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Hi Everyone,
A group of us in the Hyde Park Book Club have put together a list of books that people staying at home might be interested in reading. They are selections from books that the book club has read and enjoyed discussing. 

The list isn't meant to be a "Top Ten" type list or "best of" anything, just simply books about Hyde Park and/or by Hyde Parkers that can be shared during these uncertain times.

The short list is below.  For more detailed descriptions, see the attached file.

Be well and keep reading,
Michal & Carol


Non-fiction

Chicago’s Historic Hyde Park, Susan O’Connor Davis

Chicago by the Book, The Caxton Club

The Culture of Opportunity, Rebecca Janowitz

The Third Coast, Thomas Dyja

The Leopold & Loeb Files, Nina Barrett

Where Has All the Ivy Gone, Muriel Beadle

Their Day in the Sun, Ruth Howes & Caroline Herzenberg

Ghosts in the Schoolyard, Eve Ewing

High Risers, Ben Austin

Another Way Home, Ronne Hartfield

A Few Red Drops, Clair Hartfield

The Devil in the White City, Erik Larson

The Story of Jane, Laura Kaplan

Southern Exposure, Lee Bey

The Housewife Loved a Bandit, Larry Baran

 

Fiction


Native Son, Richard Wright

Maud Martha, Gwendolyn Brooks

The Lake on Fire, Rosellen Brown

Sweet Clover, Clara Louise Burnham

The Adventures of Augie March, Saul Bellow

Chasing Vermeer, Blue Balliett

Death at the Fair, Frances McNamara

Indemnity Only, Sara Paretsky

That Hyde Park Affair, Barry Kritzberg
See the full list!
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