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This is a list of books used during a past Book Talk at one of the libraries

A Taste of Chicago
Bethany Branch Library, January 13, 2006
Corey G.

The Good

Complete Poems of Carl Sandburg
by Carl Sandburg

Division Street: America
by Studs Terkel

Studs Terkel: A Life in Words
by Tony Parker

book cover One More Time
by Mike Royko

The Bad

The Untouchables
by Eliot Ness

book cover Capone: The Man and the Era
by Laurence Bergreen

Boss: Richard J. Daley of Chicago
by Mike Royko

Lords of the Last Machine
by Bill and Lori Granger

and The Ugly

book cover Depraved
by Harold Schechter

book cover Devil in the White City
by Erik Larson


A Look at Chicago

Chicago
edited by Tim Harper

Chicago: A Picture Memory
by Bill Harris

Feininger's Chicago, 1941
by Andreas Feininger

book cover AIA Guide to Chicago
by American Institute of Architects

A Few Words About Chicago

Chicago
by Studs Terkel

book cover Never a City So Real
by Alex Kotlowitz

and All That Jazz

book cover Chicago: The Musical
by John Kander and Fred Ebb


A Taste of Chicago Fiction

The Coast of Chicago
by Stuart Dybek

book cover So Big
by Edna Ferber

and some Chicago Mystery Series

(all titles are the first book of their respective series)
The Junkyard Dog
by Robert Campbell [featuring Jimmy Flannery]

True Detective
by Max Allan Collins [featuring Nathan Heller]

Her Death of Cold
by Ralph McInerny [featuring Father Dowling]

book cover Indemnity Only
by Sara Paretsky [featuring V.I. Warshawski]

Reverend Randolph and the Wages of Sin
by Charles Merrill Smith [featuring Reverend Randolph]