Local poet and professor Gale Renee Walden has released her second book of poetry in twenty years, and Rebecca wants to argue semantics about how to praise it.
Check out the super heroes roaming the streets of Downtown Champaign last weekend.
Sarah reviews University of Illinois: Engine of Innovation, a collection of essays highlighting the University of Illinois’ history of ingenuity and inventiveness.
Rebecca finally weighs in on the book of the quarter: local authors’ Damian Duffy and John Jennings adaptation of Octavia E. Butler’s Kindred.
Sarah reviews Depression’s Child: Poems by Junetta Gillespie, a posthumous collection of poetry reflecting on life’s quiet moments.
Vern Fein, published author and horse racing enthusiast, takes a look at a great tale of a thoroughbred champion.
Mike Rogalla sits on the nominations committee for one of the biggest literary awards for children’s books: The Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Medal.
Speculative dino-fiction comes to C-U by way of a self-published paleontologist author.
Rebecca goes in intentionally ignorant to meet Repetition by James Tadd Adcox, which ends up being somewhat familiar and farcical at the same time.
The Anomaly Problem is a science-fiction action story that follows multiple characters in a not-too-distant- future. Jordan reviews local author Roy Claflin's debut novel.
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