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Chicago Women in Publishing (CWIP) March 16 Event: Second Annual Publishing Fair

Chicago Women in Publishing (CWIP) March 16 Event: Second Annual Publishing Fair

Learn about and network with members of Chicago’s publishing community at the second annual CWIP Publishing Fair. Launched in 2015, this successful event has been expanded to include more exhibitors,… Read more »

“Investigate Your World” Event & Book Signing

“Investigate Your World” Event & Book Signing

CSI fans and Book lovers unite! Both will enjoy coming out for this fun event — January 25! “Investigate Your World” combines a book signing with some great resources in… Read more »

Amazon.com Search Results Shock Grandmother

Amazon.com Search Results Shock Grandmother

advertisement A Chicago woman’s recent search on Amazon.com for books for teenaged girls turned up scores of pornographic books.  And now — more than two weeks after she first alerted Amazon to the problem – the books have still not been taken down, the Unit Five Investigative Team has found. It was November 26th – Cyber Monday – when Martha Welter logged on to Amazon to shop for books for her four grandchildren for Christmas.  She’s a frequent Amazon shopper and has kept up a tradition of giving books to her grandkids.  “For some reason I’m always able to find books that they really like,” she says.

BAM! Now Open in Edwardsville

BAM! Now Open in Edwardsville

EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. , Nov.

Rosh Hashanah a Day of Rest, Not the New Year, Says Biblical Researcher Roger D. Isaacs

Rosh Hashanah a Day of Rest, Not the New Year, Says Biblical Researcher Roger D. Isaacs

CHICAGO , Sept. 22, 2011 /CHICAGOPRESSRELEASE.COM/ — Rosh Hashanah is called the Jewish New Year , and this year it begins at sundown, September 28th .

Pat Conroy and the e-book future 
    (AP)

Pat Conroy and the e-book future (AP)

NEW YORK – Pat Conroy says he knows so little about e-books that he didn’t realize his work could be downloaded until a fan showed him during a recent promotional tour. “I was at a signing in Georgia, and a guy came up to me with a Kindle and he pressed a button and there it was, my book (`South of Broad’),” Conroy said during a recent telephone interview.

At 99, retired attorney still has full life

At 99, retired attorney still has full life

DECATUR, Ill. (AP) — John Regan never forgets a friend, or an injustice.

Slow Cooked: Aromatics can get the mouth watering early on

Slow Cooked: Aromatics can get the mouth watering early on

One of the benefits of using a slow cooker is coming home after a long day and smelling food that’s been cooking all day. We compiled a few recipes – not just entrees, either – that use especially aromatic ingredients.

Borders Bookstore Renews Its Lease On Michigan Avenue Through January 2011

Borders Bookstore Renews Its Lease On Michigan Avenue Through January 2011

Borders Group Inc. has struck a deal to keep its North Michigan Avenue store open another year, until Jan. 2011. The beleaguered book retail chain in February announced that it… Read more »

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