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The Neighborhood Outfit

Organized Crime in Chicago Heights

Louis Corsino

Classic Hollywood

Lifestyles and Film Styles of American Cinema, 1930-1960

Veronica Pravadelli

When Sex Threatened the State

Illicit Sexuality, Nationalism, and Politics in Colonial Nigeria, 1900-1958

Saheed Aderinto

Digital Rebellion

The Birth of the Cyber Left

Todd Wolfson

Chicagoscapes

Larry Kanfer with Alaina Kanfer

The Civil War Diary of Gideon Welles, Lincoln's Secretary of the Navy

The Original Manuscript Edition

Gideon Welles Edited by William E. Gienapp and Erica L. Gienapp

Lorado Taft

The Chicago Years

Allen Stuart Weller Edited by Robert G. La France and Henry Adams with Stephen P. Thomas

AIA Guide to Chicago

American Institute of Architects Chicago Edited by Alice Sinkevitch and Laurie McGovern Petersen

An Illinois Sampler

Teaching and Research on the Prairie

Edited by Mary-Ann Winkelmes and Antoinette Burton with Kyle Mays

Mushrooms of the Midwest

Michael Kuo and Andrew S. Methven

Exploring Nature in Illinois

A Field Guide to the Prairie State

Michael Jeffords and Susan Post

Cannibal Writes

Eating Others in Caribbean and Indian Ocean Women's Writing

Njeri Githire

Muddying the Waters

Coauthoring Feminisms across Scholarship and Activism

Richa Nagar

Contested Terrain

Reflections with Afghan Women Leaders

Sally L. Kitch

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Events Calendar

Larry Kanfer at the James R. Thompson Center Atrium, Chicago, IL Wed, 17 Dec 2014 09:00:00 CST — Book Signing
Larry Kanfer at the Illinois Artisans Shop, Chicago, IL Wed, 17 Dec 2014 17:00:00 CST — Book Party/Signing
Larry Kanfer at the James R. Thompson Center Atrium, Chicago, IL Thu, 18 Dec 2014 09:00:00 CST — Book Signing
Michael Jeffords and Susan Post at Lincoln Square Mall, Urbana, IL Sat, 20 Dec 2014 10:00:00 CST — Book Signing
Gary Reid at the Floyd Country Store in Floyd, VA Sat, 20 Dec 2014 12:00:00 CST — Presentation
Stephen Wade at the Milwaukee Repertory Theater, Milwaukee, WI Fri, 16 Jan 2015 20:00:00 CST — Presentation
Stephen Wade at the Milwaukee Repertory Theater, Milwaukee, WI Sat, 17 Jan 2015 16:00:00 CST — Presentation
Stephen Wade at the Milwaukee Repertory Theater, Milwaukee, WI Sat, 17 Jan 2015 20:00:00 CST — Presentation
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