Gabriel Bump shared this list of the bus routes he—and his main character Claude in Everywhere You Don’t Belong, his debut novel—took while growing up in Chicago and how those routes shaped his view of the city and his life.Jeffery Local, #15 We moved slow up Jeffery Boulevard, turned left before the lake, and madeContinue reading

Intrepid former Algonquin intern David Bradley and his trusty sidekick, Lucky the Leprechaun, hit the road this past summer for a tour of (almost all) the coolest, hippest, greatest indie bookstores in the United States. Join us for the journey… CHICAGO, Illinois — I finally made it. When I first dreamed up this road trip,Continue reading