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Nelson Algren

60-Something: Reflections on the benefits of friends and friendships

60-Something: Reflections on the benefits of friends and friendships

My best friend Sue died of a brain tumor in her early fifties. Her oldest son, Joe, was killed in a car accident when he was 15. I don't think she ever got over it. Valjean McLenighan worked with me at Follett Publishing. She died of cancer, after she got to swim with dolphins, also in her l…

January 06, 2014 5:46 pm
"City on the Make" Chicago Writer Nelson Algren

"City on the Make" Chicago Writer Nelson Algren

Writer Nelson Algren and his 1951 published essay "City on the Make" offer over his view of Chicago.

October 19, 2012 12:00 am
'City' stage: Classic stories of Chicago writer Nelson Algren brought to life again

'City' stage: Classic stories of Chicago writer Nelson Algren brought to life again

Denise DeClue is both excited and moved by news that some performances are already sold out for this month's relaunch of her partnership play with Columbia College Theatre Department's staging of "City on the Make."

October 19, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Adventures in Everyday Living, Shorelines Thursday, September 6th

Adventures in Everyday Living, Shorelines Thursday, September 6th

Les Miserables returns to Chicago in November;Denise DeClue's "City on the Make," adapted from the works of Nelson Algren will be revived next month and Donna Blue Lachman stars as Rosa Luxemburg at Acorn.---Pat Colander, Associate Publisher and Editor, Shore magazine.

September 05, 2012 8:15 am
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