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News Fri Feb 01 2008

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

Alex Kotlowitz debates Gang Leader for a Day by Sudhir Venkatesh over at Slate, asking: "What do we, as writers, owe our subjects?"

• The Sun-Times books blog looks at My Mistress's Sparrow is Dead, the collection of love stories edited by upcoming book club author Jeffrey Eugenides.

• The 10th Annual Love is Murder Conference, dedicated to writers, publishers and readers of mystery and crime fiction, is going on this weekend at the Rosemont Wyndham O'Hare in Rosemont. Visit the website for all the details.

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