Jul 1, 2021
Aug 5, 2022
Nov 6, 2022
Sept 8 2023
Mellencamp: American Troubadour
David's excellent biography of John Mellencamp is not your average rock star bio! Expect to hear insightful commentary on how Mellencamp deals with life and death issues and transforms them into song. The new paperback version of Mellencamp: American Troubadour, retailing for $27.95 on Amazon, will be available for purchase for $20, and the author will be happy to autograph your copy.
What You Don't Know About Nelson Algren
Bill Savage is the co-editor of the 50th anniversary critical edition of Algren’s The Man with the Golden Arm, and provided annotations for the 60th anniversary edition of Chicago: City on the Make. Savage teaches Chicago literature, history, and culture at Northwestern University and the Newberry Library of Chicago.
Meet Richard Bales,
scholar on Algren's
"Lost" works. Bales is
the author of newly
published The Short
Writings of Nelson Algren:
A Study of His
Stories, Essays, Articles, Reviews, Poems
and Other Literature.
70 + signed original manuscripts of Algren’s magazine articles stored in a plastic bin since his move from Chicago to the east coast. Nearly 50 years.
Hear how the Nelson Algren Museum of Miller Beach acquired these treasures.
Richard Bales and Sue Rutsen will speak.