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

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
Mariner Books , English
The Best of Printers Row, Vo... - Chicago Tribune Staff

The Best of Printers Row, Vo...Chicago Tribune Staff

Chicago Tribune’s Printers Row: Interviews, Reviews and Features 2012 is a collection of interviews with authors, reviews of the year’s best books, and fascinating features published in the Chicago Tribune’s weekly Printers Row literary sup… more

The Best of Printers Row, Volume One
Chicago Tribune Staff
Agate Digital , English
The Complete Book of Small-B... - Ellie Topp, Margaret Howard

The Complete Book of Small-B...Ellie Topp, Margaret Howard

The easiest and safest methods for making delectable preserves in small batches — all year long. “Takes the pressure off cooks who don’t have much time… but still want to savor the season’s bounty.” -Chicago Tribune (Review of the … more

The Complete Book of Small-Batch Preserving: Over 300 Recipes to Use Year-Round
Ellie Topp, Margaret Howard
Firefly Books , English
Good Eating's Holiday Cookie... - Chicago Tribune

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
Custer: The Life of General ... - Jay Monaghan

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

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 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
No Man Is an Island - Thomas Merton

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
Mariner Books , English
Love Notes: Stories of Love,... - Chicago Tribune

Love Notes: Stories of Love,...Chicago Tribune

Collected from the Chicago Tribune column of the same name, Love Notes is an intimate look at the charms and challenges of love in the modern age. Containing 50 profiles, each a personal account of a couple finding love, this uplifting coll… more

Love Notes: Stories of Love, Loss and Coming Together
Chicago Tribune
Agate Digital , English
The Cubs and the White Sox: ... - Daniel Helpingstine

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
Good Eating's Best of the Be... -

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

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
Man on Fire - A. J. Quinnell

Man on FireA. J. Quinnell

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Fierce authentic action, masterful storytelling and a touchingly moving friendship combine in this gripping novel of suspense and revenge, set in an Italy plagued by kidnapping.

Washed-up, a near alcoholic, ex-mercenary Creasy takes on the… more

Man on Fire
A. J. Quinnell
Wabi Sabi: The Japanese Art ... - Andrew Juniper

Wabi Sabi: The Japanese Art ...Andrew Juniper

Developed out of the aesthetic philosophy of cha-no-yu (the tea ceremony) in fifteenth-century Japan, wabi sabi is an aesthetic that finds beauty in things imperfect, impermanent, and incomplete. Taken from the Japanese words wabi, which t… more

Wabi Sabi: The Japanese Art of Impermanence
Andrew Juniper
Tuttle Publishing , English
Hunger: A Novella and Stories - Lan Samantha Chang

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
Dakota: A Spiritual Geograph... - Kathleen Norris

Dakota: A Spiritual Geograph...Kathleen Norris

A book of stories, a book of prayer, a book to be read meditatively and well,” DAKOTA offers a timeless tribute to a place in the American landscape that is at once desolate and sublime, harsh and forgiving, steeped in history and myth. Fr… more

Dakota: A Spiritual Geography (Dakotas)
Kathleen Norris
Mariner Books , English
The Cowboy and the Cossack (... - Clair Huffaker

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
The Slave Girl: A Novel - Buchi Emecheta

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
Good Eating's Global Dining ... - Chicago Tribune

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
Good Eating's Cocktail Recipes - Chicago Tribune Staff

Good Eating's Cocktail RecipesChicago Tribune Staff

Good Eating’s Cocktail Recipes presents original recipes and innovative twists on classic cocktails from the Chicago Tribune’s award-winning food and drink writers, as well as from highly respected local bartenders. Included are tips on set… more

Good Eating’s Cocktail Recipes
Chicago Tribune Staff
Agate Digital , English