The Chicago Public Schools denies it banned the award-winning graphic novel Persepolis from classrooms and libraries for its depiction of torture. We have the latest on the controversy.
Tom Cruise stars as the Hollywood version of author Lee Child's character, Jack Reacher. Child is here to talk about his best-selling books, the new movie and the latest installment in the Reacher series.
How the Beatles evolved with "Revolver." We talk with a local author who argues the album was the Beatles' artistic high-water mark.
He took on Al Gore in the 2000 Democratic presidential primary. Former NBA great and U.S. Senator Bill Bradley joins us to talk about the economy, the upcoming election and his new book.
A science journalist becomes the U.S. Memory Champion. We meet the author of Moonwalking with Einstein.
Why do we gossip? And why are celebrities so much fun to talk about? We chat with the author of a new book that focuses on our love to gossip.
Carrie Fisher brings her one-woman show to town, and is here to reflect on fame, Star Wars, and making The Blues Brothers in Chicago with John Belushi.
His racy Twitter posts turned into a hilarious narrative during Chicago's mayoral campaign. Now the posts of @MayorEmanuel are all in one book, which hits the shelves today. Carol Marin has an expletive-free conversation with Dan Sinker, the author behind the tweets.