For the Instagram guru!

VINTAGE CHICAGO
Chicago Tribune

A charming collection of unexpected photographs from the Chicago Tribune’s vast archive, curated from the popular @vintagetribune Instagram account. And yes, there are cats.


For the activist!

VOTE HER IN
Rebecca Sive

An inspirational, practical guide to why we need to elect the first Madam President in 2020 that includes action items all of us can take to help make it happen—written by a local. 




For the true crime expert!

THE LEOPOLD AND LOEB FILES
Nina Barrett

A stunning history of Chicago’s 1924 Leopold and Loeb murder case, told chiefly through a rare collection of primary source material, including court transcripts, psychological reports, evidence photographs, and more.


For the artist!

THE CHICAGO COLORING BOOK
Chris Arnold

Hours of coloring fun in more than 50 pen-and- ink illustrations, featuring modern architectural treasures, local icons, and Chicago food and fauna.


For the coffee fiend!

CRAFT COFFEE: A MANUAL
Jessica Easto

An accessible guide to handbrewing coffee at home that explores multiple pour-over, immersion,

and cold-brew techniques on 10 different devices—written by a local.


For the history buff!

CHICAGO FLASHBACK
Chicago Tribune

A history of Chicago told through the stories, headlines, and photographs of its hometown newspaper.


For the Royko fan!

THE BEST OF ROYKO
Mike Royko

A collection of legendary columnist Mike Royko’s best work from his years at the Chicago Tribune, edited by his son David Royko.


For the sports fan!

Decade-by-decade team histories from the Chicago Tribune comprising essays, original reporting, archival photographs, and memorabilia from Chicago’s most beloved franchises.