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September 14, 2018

Confidential Confidential Sneak Peek »

Read below for a SNEAK PEEK at chapter six of Samantha Barbas's new book Confidential Confidential, about Hollywood's most infamous scandal magazine.

Kirkus Reviews calls the books "a thoroughly researched history of a lurid publisher and Americans' lust for scandal."

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September 5, 2018

Dorothy Carvello, the first woman A&R executive at Atlantic Records, says #MeToo in shocking new memoir »

9780912777917Dorothy Carvello began her career in 1987 at Atlantic Records as the assistant to founder and president Ahmet Ertegun. She went on to work for many of the biggest names in music—Morris, Azoff, Galante, Buziak and Ienner—at Atlantic, Giant, RCA, Relativity and Columbia. Her no-holds-barred memoir…

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November 1, 2016

Autumnal reads: Our November books hit the shelves »

It's officially autumn, right? As temperatures hit 70 here in Chicago and the Cubs prep for a win tonight in Cleveland, our November books officially hit the shelves. #CRPreads #FlyTheW

New for adults:

Lennon on Lennon     Showstoppers!     Fire Angels

New for Kids:

Marie Curie for KidsNovember 7: Happy Birthday to Marie Curie!


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September 29, 2016

October books have arrived! »

Fall is officially upon us, and with it our October books. We're excited to have two biographies of Chicagoans—cult author Nelson Algren and musician Curtis Mayfield—coming out this month, along with two different looks at women heroes during World War II; an investigation into hot sauce—every…

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September 15, 2016

Paperback grab bag: September 2016 »

This month we have quite an array of titles publishing in paperback. Chicago-interest titles (yep, that's Blago on the cover of Golden), music books, memoirs, true crime, cultural name it, it's here. If you read Evan Osnos' piece on Fr. Michael Pfleger in the New Yorker earlier this y…

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September 7, 2016

And just like that…it’s September, with six new books on the shelves »

Back to the grindstone, post-Labor Day. We've put our white pants in storage (well...) and are buckling down for what promises to be a busy Fall. Kicking off the season are our September titles featuring two (quite different) musical Michaels, the presidential election of 1840 (if you want to escape…

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August 1, 2016

Five new books for August. Wait, how is it August already? »

As summer winds down and school starts up (for some), we've got five books to round out this season's list. Check out our titles for parents and caregivers, film buffs, true crime fans, and young activists. Happy pub date, August books!
Devil's Defender, The

The Devil's Defender by John Henry Browne

“[A] surprisi

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July 1, 2016

“July, July!” Washington, DC, History for Kids & this month’s new releases »


Kicking off the month with a holiday weekend is the way to go, as far as we're concerned. We've got some fun July releases, including the very appropriate Washington, DC, History for Kids, that we're excited to share with you. Music, cars, scifi, art, history—something for everyone this month! Ad

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June 1, 2016

Jump into these June reads »

This June, we welcome books perfect for music fans, World War II buffs, short story readers, summer travelers, crafters, and more. Jump into our June books, now available in print or e-book versions on our website or from your favorite vendor. Click on each cover for more information or a Q&A w…

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May 2, 2016

May books are here! »

This May, we welcome books perfect for music fans, World War II buffs, summer travelers, aspiring police officers and sci-fi/fantasy geeks. I think that covers it!

Stick It

Stick It: My Life of Sex, Drums, and Rock 'n Roll by Carmine Appice

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One Man's War

One Man'

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