The Book of Boy
Catherine Gilbert Murdock
Air Date/Time October 22, 5:30 pm (Central)
1st ed., 288 pages, hardcover, Greenwillow Books
This epic and engrossing quest story is for fans of Adam Gidwitz’s The Inquisitor’s Tale and Grace Lin’s Where the Mountain Meets the Moon, and for readers of all ages. Features a map and black-and-white art by Ian Schoenherr throughout.
Boy has always been relegated to the outskirts of his small village. With a large hump on his back, a mysterious past, and a tendency to talk to...Learn More
Art Deco Chicago: Designing Modern America
Robert Bruegmann, ed.
Air Date/Time October 23, 1:00 pm (Central)
1st ed., 325 pages, hardcover, Chicago Art Deco Society
An expansive take on American Art Deco that explores Chicago’s pivotal role in developing the architecture, graphic design, and product design that came to define middle-class style in the twentieth century.
Frank Lloyd Wright’s lost Midway Gardens, the iconic Sunbeam Mixmaster, and Marshall Field’s famed window displays: despite the differences in scale and medium, each belongs to the broad...Learn More
Air Date/Time October 24, 12:00 noon (Central)
1st ed., paperback. Calexia
Virtual Sabotage introduces Kenna Ward, an envoy for a virtual reality company whose implants create a thrilling world that allows people to create daring scenarios in a safe environment.
Most of the time, that is. When in the rare instance the human brain mistakes the terrifying event as real, it’s up to Ward to enter the scenario and pull them back to reality.
But when a key envoy goes...Learn More
The War Outside My Window
Janet Elizabeth Croon, ed.
Air Date/Time October 25, 3pm (Central)
1st ed., 480p., hardcover, Savas Beatie
LeRoy Wiley Gresham was born in 1847 to an affluent slave-holding family in Macon, Georgia. After a horrific leg injury left him an invalid, the educated, inquisitive, perceptive, and exceptionally witty 12-year-old began keeping a diary in 1860–just as secession and the Civil War began tearing the country and his world apart. He continued to write even as his health deteriorated...Learn More
Leadership In Turbulent Times
by Doris Kearns Goodwin
Air Date/Time October 30, 12:30 pm (Central)
1st ed., 496 pages, hardcover, Simon & Schuster
In this culmination of five decades of acclaimed studies in presidential history, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Doris Kearns Goodwin offers an illuminating exploration of the early development, growth, and exercise of leadership.
Are leaders born or made? Where does ambition come from? How does adversity affect the growth of leadership? Does the leader make the times or do the times make the...Learn More
Leadership in Turbulent Times – Copy of the Book and a Ticket for Book Signing
by Doris Kearns Goodwin
Approximately 1:15 pm
We have limited tickets available for the Doris Kearns Goodwin book signing. This event is not open to the public. No one without a ticket will be admitted.
Customers receive one ticket to join the signing line with the purchase of one copy of Leadership in Turbulent times. One ticket admits one person. If two people are coming you must...Learn More
Out of Body
by Suzanne Brockmann
Air Date/Time September 26, 2 pm (Central)
1st ed., 154 pages, paperback, CreateSpace
New, never before published novel published July 2018.
Friends to lovers, with a supernatural twist… Henry’s been in love with his best friend Malcolm since college, but after he kisses Mal on Halloween night, things go desperately wrong. Awkward turns to just plain weird when Mal mysteriously vanishes. And weird gets freaky when Henry starts to wonder if he’s being haunted by Mal’s ghost.
The Three Escapes of Hannah Arendt: A Tyranny of Truth
by Ken Krimstein
Air Date/Time September 25, 3 pm (Central)
1st ed., 240 pages, hardcover, Bloomsbury
One of the greatest philosophers of the twentieth century and a hero of political thought, the largely unsung and often misunderstood Hannah Arendt is best known for her landmark 1951 book on openness in political life, The Origins of Totalitarianism, which, with its powerful and timely lessons for today, has become newly relevant.
She led an extraordinary...Learn More
Friends of the Wigwam
by John William Huelskamp
Air Date/Time September 20, 3:00 pm (Central)
1st ed., 384 pages, paperback, Barrington Group
FRIENDS OF THE WIGWAM is a historical novel and love story about six young friends whose innocence is stripped from them seemingly overnight in the brutal setting of the American Civil War.
Meticulously researched and based on real-life people and true events, FRIENDS OF THE WIGWAM spans 1857-1865 and introduces you to the courageous men and women from Illinois who staged...Learn More
by Sean Rubin
Air Date/Time September 13, 3 pm (Central)
1st ed., 224 pages, hardcover, Archaia
What would you do if your neighbor was a dinosaur?
Sybil knows that there is something off about her next door neighbor, but she can’t seem to get anyone to believe her. Everyone is so busy going about their days in the busy streets of New York City that they don’t notice Bolivar. They don’t notice his odd height, his tiny arms, or his long...Learn More
The Great Believers
by Rebecca Makkai
Air Date/Time September 12, 3 pm (Central)
1st ed., 432 pages, hardcover, Viking
A dazzling new novel of friendship and redemption in the face of tragedy and loss set in 1980s Chicago and contemporary Paris, by the acclaimed author Rebecca Makkai
In 1985, Yale Tishman, the development director for an art gallery in Chicago, is about to pull off an amazing coup, bringing in an extraordinary collection of 1920s paintings as a gift to the gallery. Yet...Learn More
by Brenda Novak
Air Date/Time August 28, 1:30 pm (Central)
1st ed., 416 pages, paperback, St Martin’s Press
From New York Times bestselling author Brenda Novak comes Face Off, the next installment of Dr. Evelyn Talbot and her murderous home for psychopaths.
SHE VOWED NEVER TO BE A VICTIM AGAIN. BUT NOW A KILLER HAS HER IN HIS SIGHT. . .
Tortured and left for dead at sixteen, Evelyn Talbot turned her personal nightmare into her life’s work―studying the disturbing psychopathy...Learn More
When The Lights Go Out
written by Mary Kubica
Air Date/Time August 28, 12:00 noon (Central)
1st ed., 336 pages, hardcover
A woman is forced to question her own identity in this riveting and emotionally charged thriller by the blockbuster bestselling author of The Good Girl, Mary Kubica.
Jessie Sloane is on the path to rebuilding her life after years of caring for her ailing mother. She rents a new apartment and applies for college. But when the college informs her that her social...Learn More
Under the Crescent Moon with the XI Corps in the Civil War. Volume 2: From Gettysburg to Victory, 1863-1865
by James S. Pula
Air Date/Time August 16, 3:30 pm (Central)
1st ed., 432 pages, hardcover, Savas Beatie
The martial enthusiasm that engulfed tWith the publication of Under the Crescent Moon with the XI Corps in the Civil War: Volume. 2: From Gettysburg to Victory, 1863-1865, James S. Pula completes his magisterial work on this important Union command.
The XI Corps served in the Army...Learn More
The Slave’s Cause: A History of Abolition
by Manisha Sinha
Air Date/Time August 2, 3:00 pm (Central)
1st ed., 784 pages, hardcover, Yale University Press
A groundbreaking history of abolition that recovers the largely forgotten role of African Americans in the long march toward emancipation from the American Revolution through the Civil War.
Received historical wisdom casts abolitionists as bourgeois, mostly white reformers burdened by racial paternalism and economic conservatism. Manisha Sinha overturns this image, broadening her scope beyond the antebellum period usually associated...Learn More
by Emily Belden
Air Date/Time July 31, 3 pm (Central)
1st ed., 416 pages, paperback, Graydon House
Twentysomething Allie Simon is used to playing by the rules—until Chicago’s most sought-after, up-and-coming culinary genius, Benji Zane, walks into her world and pulls her into his. The only thing more renowned than Benji’s mouthwatering masterpieces and equally luscious good looks? His struggle with addiction and his reckless tendency to live life on the edge, no matter the havoc he wreaks along the way....Learn More
A Campaign of Giants–The Battle for Petersburg: Volume 1: From the Crossing of the James to the Crater (Civil War America)
by A. Wilson Greene
Air Date/Time July 19, 5:00 pm (Central)
1st ed., 728 pages, hardcover, University of North Carolina Press
Grinding, bloody, and ultimately decisive, the Petersburg Campaign was the Civil War’s longest and among its most complex. Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee squared off for more than nine months in their struggle for Petersburg, the key to the Confederate...Learn More
Wicked and the Wallflower
by Sarah MacLean
Air Date/Time June 21, 2 pm (Central)
1st ed., 400 pages, paperback
When a mysterious stranger finds his way into her bedchamber and offers his help in landing a duke, Lady Felicity Faircloth agrees—on one condition. She’s seen enough of the world to believe in passion, and won’t accept a marriage without it.
The Wallflower Makes a Dangerous Bargain . . .
Bastard son of a duke and king of London’s dark streets, Devil has...Learn More