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."
Book review: “Move On Up: Chicago Soul Music and Black Cultural Power” by Aaron Cohen
Book review: “City of Lake and Prairie: Chicago’s Environmental History,” edited by Kathleen A. Brosnan, Ann Durkin Keating and William C. Barnett
Book review: “Gertrude of Stony Island Avenue” by James Purdy
Book review: “City Indian: Native American Activism in Chicago, 1893-1934” by Rosalyn R. LaPier and David R. M. Beck
Book review: “The Coast of Chicago” by Stuart Dybek
Book review: “Cop Hater” by Ed McBain
Book review: “Chicago Protests: A Joyful Revolution” by Vashon Jordan Jr.
Q&A: Covid and the Blaze — Carl Smith and the Great Chicago Fire, Part 2
Q&A: Letting Events Talk — Carl Smith and the Great Chicago Fire, Part 1
Book review: “Chicago’s Great Fire: The Destruction and Resurrection of an Iconic American City” by Carl Smith
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