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Gary Sinise book event at Steppenwolf Feb. 18

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Gary Sinise book event at Steppenwolf Feb. 18

Gary Sinise book event at Steppenwolf Feb. 18 Due to Popular Demand Steppenwolf Hosts a Second Discussion with Co-Founders Gary Sinise and Jeff Perry About Sinise’s New Book Grateful American: A Journey from Self to Service   By popular demand, Steppenwolf Theatre Company will host a second conversation with co-founder Gary Sinise on Monday, February 18 at…

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High school senior says writing book will improve student grades

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High school senior says writing book will improve student grades

High school senior says writing book will improve student grades Aaron Hanania will sign copies of his new book at an event on Thursday, October 25, 2018, at the Oak Lawn Library from 6 pm until 8 pm, and discuss how young students can become better students through disciplined writing and storytelling. A writing project…

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Illinois Prisons ban Pulitzer Prize-Winning Book on Attica

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Illinois Prisons ban Pulitzer Prize-Winning Book on Attica

Illinois Prisons ban Pulitzer Prize-Winning Book on Attica A lawsuit filed alleges a violation of the First and Fourteenth Amendments of the US Constitution Attorneys filed a lawsuit Thursday (Sept. 13, 2018) on behalf of historian Heather Thompson, whose Pulitzer Prize-winning book “Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and Its Legacy” was…

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Briefs: Seymour Hersh’s Southwest Suburban roots

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Briefs: Seymour Hersh’s Southwest Suburban roots

Briefs: Seymour Hersh’s Southwest Suburban roots The hidden Southwest SuburbanChicagoland stories of Seymour Hersh, in Oak Lawn and Evergreen Park, and his publication of his own small community newspaper, revealed in his blockbuster new book “Reporter” By Ray Hanania Biographies of award-winning journalist #SeymourHersh leave out a very significant aspect of his career that he describes as having…

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Roger Stone releases new book, “Stone’s Rules”

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Roger Stone releases new book, “Stone’s Rules”

Roger Stone releases new book, “Stone’s Rules” At long last, America’s most notorious political operative has released his operating manual! A freedom fighter to his admirers, a dirty trickster to his detractors, the flamboyant, outrageous, articulate, and extraordinarily well-dressed Roger Stone lays out Stone’s Rules―the maxims that have governed his legendary career as a campaign operative…

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Orland Park High school junior publishes SciFi novel

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Orland Park High school junior publishes SciFi novel

Orland Park High school junior publishes SciFi novel Orland Park High school junior Aaron Hanania published his first SciFi novel this month, a tale involving a science experiment that has gone wrong. Hanania, 17, said he was inspired to write the book because of his love for writing. A straight A honor student for almost…

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Video Interview: Aaron Hanania talks about his new book

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Video Interview: Aaron Hanania talks about his new book

Video Interview: Aaron Hanania talks about his new book Videographer Steve Neuhaus interviews first-time author Aaron Hanania, 17, discusses his new book “The King’s Pawn”, why he wrote it, what it is about, and some of the key aspects of the characters in the book. Soon to be a high school senior. He urges other…

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Video: autographing copies of The King’s Pawn book

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Video: autographing copies of The King’s Pawn book

Video: autographing copies of The King’s Pawn book Aaron Hanania autographs copies of his new Science Fiction book, “The King’s Pawn,” for fans who purchased the copies online. Get your copy today and enjoy an unusual, unique Science Fiction story from a high school junior who wrote the entire 60,000 words and 194 pages only…

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Chicagoland authors autograph books at Printer’s Row Festival June 9-10

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Chicagoland authors autograph books at Printer’s Row Festival June 9-10

Chicagoland authors autograph books at Printer’s Row Festival June 9-10 Local Chicagoland authors Molly Page, Kathleen Dragan, Jessica Mlinaric, Sarah Parisi, and Ellen Shubart will be signing their books at the Printer’s Row Lit Fest. The festival is set for Saturday, June 9 and Sunday, June 10 starting at 10 am. Admission is free and…

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Victim’s Mother Releases Memoir for Gun Violence Awareness Month

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Victim’s Mother Releases Memoir for Gun Violence Awareness Month

Victim’s Mother Releases Memoir for Gun Violence Awareness Month A Better Place Finding Peace in the Face of Tragedy Last June, thousands of people across the country observed Gun Violence Awareness Monthby rallying together and wearing orange. As the epidemic of violence continues, the demand for gun safety and awareness is even higher this year. Since…

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Teenager uses iPhone 6 to write his first novel

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Teenager uses iPhone 6 to write his first novel

Teenager uses iPhone 6 to write his first novel A 16 year old teenager from Chicago’s Southwest suburbs has published his first novel, “TheKing’s Pawn.” And Aaron Hanania explains he wrote the book only using his iPhone 6. Here’s the plot: A scientist creates a revolutionary experiment, The King’s Pawn, in which the participants are…

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New book released, “100 Things to do on Route 66 before You Die”

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New book released, “100 Things to do on Route 66 before You Die”

New book released, “100 Things to do on Route 66 before You Die” Local author Jim Hinckley published a new book “100 Things to do on Route 66 Before You Die.” The book offers a variety of exciting and entertaining springtime activities for the family and road-trippers Do you live along the Mother Road and…

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