Echoes from a Lost Mind
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WE SPEAK CHICAGOESE features short stories, creative essays and poems about Chicago by some of the top literary voices to ever roam the Windy City's streets. And that voice - it pounds, it pulsates, it oozes with city life. From Morgan Park to Humboldt Park, from the shores of Lake Michigan to the old Chicago stadium, from flea markets to barstools, WE SPEAK CHICAGOESE gives the Chicago voice its due and then some.
237 pages/pub date: Sept 2016/$15.95
NEW RELEASE: And These Are The Good Times - a Chicago gal riffs on death, sex, life, dancing, writing, wonder, loneliness, place, family, faith, coffee, and the FBI (among other things)
This powerful collection of beautifully-crafted stories by Patricia Ann McNair offers a poignant taste of the joys and heartbreaks of life. AND THESE ARE THE GOOD TIMES follows on the heels of McNair's award-winning short story collection, Temple of Air, which received the Chicago Writers Association Book of the Year Award in 2012.
174 pages/pub date: Sept 20, 2017/price: $16.95
Asylums, taverns, back alleys, jail cells and more dot the pages of Richards' debut poetry collection.
36 pages/pub date: March 2016/$12.95
Chicago's South side neighborhoods of the '60s and '70s spring to life as Foley intertwines stories about his drunken father's adventures, alongside stories about the strange solitude he enjoys during his 10-day stay in a hospital's ICU where he befriends an old man dying of cancer.
185 pages/pub date: May 2012/$13.95
We Speak Chicagoese
The Drunkard's Son