biophoto.jpg Jonathan Messinger is the Books Editor of TimeOut Chicago and Co-publisher of featherproof books. When I met with him at TimeOut Chicago's office downtown, we talked about the art of reviewing, Facebook arguments,...
book_what_the_world.jpg What the World Will Look Like When All the Water Leaves Us by Laura van den Berg [Dzanc Books, 2009. 194 pages, $16.95 paperback] Reviewed by Karen Schmidt You have most likely heard of them. Tales of...
Plan%20of%20Chicago%20tn.png The Plan of Chicago: Daniel Burnham and the Remaking of the American City by Carl Smith [University of Chicago Press, 2006. 184 pages, $12 paperback] Reviewed by Steve Tartaglione I live in a city where it’s fashionable...
Thirsty.png Thirsty by Kristin Bair O'Keeffe [Swallow Press, 2009. 208 pages, $22.95 hardcover] Reviewed by Jon Gugala If Gabriel Garcia Marquez were to set his masterpiece One Hundred Years of Solitude in rural steel-town Pennsylvania around the turn...