• Interview With David M. Hamlin, Author Of Winter In Chicago

    Interview With David M. Hamlin, Author Of Winter In Chicago0

    David M. Hamlin talks with Book Glow about the inspiration behind his novel, Winter in Chicago. BG: Can you describe Winter In Chicago in one phrase? DMH:  Sure: Drugs, death and rock and roll on the AM dial in Chicago. BG: Winter In Chicago takes place in 1975. Why? DMH: It’s a moment when two

  • Book Review: Winter In Chicago

    Book Review: Winter In Chicago0

    You’re there, in your high-collared, ankle-skimming wool coat, striding on Michigan Avenue or Wacker Drive, on the kind of morning where the notion of a high temperature even flirting with double-digit-dom is a fantasy… and you’ve got to solve a sticky-wicket of a mystery. A mystery that may have less give than the hard sheet

  • Remember For Me Resonates With Readers

    Remember For Me Resonates With Readers0

    Diana Tarant Schmidt speaks with Chicagoland book clubs about her new novel Remember For Me. Confronting Alzheimer’s Disease, a main theme in the book, resonates with readers. Click here to order your copy of Remember For Me.

  • 7 She Sleuths:  Ladies Of Mystery

    7 She Sleuths: Ladies Of Mystery0

    1. Nancy Drew, the teen-aged grandmother of American lady detectives, authors unknown/anonymous 2. Sunny Randall, Robert B. Parker’s crafty detective, created for a TV show which never materialized but the character lived on 3. Barbara Havers, the challenging assistant detective and foil in the Inspector Thomas Lynley mysteries by Elizabeth George 4. Kay Scarpetta, Patricia

  • Toddlin’ Town:  A Spectrum Of Chicago Books

    Toddlin’ Town: A Spectrum Of Chicago Books0

    1. Sister Carrie by Theodore Dreiser “Regarded by many critics as the greatest novel on urban life ever composed, Sister Carrie tells the story of Caroline Meeber, an 18-year-old from rural Wisconsin whose new life in Chicago takes her on an astonishing journey from the despairing depths of industrial labor to the staggering heists of

  • Interview with Bill “Windy City Slim” McCulloch

    Interview with Bill “Windy City Slim” McCulloch2

    Chicago Blues legend Windy City Slim turns to writing. The result, A Dandy Little Game, is a ‘dandy little novel’! We’re talking today with author Bill McCulloch, who has had careers as a journalist, a freelance writer, and a musician. In 2003 he co-authored a non-fiction book about blues legend Robert Johnson. And now, at