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Good Eating's Holiday Cookie...Chicago Tribune

For over a decade, the Chicago Tribune has run its annual Holiday Cookie Contest, asking readers to submit recipes that are both unique and meaningful to them. Each recipe is accompanied by a brief description or story explaining why the co… more

Good Eating’s Holiday Cookies: Delicious Family Recipes for Cookies, Bars, Brownies and More
Chicago Tribune
Agate Digital , English

No Man Is an IslandThomas Merton

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A recapitulation of his earlier work Seeds of Contemplation, this collection of sixteen essays plumbs aspects of human spirituality. Merton addresses those in search of enduring values, fulfillment, and salvation in prose that is, as always… more

No Man Is an Island
Thomas Merton
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt , English

Custer: The Life of General ...Jay Monaghan

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The best book yet written about Custer and the full significance of his career… . Deserves a medal of honor for extraordinary service in the great cause of making history live.”—Chicago Tribune

Custer: The Life of General George Armstrong Custer
Jay Monaghan
Bison Books , English

Letters to a Young Doctor (H...Richard Selzer

Highly candid, insightful, and unexpectedly humorous essays on both the brutality and the beauty of the profession in which saving and losing lives is all in a day’s work. A timeless collection by the “best of the writing surgeons” (Chicago… more

Letters to a Young Doctor (Harvest Book)
Richard Selzer
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt , English

Life Skills: How To Do Almos...Chicago Tribune Staff

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How do you give a good wedding toast? How do you fix a clogged drain? How do you bowl without hurting anyone? Questions like these—some highly practical, others wildly funny—make up this engaging do-it-yourself guide. Collected from the pop… more

Life Skills: How To Do Almost Anything
Chicago Tribune Staff
Agate Digital , English

Good Eating's Seasonal Salad...Chicago Tribune Staff

Good Eating’s Seasonal Salads is a collection of 90 delicious recipes from the Chicago Tribune’s Good Eating section that are perfect as exciting side dishes or full, healthy meals. Making use of fresh in-season ingredients, this eclectic a… more

Good Eating’s Seasonal Salads: Fresh and Creative Recipes for Spring, Summer, Winter and Fall
Chicago Tribune Staff
Agate Digital , English

The Cubs and the White Sox: ...Daniel Helpingstine

Beginning with the premise that there is no other rivalry in team sports like that between the Cubs and the White Sox this work traces the history of the antagonism (and, at times, open hostility) between the fans of the two clubs. Of speci… more

The Cubs and the White Sox: A Baseball Rivalry, 1900 to the Present
Daniel Helpingstine
McFarland , English

The Guy'd Book ... why we le...norm Cowie

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A training manual for women so they can understand what makes guys guys. Why we leave the toilet seat up, why we will do anything on a dare … essentially, what makes us tick. Fun stuff previously published in the Chicago Tribune, Cynic Ma… more

The Guy’d Book … why we leave the seat up… and other stuff
norm Cowie

Good Eating's Best of the Be...

In this, it’s first new cookbook in more than a decade, the Chicago Tribune offers 50 of the very best recipes from the pages of the paper’s weekly Good Eating section. The Tribune remains one of the few newspapers in this country with its … more

Good Eating’s Best of the Best: Great Recipes of the Past Decade from the Chicago Tribune Test Kitchen
Agate Surrey , English

Wabi Sabi: The Japanese Art ...Andrew Juniper

Wabi sabi, the quintessential Japanese design aesthetic, is quickly gaining popularity around the world, as evidenced by recent articles in Time, The Chicago Tribune and Kyoto Journal. Taken from the Japanese words wabi, which translates to… more

Wabi Sabi: The Japanese Art of Impermanence
Andrew Juniper
Tuttle Publishing , English

Good Eating's Global Dining ...Chicago Tribune

Compiled directly from the Chicago Tribune’s restaurant reviews, Good Eating’s Global Dining in Chicago is an expansive and diverse collection of the best international cuisine throughout the city and suburbs. The featured restaurants featu… more

Good Eating’s Global Dining in Chicago: Where to find the city’s best international, ethnic, and exotic restaurants
Chicago Tribune
Agate Digital , English

The Slave Girl: A NovelBuchi Emecheta

Her graphically detailed pictures of tribal life make the novel memorable.”—Chicago TribuneThe Slave Girl follows the fortunes of Ogbanje Ojebeta, a Nigerian woman who is sold into slavery in her own land after disease and tragedy leave he… more

The Slave Girl: A Novel
Buchi Emecheta
George Braziller Inc. , English

The Bitch PosseMartha O'Connor

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These are the confessions of the Bitch Posse. Cherry, Rennie, and Amy were outcasts, rebels, and dreamers. And their friendship was so all-encompassing that some would call it dangerous. This is the story of three women-as seniors in high s… more

The Bitch Posse
Martha O’Connor
St. Martin’s Press , English

Walking with the Great ApesSy Montgomery

Here is the story of three gifted women trained by the famed Louis Leakey. This book, “a sensitive and revealing contribution to the legend of a unique sisterhood” (Chicago Tribune), tells of three women who each gave her mature life to the… more

Walking with the Great Apes
Sy Montgomery
Chelsea Green Publishing , English

Good Eating's Thanksgiving R...

This book comprises the best Thanksgiving recipes as collected by the Chicago Tribune and weaves them into a quick, easy guide to help readers whip up successful holiday dinners. Complete with both traditional and innovative recipes, as wel… more

Good Eating’s Thanksgiving Recipes: Traditional and Unique Holiday Recipes for Desserts, Sides, Turkey and More
Agate Digital , English

Appetites: On the Search for...Geneen Roth

Roth tells of her own experiences with a non-blink frankness cushioned by the gracefulness of her prose.—Chicago Tribune. “Just the right mix of confession, sass, and style.”—Publishers Weekly.

Appetites: On the Search for True Nourishment
Geneen Roth
Plume , English

The Cowboy and the Cossack (...Clair Huffaker

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Fifteen Montana cowboys sail into Vladivostok with a herd of five hundred longhorns, ready to cross a thousand miles of Siberian wilderness. When a band of Cossacks, Russia’s elite horsemen and warriors, shows up to escort these rough and … more

The Cowboy and the Cossack (Nancy Pearl’s Book Lust Rediscoveries)
Clair Huffaker
AmazonEncore , English

Shadow RiderKathrynn Dennis

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Two Fates Sybilla Corbuc has an uncommon understanding of the horses she cares for, but there are men who distrust such wisdom in a woman. Forced to become a nobleman’s servant to avoid prison, Sybilla finds herself bound by chains that are… more

Shadow Rider
Kathrynn Dennis
Zebra Books , English

Hunger: A Novella and StoriesLan Samantha Chang

“Spare and haunting tales that ask ordinary questions about that extraordinary emotion: love.”—Chicago TribuneThe novella and five stories that make up this collection reveal the lives of immigrant families haunted by lost loves: a ghost se… more

Hunger: A Novella and Stories
Lan Samantha Chang
W. W. Norton & Company , English

The Road to San GiovanniItalo Calvino

A major testament by an essential 20th century writer composed of five strikingly elegant “memory exercises” about his life and work—now available in paperback. With visionary passion, the author traces pieces of his childhood and adolesce… more

The Road to San Giovanni
Italo Calvino
Vintage , English