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A new book combs through the local archives to document the life of an American literary lion, Ernest Hemingway.

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(Photo credit, from left: U3096855 / Creative Commons; Pixabay)

Anger is everywhere. A new book looks at anger from ancient times to current politics. A conversation with the author of "Anger and Forgiveness."

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P.J. O’Rourke (James Kegley)

Since the 1970s, humorist P.J. O’Rourke has been writing about politics, covering wars and satirizing American life. His new book, “Thrown Under the Omnibus,” collects a variety of works from his prolific career. O'Rourke joins us to discuss his new book.

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A rendering for the American Writers Museum (Courtesy of the American Writers Museum)

Despite being $5 million short on funding, the president of a museum planned to honor American writers seemed confident Tuesday that the museum would reach its goal of a 2017 opening in Chicago.

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'Cook County ICU' by Dr. Cory Franklin

Dr. Cory Franklin spent 25 years leading Cook County Hospital's intensive care unit – more than enough for a lifetime of stories. The ICU's former chief joins Chicago Tonight to discuss his new book, Cook County ICU, his most memorable patients, and what they taught him.