10 New Books to Help You Survive the First 6 Months of Trump

As we inaugurate a president who believes climate change is a hoax, whose cabinet choices have made racist, homophobic, and xenophobic statements, and who has himself spoken hatefully and aggressively about immigrants, Muslims, women, and other marginalized communities, books are more essential than ever. … More 10 New Books to Help You Survive the First 6 Months of Trump

Congrats to the 2016 Chirby Award Winners and Finalists

Thanks to the 100+ people who joined us last night at Volumes Bookcafe for the first annual Chicago Review of Books Award Ceremony. It was an inspiring to see the strength and diversity of Chicago’s literary community in the face of so much uncertainty in 2016. If you missed our (imperfect) Facebook Live stream, you … More Congrats to the 2016 Chirby Award Winners and Finalists

Watch the Chirby Awards LIVE: Tonight at 7c

Didn’t grab a spot at Volumes Bookcafe for the first annual Chicago Review of Books Awards Ceremony tonight? No problem. We’re streaming the whole thing in beautiful HD on Facebook Live. For you Luddites who’ve never used Facebook Live, just visit our Facebook page tonight at 7:30 p.m. central on your computer, phone, or tablet. The live stream … More Watch the Chirby Awards LIVE: Tonight at 7c

‘Tuesday Funk’ Reading Series: December 6, 2016

Join us tonight, Tuesday, December 6 at 7:30 p.m. for a special 100th anniversary edition of our partnering reading series Tuesday Funk in the upstairs bar at Hopleaf (5148 N Clark) in Andersonville for live literature and good beer. Click here to RSVP. To celebrate the 100th episode of Tuesday Funk, every one of the show’s hosts—past and present—will … More ‘Tuesday Funk’ Reading Series: December 6, 2016