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BookExpo America - Part 3: Books Not on My Radar, Publishers and Bookish Goodies

BookExpo America lasted three days for me so I figured three posts would be best. Last post about BEA 2016, I promise!

So, as you might gather BookExpo is about meeting up with bloggers ( 1,003 more words

Bookish Discussions

With everything that’s been going on, the bright spot in my week was BEA! It’s always been in NYC so when I heard it would be in Chicago this year, I knew I had to go.

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DNAinfo’s Ted Cox: Are we going to lose the Lucas Museum?!

Bill and Wendy are joined by DNAinfo Reporter and Producer, Ted Cox, to talk about the Lucas Museum. Why is the city dragging it’s feet? Does Friends of the Park have a real case? 32 more words

Bill Leff And Wendy Snyder

CPS Establishes Comprehensive Trades Program At Dunbar High School

On Monday, Mayor Rahm Emanuel, U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (IL-01), along with community leaders from the Bronzeville and Oakwood community made a major announcement to establish a comprehensive citywide construction trades program at Dunbar Career Academy High School. 669 more words


Exhibition Games

Star Wars creator’s proposed museum jeopardizes trade shows like IMTS

The home of some of the world’s most important trade shows could be facing a partial demolition that would affect future contracts, including the manufacturing industry. 665 more words

Direct And Current

I'll Be Going to BookCon this year!

So I’ve been seeing a lot of author tours recently and have gotten so pumped only to find that the authors weren’t coming to Chicago. Then a while ago I filled out a survey asking if I was going to be attending any book related conventions or meetings, and I was sad to say I had nothing planned (they had a list of places but they were all outside of IL) but that I was hoping to go to the… 259 more words


Friends Of The Parks Group Withholding Opinion On McCormick Place Site For Lucas Museum

CHICAGO (CBS) — The “Friends of the Parks” seem to be holding off on any public opinion about Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s latest proposal for a George Lucas Museum, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore. 227 more words