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The renowned comic book artist unmasks his methods for capturing Spider-Man, Black Panther and other Marvel superheroes in his new book “Marvelocity.”

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It’s long been believed that residential segregation was a result of personal choices. But a new book argues segregation happened by design.

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Martin Rees appears on “Chicago Tonight.”

A renowned astrophysicist explores the challenges facing Earth – and the prospect of life beyond it – in his new book “On the Future.”

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DeRay Mckesson appears on “Chicago Tonight.”

We speak with the prominent Black Lives Matter activist about his new memoir, “On the Other Side of Freedom: The Case for Hope.” 

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Today, Derek Black is a graduate student at the University of Chicago. (Courtesy of Penguin Random House)

The son of a prominent white supremacist becomes a leader in his father’s movement – and then rejects the cause. A new book tells the story.

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Local food reporter Steve Dolinksy serves up a slice from his new book, “Pizza City, USA.”

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In “The Great Delusion: Liberal Dreams and International Realities,” professor John J. Mearsheimer argues the broad-reaching foreign policy goals of the U.S. have backfired. 

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As the makeup of the Supreme Court shifts, a timely new book examines how the court has influenced America’s public schools.

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A new book tells the story of how a showman saved thousands of premature babies in the early 20th century.

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In honor of her late son, Elizabeth Gerlach wrote a children’s book featuring a protagonist who uses a wheelchair. “I would like to be able to reduce the stigma of kids with disabilities,” she said.

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Ronald Kitchen met former Chicago Police Commander Jon Burge in 1988. He would go on to spend two decades in prison – including a dozen years on death row – before his exoneration in 2009.

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Meet the author and illustrator behind the new “Rad Girls Can” book about young women who are “bold, brave and brilliant.”

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Nathan Leopold and Richard Loeb with Judge John Caverly. (Courtesy of Chicago History Museum)

Some have called the Leopold and Loeb case “the murder that wouldn’t die.” A new book fans the flames of our obsession with this baffling and sensational crime. A conversation with author Nina Barrett.

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How a state that hadn’t voted for a Republican presidential candidate in more than 30 years helped elect Donald Trump. Author Dan Kaufman discusses his new book “The Fall of Wisconsin.”

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Jamie Bernstein (Credit: Steve J. Sherman)

Jamie Bernstein on her new book and Ravinia performance remembering her famous father, Leonard Bernstein.

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Renowned paleontologist and University of Chicago graduate Steve Brusatte tells us about his new book, “The Rise and Fall of the Dinosaurs: A New History of a Lost World.”

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