EXCERPT: “Here” by Kristen Radtke

To celebrate International Women’s Day we’re posting the graphic essay “Here” by Kristen Radtke, which comes from the recently published collection Waveform: Twenty-First-Century Essays by Women edited by Marcia Aldrich.  

Excerpt: THE NASHVILLE SOUND by Paul Hemphill

This month the Richard B. Russell Jr. Special Collections Library’s book club is reading Paul Hemphill’s The Nashville Sound: Bright Lights and Country Music. (A book the Chicago Sun-Times called “the best book ever written about country music.”) The book club meets Tuesday, May 26 at 5:30 pm, so today we’re running an excerpt from the…