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Recent Stories

Your occasional round-up of recent Chicago-related lit news from around the web:

• The Chicago Tribune looks at A Father's Law, the recently published, unfinished novel by Richard Wright.

The Guardian talks to Studs Terkel about his life and his memoir Touch and Go. When Gary Younge arrives at Terkel's home in Chicago, Terkel asks the British journalist, "Why was [Tony Blair] such a house boy for Bush?"

• Carol Anshaw, herself a local author, reviews Adam Langer's new novel Ellington Boulevard: A Novel in A-Flat for the L.A. Times.

• Publisher's Weekly alerts us to a new book by Richard Roeper titled Debunked! Conspiracy Theories, Urban Legends, and Evil Plots of the 21st Century. Oh, please let it be true. It is scheduled to be published by Chicago Review Press in June.

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