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On the Web Thu Oct 22 2009

57th Street Top Five

Granta continues their coverage of all things Chicago by asking 57th Street Books about their top five Chicago reads. Some famous names are on that list and two of the reads have been past Book Club selections.

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Jeff / October 22, 2009 1:22 PM

57th Street Books also has a whole bookcase of staff picks at their store and some are reproduced on the Seminary Co-op's webzine at

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