

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

A Nathan Heller mystery (#11)

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

A Larry Cole mystery (#6)

Hugh Holton
Hugh Holton link
1999 FMysSMys
 395.  A Year Down Yonder
Richard Peck
Richard Peck link
2000 FYAHF
 396.  American Skin
Don De Grazia
Don De Grazia link
2000
 397.  Division Street: America

Chicago Premiere: Steppenwolf Theatre

Steve Totland 2000 P
 398.  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
 399.  Jimmy Corrigan: The Smartest Kid on Earth
Chris Ware
Chris Ware link
2000 FYAGN
 400.  Paid in Full

A Quint McCauley mystery (#5)

D.C. Brod 2000 Mys
 401.  Proof

Chicago Premiere: xxxxx

David Auburn 2000 P
 402.  Ravelstein
Saul Bellow
Saul Bellow link
2000
 403.  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
 404.  The Big Silence

An Abe Lieberman mystery (#6)

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

A Father Blackie Ryan mystery (#11)

Andrew Greeley
Father Andrew Greeley link
2000 Mys
 406.  The Hostage

(The Chicago Fire Trilogy #1)

Susan Wiggs 2000 FRom
 407.  The Question of Bruno
Alexsandar Hemon
Aleksandar Hemon link
2000 FSS
 408.  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
 409.  Time of the Assassins

A Larry Cole mystery (#7)

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

A Nathan Heller mystery (#12)

Max Collins 2001 Mys
 411.  Bum Town
Tony Fitzpatrick
Tony Fitzpatrick link
2001 Pt
 412.  Collected Stories
Saul Bellow
Saul Bellow link
2001 FSS
 413.  Days and Nights at The Second City
Bernard Sahlins
Bernard Sahlins link
2001 NFMA
 414.  Dictionary of Midwestern Literature: Vol. I: The Authors
Phillip A. Greasley (ed.) 2001 NFCS
 415.  Esther Stories
Peter Orner
Peter Orner link
2001 FSS
 416.  Fair Weather
Richard Peck
Richard Peck link
2001 FYAHF
 417.  Hard Road

Cat Marsala #9

Barbara D’Amato
Barbara D’Amato link
2001 FMysSMys
 418.  Kisses of Death: A Nathan Heller Casebook
Max Allan Collins 2001
 419.  Shadow Ball: A Novel of Baseball and Chicago
Peter Rutkoff 2001 FNovLS
 420.  Streeterville

Chicago Premiere: Lookingglass Theatre

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

A Father Blackie Ryan mystery (#12)

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

A Larry Cole mystery (#8)

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

Chicago Premiere: Lookingglass Theatre

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

A V.I. Warshawski mystery (#11)

Sara Paretsky
Sara Paretsky link
2001 FMysSMys
 425.  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
 426.  Chicago Cantata
Larry Jankowski 2002 Pt
 427.  Chicago Confidential

A Nathan Heller mystery (#13)

Max Collins 2002 Mys
 428.  Criminal Element

A Larry Cole mystery (#9)

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

An Abe Lieberman mystery (#7)

Stuart Kaminsky
Stuart Kaminsky link
2002 FMysSMys
 430.  Nowhere Man
Alexsandar Hemon 2002
 431.  Reversible Errors
Scott Turow
Scott Turow link
2002
 432.  The Bishop in the West Wing

A Father Blackie Ryan mystery (#13)

Andrew Greeley
Father Andrew Greeley link
2002 Mys
 433.  47th Street Black
Bayo Ojikutu
Bayo Ojikutu link
2003
 434.  Black List

A V.I. Warshawski mystery (#12)

Sara Paretsky
Sara Paretsky link
2003 FMysSMys
 435.  Chaka! Through the Fire
Chaka Khan and Tonya Bolden
Chaka Khan link
2003 NFMA
 436.  Devil In The White City
Erik Larson 2003
 437.  Fabulous Small Jews
Joseph Epstein 2003
 438.  I Sailed with Magellan
Stuart Dybek
Stuart Dybek link
2003
 439.  Jackson Park
Charlotte Carter 2003
 440.  Positively Fifth Street: Murderers, Cheetahs, and Binion’s World Series of Poker
James McManus
James McManus link
2003 NFMA
 441.  Race

Chicago Premiere: Lookingglass Theatre

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

A Father Blackie Ryan mystery (#14)

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

An Abe Lieberman mystery (#8)

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

A V.I. Warshawski mystery (#13)

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

Heartstone, D.C. Brod, 2005

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

A Father Blackie Ryan mystery (#15)

Andrew Greeley
Father Andrew Greeley link
2005
 464.  The Book of Ralph
John McNally
John McNally link
2005
 465.  The Logic of a Rose: Chicago Stories
Billy Lombardo
Billy Lombardo link
2005 FSS
 466.  The Weather Man

Screenplay: Steve Conrad

Director: Gore Verbinski

Stars: Nicholas Cage, Hope Davis, Michael Caine

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

A Snap Malek mystery (#1)

Robert Goldsborough
Robert Goldsborough link
2005 FMysSMysLS
 468.  Snap Malek

Snap Malek, Robert Goldsborough, 2005-2011

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

Chicago Premiere: Goodman Theatre

Richard Nelson 2006 P
 473.  Free Burning
Bayo Ojikutu
Bayo Ojikutu link
2006
 474.  Hizzoner: Daley the First

Chicago Premiere: Beverly Arts Center

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

(Chicago Stars #5)

Susan Elizabeth Phillips
Susan Elizabeth Phillips link
2006 FRom
 478.  Shadow of the Bomb

A Snap Malek mystery (#2)

Robert Goldsborough
Robert Goldsborough link
2006 FMysSMys
 479.  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
 480.  Spare Change

Steppenwolf Theatre

Mia McCullough 2006 P
 481.  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
 482.  Terror Town

An Abe Lieberman mystery (#9)

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

A Snap Malek mystery (#3)

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

Chicago Premiere: Northlight Theatre

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

Chicago Premiere: Victory Gardens Theater

Claudia Allen 2007 P
 491.  Lightning and Ashes
John Guzlowski
John Guzlowski link
2007
 492.  Loving Frank
Nancy Horan 2007
 493.  Sin in the Second City
Karen Abbott 2007
 494.  The Bishop at the Lake

A Father Blackie Ryan mystery (#16)

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

An Abe Lieberman mystery (#10)

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

Chicago Premiere: Strawdog Theatre

Brett Neveu 2008 P
 507.  Perfect Chemistry
Simone Elkeles
Simone Elkeles link
2008 FYA
 508.  Sidewalks: Portraits of Chicago (Chicago Lives)
Rick Kogan
Rick Kogan link
2008 NC
 509.  Superior Donuts
Tracy Letts
Tracy Letts link
2008
 510.  Superior Donuts

Steppenwolf Theatre

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

A Father Blackie Ryan mystery (#17)

Andrew Greeley
Father Andrew Greeley link
2008 Mys
 513.  The Calder Game
Blue Balliett
Blue Balliett link
2008 FMysYA
 514.  The Lazarus Project
Aleksandar Hemon
Aleksandar Hemon link
2008
 515.  Trigger City
Sean Chercover 2008
 516.  A President in Peril

A Snap Malek mystery (#4)

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

An Emily Cabot mystery (#1)

Frances McNamara 2009 FMysSMys
 519.  Dream City
Brendan Short
Brendan Short link
2009
 520.  Generosity: An Enhancement
Richard Powers
Richard Powers link
2009
 521.  Hardball

A V.I. Warshawski mystery (#14)

Sara Paretsky
Sara Paretsky link
2009 FMysSMys
 522.  Her Fearful Symmetry
Audrey Niffenegger
Audrey Niffenegger link
2009 FNov
 523.  High Holidays

Chicago Premiere: Goodman Theatre

Alan Gross 2009 P
 524.  Revenge

A Larry Cole mystery (#10)

Hugh Holton
Hugh Holton link
2009 FMysSMys
 525.  Sidewalks II: Reflections on Chicago
Rick Kogan
Rick Kogan link
2009 NC
 526.  The Amateurs
Marcus Sakey 2009
 527.  The Chicago Literary Renaissance
Jan Pinkerton and Randolph H. Hudson (eds) 2009 NFCS
 528.  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
 529.  The Crowd You’re In With

Chicago Premiere: Goodman Theatre

Rebecca Gilman 2009 P
 530.  The Rock and the River
Kekla Magoon 2009 FYA
 531.  The World in Half
Cristina Henriquez 2009
 532.  Travel Writing
Peter Ferry
Peter Ferry link
2009
 533.  Emily Cabot
Frances McNamara 2009-2018 SMys
 534.  Body Work

A V.I. Warshawski mystery (#15)

Sara Paretsky
Sara Paretsky link
2010 FMysSMys
 535.  Clybourne Park
Bruce Norris
Bruce Norris link
2010
 536.  Clybourne Park

Chicago Premiere: Steppenwolf Theatre

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

An Emily Cabot mystery (#2)

Frances McNamara 2010 FMysSMys
 538.  Getting Sassy

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

D.C. Brod 2010 Mys
 539.  Innocent
Scott Turow
Scott Turow link
2010 FNovLT
 540.  Murder for Choir
Joelle Charbonneau
Joelle Charbonneau link
2010 FMysYA
 541.  Portraits of a Few of the People I’ve Made Cry
Christine Sneed
Christine Sneed link
2010 FSS
 542.  Slow Trains Overhead: Chicago Poems and Stories
Reginald Gibbons
Reginald Gibbons link
2010 FSSPt
 543.  The Instructions
Adam Levin
Adam Levin link
2010
 544.  The Man With Two Arms
Billy Lombardo
Billy Lombardo link
2010 LS
 545.  The Sixty-Eight Rooms
Marianne Malone
Marianne Malone link
2010 FYA
 546.  This Train

16th Street Theatre

Tony Fitzpatrick
Tony Fitzpatrick link
2010 P
 547.  Vixen
Jillian Larkin 2010 FYA
 548.  Where I Must Go
Angela Jackson
Angela Jackson link
2010
 549.  Will Grayson
John Green
John Green link
2010 FYA
 550.  Yummy: The Last Days of a Southside Shorty
G. Neri 2010 FYA
 551.  A Lot Like Love
Julie James
Julie James link
2011 FNovRom
 552.  Bootleg: Murder, Moonshine, and the Lawless Years of Prohibition
Karen Blumenthal 2011 NFYA
 553.  Bye Bye, Baby

A Nathan Heller mystery (#14)

Max Collins 2011 Mys
 554.  Chicago Lightning
Max Allen Collins 2011
 555.  Chicanas of 18th Street: Narratives of a Movement from Latino Chicago
Leonard G. Ramirez
Leonard G. Ramirez link
2011 NFCS
 556.  Death at Pullman

An Emily Cabot mystery (#3)

Frances McNamara 2011 FMysSMys
 557.  Divergent
Veronica Roth
Veronica Roth link
2011 FYASFF
 558.  Do The Hustle

Chicago Premiere: Writers’ Theatre

Brett Neveu 2011 P
 559.  Getting Lucky

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

D.C. Brod 2011
 560.  Life Itself
Roger Ebert
Roger Ebert link
2011
 561.  Love and Shame and Love
Peter Orner
Peter Orner link
2011
 562.  Nelson Algren: For Keeps and a Single Day

Chicago Premiere: Lookingglass Theatre

John Musial 2011 P
 563.  Rodin’s Debutante
Ward Just
Ward Just link
2011
 564.  Rotters
Daniel Kraus
Daniel Kraus link
2011 FYA
 565.  Stealing Magic
Marianne Malone
Marianne Malone link
2011 FMysYA
 566.  Terror at the Fair

A Snap Malek mystery (#5)

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

(YA)

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

Chicago Premiere: Writers’ Theatre

Keith Huff 2011 P
 570.  The Evolution of Bruno Littlemore
Benjamin Hale 2011
 571.  The Great Fire

Chicago Premiere: Lookingglass Theatre

John Musial 2011 P
 572.  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
 573.  The Litigators
John Grisham 2011 FNovLT
 574.  Writers of the Black Chicago Renaissance
Steven C. Tracy 2011 NFCS
 575.  Are You Happy Now?
Richard Babcock
Richard Babcock link
2012
 576.  Bomb
Steve Sheinkin 2012 NFYA
 577.  Breakdown

A V.I. Warshawsk mystery (#16)

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

Chicago Premiere: Goodman Theatre

Regina Taylor 2012 P
 584.  Death at Woods Hole

An Emily Cabot mystery (#4).

Frances McNamara 2012 FMysSMys
 585.  Her Mother’s Secret
Barbara Garland Polikoff
Barbara Garland Polikoff link
2012 FYA
 586.  Insurgent
Veronica Roth
Veronica Roth link
2012 FYASFF
 587.  My Kind of Town

Chicago Premiere: Timeline Theatre

John Conroy 2012 P
 588.  Office Girl
Joe Meno
Joe Meno link
2012 FNovRom
 589.  Target Lanser

A Nathan Heller mystery (#16)

Max Collins 2012 Mys
 590.  The Middlesteins
Jami Attenberg 2012
 591.  Time Between Us
Tamara Ireland Stone 2012 FYASFF
 592.  Triple Play

A Nathan Heller mystery (three novellas)

Max Collins 2012 FMys
 593.  Allegiant
Veronica Roth
Veronica Roth link
2013 FYASFF
 594.  Ask Not

A Nathan Heller mystery (#17)

Max Collins 2013 F
 595.  Big Lake Big City

Chicago Premiere: Lookingglass Theatre

Keith Huff 2013 P
 596.  Chasing Shadows
Swati Avasthi 2013 FYA
 597.  Critical Mass

A V.I. Warshawski mystery (#17)

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

A Mark Angelotti mystery (#1)

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

Screenplay: Joe Swanberg, 2013

Director: Joe Swanberg

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

Screenplay: Joe Swanberg 2013 SP
 601.  End Me a Tenor
Joelle Charbonneau
Joelle Charbonneau link
2013 FMysYA
 602.  Good Kings Bad Kings
Susan Nussbaum 2013 FYA
 603.  Hold Fast
Blue Balliett
Blue Balliett link
2013 FMysYA
 604.  Identical
Scott Turow
Scott Turow link
2013 FNov
 605.  Jar the Floor

Chicago Premiere: ETA Theater

Cheryl L. West
Cheryl West link
2013 P
 606.  Little Known Facts
Christine Sneed
Christine Sneed link
2013
 607.  Pullman Porter Blues

Chicago Premiere: Goodman Theatre

Cheryl L. West
Cheryl West link
2013 P
 608.  The Cooked Seed
Anchee Min 2013 NFMA
 609.  The Pirates Coin
Marianne Malone
Marianne Malone link
2013 FMysYA
 610.  The Roy Stories
Barry Gifford
Barry Gifford link
2013 FSS
 611.  The Third Coast: When Chicago Built the American Dream
Thomas Dyja
Thomas Dyja link
2013 NFCS
 612.  A Chorus Lineup
Joelle Charbonneau
Joelle Charbonneau link
2014 FMysYA
 613.  Bedrock Faith
Eric Charles May 2014
 614.  Dante’s Poison

A Mark Angelotti mystery (#2)

Lynne Raimondo 2014 Mys
 615.  Death at Chinatown

An Emily Cabot mystery (#5)

Frances McNamara 2014 FMysSMys
 616.  Exit Strategy

Chicago Premiere: Jackalope Theatre Company

Ike Holter 2014 P
 617.  Florence Kelly and the Children: Factory Inspector in 1890s Chicago
Leigh Buchanan Bienen
Leigh B. Bienen link
2014
 618.  Honor Above All
J. Bard-Collins
Joan Bard-Collins link
2014
 619.  Liliana
Neva Squires-Rodriguez 2014 FYA
 620.  Neanderthal Seeks Human: A Smart Romance
Penny Reid 2014 FRom
 621.  O’ Democracy
Kathleen Rooney
Kathleen Rooney link
2014
 622.  Painted Cities
Alexai Galaviz-Budziszewski 2014
 623.  Pointe
Brandy Colbert 2014 FNovYA
 624.  Shall We Not Revenge
D.M. Pirrone
D.M. Pirrone link
2014 F
 625.  Some Dead Genius
Lenny Kleinfeld 2014
 626.  Song of My Life
Harry Mark Petrakis
Harry Mark Petrakis link
2014 NFMA
 627.  The Art of Secrets
James Klise 2014 FMysYA
 628.  The Black Hour
Lori Rader-Day
Lori Rader-Day link
2014
 629.  The Hundred-Year House
Rebecca Makkai
Rebecca Makkai link
2014 FNov
 630.  The Midnight City

Steppenwolf Theatre

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

Chicago Premiere: Strawdog Theatre

John Henry Roberts 2014 P
 633.  What the Lady Wants
Renee Rosen 2014
 634.  What We’ve Lost Is Nothing
Rachel Louise Snyder 2014
 635.  When Bad Things Happen to Rich People
Ian Morris 2014
 636.  Wrigley Field: An Oral and Narrative History of the Home of the Chicago Cubs
Ira Berkow
Ira Berkow link
2014 NFLS
 637.  A Good Family
Erik Fassnacht 2015
 638.  A Winsome Murder
James DeVita 2015
 639.  Bats of the Republic
Zachary Thomas Dodson 2015
 640.  Box of Rain
Debra R. Borys 2015
 641.  Brush Back

A V.I. Warshawski mystery (#18)

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

A Mark Angelotti mystery (#3)

Lynne Raimondo 2015 Mys
 644.  For You Were Strangers

Hanley & Rivka Mysteries #2

D.M. Pirrone
D.M. Pirrone link
2015
 645.  Grant Park
Leonard Pitts Jr. 2015
 646.  Jillian
Halle Butler
Halle Butler link
2015
 647.  Pieces and Players
Blue Balliett
Blue Balliett link
2015 FYA
 648.  Pretty Baby
Mary Kubica
Mary Kubica link
2015
 649.  Romantic Violence: Memoirs of an American Skinhead
Christian Picciolini
Christian Piccolini link
2015 NFMA
 650.  Suitcase Charlie

Hank and Marvin #1

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

A Henrietta and Inspector Howard Book (#1)

Michelle Cox
Michelle Cox link
2016
 657.  And Again
Jessica Chiarella
Jessica Chiarella link
2016
 658.  Beverly
Nick Drnaso
Nick Drnaso link
2016
 659.  Chicago
Brian Doyle 2016
 660.  Death at the Paris Exposition

Emily Cabot (#6)

Frances McNamara 2016 FMysSMys
 661.  Don’t You Cry
Mary Kubica
Mary Kubica link
2016
 662.  Just Kill Me
Adam Selzer
Adam Selzer link
2016 FYA
 663.  The Fugue
Gint Aras
Gint Aras link
2016
 664.  The Reason for Time
Mary Burns 2016
 665.  A People’s History of Chicago
Kevin Coval
Kevin Coval link
2017 Pt
 666.  Afterlife
Marcus Sakey 2017
 667.  Called Out
Floyd Sullivan
Floyd Sullivan link
2017 LS
 668.  Chicago Renaissance: Literature and Art in the Midwest Metropolis
Liesl Olson
Liesl Olson link
2017 NFCS
 669.  City of Grit and Gold
Maud Macrory Powell 2017
 670.  Electric Arches
Eve L. Ewing
Eve L. Ewing link
2017 Pt
 671.  Fallout

V.I. Warshawski (#19)

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

Screenplay: David and Jonathan Singer

Director: David Singer

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

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

Goodman Theatre

Sandra Delgado 2017 P
 676.  Little Schoolboys

Hank and Marvin #2

John Guzlowski
John Guzlowski link
2017 FMysSMys
 677.  My Cubs: A Love Story
Scott Simon
Scott Simon link
2017 NFLSMA
 678.  Neighborhood Girls
Jessie Ann Foley 2017 FYA
 679.  North and Central
Bob Hartley
Bob Hartley link
2017
 680.  Spoonbenders
Daryl Gregory 2017
 681.  The Black Book
James Patterson 2017
 682.  The Boy Who Really, Really Wanted to Have Sex: The Memoir of a Fat Kid
John McNally
John McNally link
2017 NFMA
 683.  The Cuban Club: Stories
Barry Gifford
Barry Gifford link
2017
 684.  The Finder of the Lucky Devil

Lucky Devil #1

Megan Mackie 2017
 685.  The Hunting Accident: A True Story of Crime and Poetry
David L. Carson and Landis Blair 2017 FNovYAHFGN
 686.  The Lost Journalism of Ring Lardner
Ron Rapoport (Ed.) 2017 NC
 687.  Where My Body Ends and the World Begins
Tony Romano
Tony Romano link
2017
 688.  Windy City Blues
Renee Rosen 2017
 689.  A Few Red Drops
Claire Hartfield
Claire Hartfield link
2018 NFYA
 690.  All the Dreams We’ve Dreamed: A Story of Hoops and Handguns on Chicago’s West Side
Rus Bradburd
Rus Bradburd link
2018 NFLS
 691.  Built to Last
Julie Ann Walker 2018
 692.  Chicago
David Mamet
David Mamet link
2018
 693.  Death at the Selig Studio

Emily Cabot Mysteries (#7)

Frances McNamara 2018 FMysSMys
 694.  Finding Langston
Lesa Cline-Ransome 2018 FYA
 695.  Hot Mess
Emily Belden 2018
 696.  Love, Hate, and Other Filters
Samira Ahmed 2018 FNovYA
 697.  Low Chicago
Edited by George R.R. Martin and Melinda M. Snodgrass 2018
 698.  Noon in Paris, Eight in Chicago
Douglas Cowie
Douglas Cowie link
2018
 699.  On My Way to Liberation
H. Melt 2018
 700.  On the Way
Cyn Vargas
Cyn Vargas link
2018 FSS
 701.  Sabrina
Nick Drnaso
Nick Drnaso link
2018
 702.  Sacred Smokes
Theodore C. Van Alst Jr. 2018
 703.  Shell Game

A V.I. Warshawski mystery (#20)

Sara Paretsky
Sara Paretsky link
2018 FMysSMys
 704.  The Lake on Fire
Rosellen Brown
Rosellen Brown link
2018
 705.  The Nix
Nathan Hill 2018
 706.  The Robot of Gotham
Todd McAulty 2018
 707.  The Saint of Liars

Lucky Devil #2

Megan Mackie 2018
 708.  The Verdun Affair
Nick Dybek
Nick Dybek link
2018 FNovRomHF
 709.  We Ate Wonder Bread: A Memoir of Growing Up on the West Side of Chicago
Nicole Hollander
Nicole Hollander link
2018
 710.  When the Lights Go Out
Mary Kubica
Mary Kubica link
2018
 711.  1919
Eve L. Ewing
Eve L. Ewing link
2019 Pt
 712.  An American Summer: Love and Death in Chicago
Alex Kotlowitz
Alex Kotlowitz link
2019
 713.  Burn the Place
Iliana Regan
Iliana Regan link
2019
 714.  Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage
Bette Howland
Bette Howland link
2019
 715.  Curious Toys
Elizabeth Hand 2019
 716.  Everything Must Go: The Life and Death of an American Neighborhood
Kevin Coval
Kevin Coval link
2019
 717.  Maggie Brown & Others
Peter Orner
Peter Orner link
2019
 718.  Mahalia Jackson: Moving Thru the Light

Black Ensemble Theater

Jackie Taylor 2019 P
 719.  Right After the Weather
Carol Anshaw
Carol Anshaw link
2019
 720.  Temper
Layne Fargo 2019
 721.  The Future of Another Timeline
Annalee Newitz 2019 FSFF
 722.  The Great Believers
Rebecca Makkai
Rebecca Makkai link
2019
 723.  The New Me
Halle Butler
Halle Butler link
2019
 724.  The Sisters of Summit Avenue
Lynn Cullen 2019
 725.  The Stowaway Kid
Lois Ruby
Lois Ruby link
2019 FYA
 726.  The World of Juliette Kinzie: Chicago before the fire
Ann Durkin Keating
Ann Durkin Keating link
2019 NFCSBio
 727.  Thirteen Doorways, Wolves Behind Them All
Laura Ruby 2019 FYA
 728.  American Gun: A Poem by 100 Chicagoans
Chris Green (Ed.)
Chris Green link
2020 Pt
 729.  Dead Land

A V.I. Warshawski mystery (#21)

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

Steppenwolf Theatre

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

(1 story set in Chicago)*

Peter Kispert 2020
 733.  Love, Death, & Rare Books
Robert Hellenga
Robert Hellenga link
2020
 734.  The Beauty of Your Face
Sahar Mustafah
Sahar Mustafah link
2020
 735.  The Lost Book of Adana Moreau: A Novel
Michael Zapata
Michael Zapata link
2020 Nov
 736.  The Lucky One
Lori Rader-Day
Lori Rader-Day link
2020
 737.  The Resolutions
Brady Hammes 2020