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March 25, 2020

Spring Break Activity Book Round Up »

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Spring has finally arrived and while this spring break might not be exactly what we were anticipating, there is still plenty of fun to be hadwhile being safe and practicing social distancing, of course. No matter what subject or hobby your little one is interested in, we have the perfect activity

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March 20, 2020

Women in Space- Excerpt »

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Just in time for Women's History Month, Women in Space by Karen Gibson Bush is now available in paperback! Women in Space profiles 23 pioneers, including Eileen Collins, the first woman to command the space shuttle; Peggy Whitson, who logged more than a year in orbit aboard the International Spac…

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March 16, 2020

Author Spotlight- Matthew Algeo »

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Matthew Algeo is a longtime Chicago Review Press author, having published six titles with us. He is an award-winning journalist who has reported from four continents, and his stories have appeared on public radio's All Things Considered, Marketplace, and Morning Edition.

With the release of his n…

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March 13, 2020

Staff Reads: 3/13 »

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Check out what we’ve been reading lately and let us know your book recommendations in the comments below!

 



 

Devoured Brandon Taylor's Real Life, an absolute triumph of a debut that turns the campus novel inside out. Tender and glorious. —Kara Rota, senior editor

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March 11, 2020

All the Dreams We’ve Dreamed – Excerpt »

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Now available in paperback, All the Dreams We've Dreamed is a true story of courage, endurance, and friendship in one of America's most violent neighborhoods. Author Rus Bradburd, who has an intimate forty-year relationship to Chicago basketball, tells Shawn Harrington's story with empathy and ca…

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March 6, 2020

More than Marmalade – Interview with Rosanne Tolin »

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An incredible true tale, More than Marmalade: Michael Bond and the Story of Paddington Bear is the first biography about the writer behind the beloved series. Author Rosanne Tolin reveals how world history, Bond's life, and 1950s immigrant culture were embedded into Paddington's creati…

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March 4, 2020

5+ Books to Read for Women’s History Month »

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March is Women’s History Month, a time to acknowledge and celebrate the contributions of women to American history. While this blog post could go on and on about our favorite books featuring strong and powerful women, we limited our selection to five from our newest imprint, Amberjack Publishing. …

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February 28, 2020

Phantom Lady – Interview with Christina Lane »

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Phantom Lady is the first biography of Joan Harrison, one of the most influential women of Hollywood's golden era, the woman who, working behind the scenes, shaped the screen style of Alfred Hitchcock. In 1933, Joan Harrison was a twenty-six-year-old former salesgirl with a dream of escaping both h…

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February 26, 2020

Strugatsky Brothers Timeline »

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The Strugatsky brothers were the most famous and popular Russian science fiction writers of the Soviet era. While many of their books were translated into English in their lifetimes, they have long since gone out of print. Since 2012, we have been publishing newly translated editions of these legend…

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February 21, 2020

Spring Book Preview »

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Punxsutawney Phil promised us that spring is right around the corner, so we’ve rounded up our top titles from the upcoming season to help you power through these last few days of winter as you look forward to sunnier days.

 



All This Marvelous Potential: For those who will be spendi…

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