Patrick T Reardon | Writer, Essayist, Poet, Chicago Historian
Blog: “PUMP DON’T WORK”
Bob Dylan, "Tangled Up in Blue"
"And every one of them words rang true and glowed like burning coal, pouring off of every page, like it was written in my soul."
Poem: “The empty cave”
Book review: “The Assassination of Fred Hampton: How the FBI and the Chicago Police Murdered a Black Panther” by Jeffrey Haas
Essay: Job 1 is voting
Book review: “The House on Mango Street” by Sandra Cisneros
Book review: “White Trash: The 400-Year Untold History of Class in America” by Nancy Isenberg
Essay: Chicago’s deadly streets in the late 19th and early 20th century
Book review: “The Children of Men” by P.D. James
Book review: “A Dirty Job” by Christopher Moore
The ten best books about Chicago: a list
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