Following on his critically acclaimed 2012 documentary Phunny Business, Raymond Lambert delivers an uproarious and insightful memoir on the heralded Chicago comedy club, All Jokes Aside, which helped launch the careers of Jamie Foxx, Mo'Nique, Chris Rock, Steve Harvey, Dave Chappelle, and many more of today's household names in entertainment.
An extensive collection of great dishes for the health-conscious home cook looking for more low-carb options. Enlarged and beautifully repackaged, this new edition features a sleek, updated cover design and a broader, more useful format that sits flat when open for maximum convenience.
The Job Search Navigator is a comprehensive guide to finding a new job in today's evolving career marketplace. Author Matt Durfee writes from the perspective of someone who has both recruited for some of America's biggest companies and navigated his way through nine of his own job losses.
A collection of rare, archival photographs of the 1933-34 Chicago world's fair, as taken from the Chicago Tribune.
Celebrates the 35th anniversary of Eli's Cheesecake, the iconic dessert from Eli Schulman's landmark Chicago restaurant—Eli's The Place for Steak. With 50 recipes and entertaining anecdotes of celebrity favorites and historical events marked by Eli's signature dish, this is the go-to guide for cheesecake.
Billy Strayhorn, a beloved composer and major force in the shaping of the American jazz canon, is chronicled in this stunning coffee table book. Through a collection of essays from musicians, historians, and relatives, and many rare photographs and original sheet-music, Strayhorn captures the life of an American legend.
140 original recipes for sharing with friends and family, including themed menus for holidays and special occasions. Brownson, a longtime Chicago Tribune columnist, food editor, and test kitchen director, co-authored the James Beard award-winning Mexico: One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless, and culinary director of Frontera Foods and Frontera Media Productions.
Former indie-rock musician (Blake Babies, Mysteries of Life) and writer Freda Love Smith delivers a heartfelt book on the cross-section of food and music, as well as her yearlong journey teaching her son to cook.
Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist Leonard Pitts, Jr. delivers a powerful, emotionally resonant contemporary story that follows two veteran journalists whose personal stories extend from Martin Luther King's final days in Memphis to the 2008 presidential election.
Ina Pinkney is a Chicago culinary icon and the beloved restaurateur known affectionately as the “Breakfast Queen.” Ina's Kitchen is part cookbook, part memoir, and features her favorite recipes that fans came to love over the years, along with with heartwarming stories from her own life.
Beautiful debut cookbook from Jocelyn Delk Adams, nationally adored food blogger and a fresh new voice in home baking. Grandbaby Cakes offers 50 vintage cakes with modern twists, tracing the roots of her family's recipes with charming anecdotes and delicious results. A book perfect for passing from generation to generation.
An enthralling and candid memoir by award-winning journalist Jeannie Morris about Carol Moseley Braun's groundbreaking and tumultuous, yet ultimately victorious, 1992 US Senate campaign. Credited by Barack Obama as an important predecessor for his own campaigns, Moseley Braun is still the only African-American woman ever elected to the US Senate.
A beautiful and detail-rich hardbound collection of Chicago Bears history, containing essays, box scores, reproduced articles, archival photographs, and various memorabilia for one of the NFL's most storied franchises.
The first paperback edition of Chef Laura Frankel's slow-cooker recipe book, beautifully repackaged and updated with a fresh, modern look. More than 120 convenient and flavorful recipes for kosher cooking, including seasonal ingredients for appetizers, soups, entrees, sides, and desserts.
The lives of a reformed hit man, a crusading doctor, a genteel mobster, and a headstrong college student arrive at a fateful intersection in a sweltering Midwestern city amidst the turbulent social change of 1970.