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Friday, April 19, 2013

How the Windy City built the American Dream

 In The Third Coast: When Chicago Built the American Dream, Chicago native Thomas Dyja transports readers to a time in the Windy City’s recent past when artists and innovators flourished. Focusing on the years between
Friday, April 12, 2013

An insider’s look at a great city’s decline

 “Go ahead and laugh at Detroit. Because you are laughing at yourself.” This indictment of homegrown schadenfreude appears early in the pages of Charlie LeDuff’s compelling