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Los Romeros

Royal Family of the Spanish Guitar

Walter Aaron Clark

Peruvian Lives across Borders

Power, Exclusion, and Home

M. Cristina Alcalde

Illinois History

A Reader

Edited by Mark Hubbard

Arthur C. Clarke

Gary Westfahl

Mayor Harold Washington

Champion of Race and Reform in Chicago

Roger Biles

Right to the Juke Joint

A Personal History of American Music

Patrick B. Mullen

Black Opera

History, Power, Engagement

Naomi André

Bluegrass Generation

A Memoir

Neil V. Rosenberg

Glory in Their Spirit

How Four Black Women Took On the Army during World War II

Sandra M. Bolzenius

James Baldwin and the 1980s

Witnessing the Reagan Era

Joseph Vogel

Black Public History in Chicago

Civil Rights Activism from World War II into the Cold War

Ian Rocksborough-Smith

Lingua Cosmica

Science Fiction from around the World

Edited by Dale Knickerbocker


Grievance among Friends

Avital Ronell

Migrant Marketplaces

Food and Italians in North and South America

Elizabeth Zanoni

The Labor of Care

Filipina Migrants and Transnational Families in the Digital Age

Valerie Francisco-Menchavez

Frontiers of Labor

Comparative Histories of the United States and Australia

Edited by Greg Patmore and Shelton Stromquist

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Celebrating Pride Month

To celebrate Pride Month throughout June, check out these five books that discuss important figures in the LGBTQ+ community and the issues surrounding the fight for gay rights. Lana and Lily Wachowski Cael M. Keegan Cáel M. Keegan views the … Continue reading

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Celebrating Black Music Month

June is Black Music Month! Here are several titles to help you celebrate and appreciate black artists who have influenced the music industry. Black Opera: History, Power, Engagement Naomi Andre Naomi André draws on the experiences of performers and audiences … Continue reading

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Roger Biles on C-SPAN2 Book TV at Printers Row Lit Fest

Last weekend, Chicago hosted one of the largest literary events in the Midwest: Printers Row Lit Festival. The festival is a reader’s dream featuring a wealth of author panels, and vendors ranging from bookstores, literary magazines, and publishers. The University … Continue reading

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