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Feature Wed Sep 22 2010

What We're Reading: The Spy Who Came in From the Cold

What We're Reading is a weekly column that asks Chicagoans about the books they're currently enjoying (or not).

Seth

24
Graduate student
Lives in Rogers Park

lecarre.jpgWhat are you reading?
The Spy Who Came in From the Cold, by John le Carré.

What's it about (in 20 words or less)?
Cold-war spy intrigue and mayhem.

What drew you to this book?
A bunch of friends had recommended it, and finally someone gave it to me as a present.

What kind of person would you recommend it to?
Anyone interested in badass spy stuff, cold-war history, or Berlin.

Who's your favorite author right now?
Herman Melville or J. M. Coetzee maybe, but that's a hard one.

What's your favorite place to read in Chicago or its environs?
Loyola Beach in the summertime.

What's your favorite place to buy books?
Seminary Co-op.

 
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