Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Book of the Month

I love books. They're fun, educational, and they are excellent to use as bases in a game of sandlot baseball.

Until I read Douglas Perry's "The Girls of Murder City," I had no idea that "Chicago" was based on actual events. Perry's splendid book recounts those incidents and paints a sordid, intoxicating look at 1920s Chicago.

My review of the book for "BookPage" sums up my feelings perfectly. You can read it here.

Read in peace.

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