Ode to Chicago – Love and Shame and Love

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“Though Peter Orner is quite purposeful and precise in his nonlinear approach to storytelling, reading his latest novel Love and Shame and Love can evoke the sensation of unpacking a box full of memories.”

Chicago Tribune reviews this month’s Rumpus Book Club Selection Love and Shame and Love, describing Orner’s latest work as “an ode to the history of Chicago, but to Chicago literature itself.”


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