Adam Morgan

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Adam Morgan is a writer, editor, and adjunct professor in Chicago. He is the editor-in-chief of the Chicago Review of Books and Arcturus, as well the author of two books. He writes about books, film, and the arts in The Guardian, Electric Literature, Literary Hub, The Denver Post, Necessary Fiction, Bookpage, Chicago magazine, the Chicago Reader, and elsewhere.

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2021 Chicago Books: An Incomplete List

I didn’t have time to write these up or make them pretty, but here’s an incomplete list of 2021 books about Chicago and/or by Chicagoans. It’s based on an Edelweiss search I ran in January, so more books will be added in the coming months, particularly for the back half of the year, and some small presses don’t use Edelweiss at all (or fail to mention Chicago in the summary or contributor bio). I

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The Cliff-Dwellers by Henry Blake Fuller
"While I don't think The Cliff-Dwellers, arguably the first novel about metropolitan Chicago, is heartless, I do think it's fair to call it cold.

Henry Blake Fuller tells the story of a promising young Bostonian named George Ogden who moves "out west"" Read more of this review »
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The Cliff Dwellers by Henry Blake Fuller
"I enjoyed Henry Fuller's The Cliff-Dwellers (1893), though mostly because it satisfies many of my fascinations with the intertwining of the physical city, capitalism and social mores. Also, I am going to visit my brother in Chicago for Christmas! So " Read more of this review »
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"My essay for The Paris Review: https://www.theparisreview.org/blog/2...

The newly established publishing arm of the Chicago Review of Books identifies itself as “a small press to republish classic Chicago literature in beautiful new editions.” But of " Read more of this review »
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