Posts Tagged: Nelson Algren

Notable Chicago: 1/6–1/12

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Sunday 1/8: As always, the Uptown Poetry Slam is going down at The Green Mill. Open mic starts at 7 p.m. followed by the slam itself. $7, 21+.

Monday 1/9: Kenneth Seeskin discusses Thinking about the Torah: A Philosopher Reads the Bible at the Seminary Co-op Bookstore.

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Swinging Modern Sounds #76: American Songbag

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In the broadest sense, I think of this work as being about the stuff of life: excitement, love, disappointment, pride, nature, cities, war, loneliness, work, class distinction, communication. ...more

The Rumpus Interview with Russell Banks

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Russell Banks discusses his new book, Voyager: Travel Writings, why we are never free from our history, and how writing saved his life. ...more