Chicago Reads

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Tom Wolfe’s The Right Stuff is Chicago Public Library’s One Book, One Chicago pick for fall, 2008.  CPL has made some  interesting community read choices; fiction  selections have included a mix of classics (Pride and PrejudiceTo Kill a Mockingbird) and some titles that haven’t been discussed to death, like The Ox-Bow Incident and The Long Goodbye.  They’ve thrown in a few plays as well, but The Right Stuff seems to be their first nonfiction work. 

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Mary Ellen Quinn is the author of the Historical Dictionary of Librarianship (2014), the former editor of Reference Books Bulletin and a long-time contributing writer to Booklist.

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