This week's paperback nonfiction bestsellers at The Book Table.
“Chicago is a tale of two cities,” headlines declare. This narrative has been gaining steam alongside reports of growing economic divisions and diverging outlooks on the future of the city. Yet to keen observers of the Second City, this is nothing new.$15.95ISBN: 9780393357424Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)Published: W. W. Norton & Company - October 1st, 2019
Widely hailed for its "sweeping, sobering account of the American past" (New York Times Book Review), Jill Lepore's one-volume history of America places truth itself--a devotion to facts, proof, and evidence--at the center of the nation's history.$15.99ISBN: 9781948742498Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)Published: Belt Publishing - September 10th, 2019
Chicago is famously a city of neighborhoods. Seventy-seven of them, formally; more than 200 in subjective, ever-changing fact. But what does that actually mean?$15.92ISBN: 9783740801564Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)Published: Emons Publishers - April 16th, 2018
-The ultimate insider's guide to Chicago, fully illustrated with 111 full-page color photographs -Features interesting and unusual places not found in traditional travel guides -Part of the international 111 Places/111 Shops series with over 170 titles and 1 million copies in print worldwide -Appeals to both the local market (9,5 million people call Chicago home) and the tourist market (over 60 mi$14.40ISBN: 9780399588198Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)Published: Spiegel & Grau - February 12th, 2019
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The compelling, inspiring, and comically sublime story of one man’s coming-of-age, set during the twilight of apartheid and the tumultuous days of freedom that followed