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You Don't Know Us...Budlong Woods Writers

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5630 N. Lincoln Ave
60659 Chicago
United States
US
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Budlong Woods Writers, You Don't Know Us...Budlong Woods Writers
Date: 
2016
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An anthology by the participants of the Friday morning writer's workshop at Chicago Public Library's Budlong Woods Branch. Each poem, essay, and story carry with it the mantra, "every person is a poet and philosopher."
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English
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9781533053169, 1533053162
Item Donor: 
Sheila A. Donovan

Malachi Ritscher

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Zine, Malachi Ritscher
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December 2014
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A profile on the life of Malachi Ritscher, a prolific audio recorder of the Chicago jazz scene from the early 1990s to 2006. The profile was written in response to an invitation by the 2014 Whitney Biennial at the Whitney Museum of American Art. In writing about Mr. Ritscher, who died in November 2006, the author wants to "share something that the public may not know exists and to see the museum lend authority and importance to a life and a creative practice that probably would not receive museum consideration..."
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Untitled collection of photos featuring unnamed woman

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This zine is a collection of quiet photos taken in the nighttime. Often featuring close-up shots and an unnamed woman in different interiors and locations around Chicago (a Pilsen storefront's awning can be spotted), the photographer unveils a hushed world in contrast to the bustling urban landscape.
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Food Boys

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Zine, Food Boys
Date: 
December 2015
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"If you ever go through a break up, and you are feeling depressed, just look through 'Food Boys,' find the description of the boy you just broke up with, and eat that food to make you feel better." In this zine, the authors ask the reader to confront their heartache headfirst, without averting its gaze. With its sixteen paradigms of boys in the guise of food (such as pizza, posole, snow cones, gummy bears), Food Boys provides the recently heartbroken a pathway to feeling better: eat your feelings.
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Burn Collector #13

Catalog Number: 
z Burn Collector
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June 2007
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13
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A personal zine about Al Burian and his travels between Chicago and Germany.
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English
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Date comes from http://archive.razorcake.org/punk-zine-reviews/burn-collector-13-5-x-6-cardstock-cover-stapled-104-pgs that shows it.
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The Miles Between Me

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Book, Nealie, Toni
Date: 
2016
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First Edition
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The Miles Between Me is a book of essays that take place in New Zealand, India, and Chicago.
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English
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9781940430782

Gang Leader for a Day

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Book, Venkatesh, Sudhir
Date: 
2008
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Gang Leader for a day is the story of Sudhir Venkatesh meeting with a gang leader named TJ and working with him for a decade to learn about the drug business in Chicago.
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English
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9780143114932
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Item Donor: 
William Lavalie

A Record in Space

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1276 N Milwaukee Ave
60622 Chicago
United States
US
Catalog Number: 
Book, 826CHI
Date: 
2016
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First
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Fiction anthology including poetry, essays and short fiction from the 826CHI Youth Advisory Board (YAB), a group of Chicago area high school students.
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English
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Deliverance: Writings on Postal Relations

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2339 N California Ave
60647 Chicago
United States
US
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Book, Fischer, Marc
Date: 
2014
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In moving from the East Humboldt Park neighborhood of Chicago to Logan Square, author Marc Fischer began going to a new post office. Much to his chagrin, the level of service at the new post office was not up to his standards. Marc expressed this displeasure in a series of Facebook posts, which have been compiled here in book form.
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English
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9781940190068
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New Voices

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