Illinois Titles

Karen Abbott – Sin in the Second City: Madams, Ministers, Playboys and the Battle for America’s Soul

Jane Addams - Twenty Years at Hull-House

William Aldrich – Annuals of Illinois

Simon Baatz – For the Thrill of It: Leopold, Loeb and the Murder that Shocked Chicago

Ira Berkow – Maxwell Street: Survival in a Bazaar

Raymond Bial – The Carnegie Library in Illinois

David Buisseret – Historic Illinois From the Air

Jane Byrne – My Chicago

George Castle – The I-55 Series: Cubs vs. Cardinals

Willard Clay – Wild & Scenic Illinois

Louise Cleland – Wife on the Farm: A Collection

Hillary Rodham Clinton – Living History

Adam Cohen – American Pharaoh: Mayor Richard J. Daley: His Battle for Chicago and the Nation

Confluence: a Living Literary Legacy of the Rock River Valley

Robert Cromie – The Great Chicago Fire

William Cronon – Nature’s Metropolis: Chicago and the Great West

Edwin Darby – The Fortune Builders

Don Davenport – In Lincoln’s Foosteps

James Edward Davis – Frontier Illinois

Kevin Davis – Defending the Damned: Inside the Chicago Cook County Defender’s Office

Rick Davis – They Call Heroes Mister: The Jesse White Story

Sheryl DeVore – Birds of Illinois

Mike Ditka – Ditka: An Autobiography

D.D. Dunn – Binder twine ‘n Bandaids: Homegrown Humor from the Heartland

John Dunphy – Lewis and Clark’s Illinois Volunteers

Allan Eckert – Twilight of Empire: A Narrative

E. Duane Elbert – History from the Heart: Quilt Paths Across Illinois

Steve Fiffer - Tyrannosaurus Sue: The Extraordinary Saga of the Largest, Most Fought Over T. Rex Ever Found

Richard Franke – Cut From Whole Cloth: An Immigrant Experience

Jane Friedman – America’s First Woman Lawyer: The Biography of Myra Bradwell

Elmer Gertz – Quest for a Constitution: a Man Who Wouldn’t Quit: A Political Biography of Samuel Witmer of Illinois

Barry Gifford – The Neighborhood of Baseball: A Personal History of the Chicago Cubs

Doris Kearns Goodwin – Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln

Julia Grant – The Personal Memoirs of Julia Dent Grant (Mrs. Ulysses S. Grant)

Robert E. Hartley – Big Jim Thompson of Illinois

Michael Harvey – The Chicago Way

Lyndee Jobe Henderson – More Than Petticoats: Remarkable Illinois Women

Pam Henderson - You Know You're in Illinois when… : 101 quintessential places, people, events, customs, lingo, and eats of the Prairie State

Victor Hicken – Illinois in the Civil War

Hugh Holton – Windy City

Jerome Holtzman – No Cheering in the Press Box

J.N. Hook – Illinois Authors and a Literary Map of Illinois

Nancy Horan – Loving Frank

Robert P. Howard – Mostly Good and Competent Men: Illinois Governors 1818-1988

An Illinois Christmas Anthology

Illinois Women: 75 Years of the Right to Vote

John Kachuba – Ghosthunting Illinois

Larry Kanfer – Prairiescapes: Photographs

Jan Knutson – For the Love of Ida: A History of Ida Public Library (1883-1993)

Andrew Koval – Illinois Depots

Erik Larson – The Devil in the White City

Lewis Lehrman – Lincoln at Peoria: The Turning Point: Getting Right with the Declaration of Indepedence

Abraham Lincoln – The Life and Writing of Abraham Lincoln

Richard Lindberg – Who’s On 3rd?: The Chicago White Sox Story

Beth Herbert Luhman – The Art and Times of Professor William Stanley and the Families he Touched

Betty Madden – Art, Crafts and Architecture in Early Illinois

John Martlow Martin – Adlai Stevenson of Illinois: The Life of Adlai E. Stevenson

Benton McAdams – Rebels at Rock Island: the Story of a Civil War Prison

Carrie A. Meyer – Days on the Family Farm: From the Golden Age through the Great Depression

Clarence Mitchell – River Hill Soliloquy: The Story of an Illinois Farm

Dan Monroe – At Home with Illinois Governors: A Social History of the Illinois Executive Mansion, 1855-2003

David Murray – Charles Percy of Illinois

Carrie Muskat – Banks to Sandberg to Grace: Five Decades of Love and Frustration With the Chicago Cubs

Richard Peck – A Long Way From Chicago

Taylor Pensoneau – Powerhouse: Arrington From Illinois

Ron Powers – Far From Home: Life and Loss in Two American Towns

Ronald Reagan – The Reagan Diaries

Kimberla Lawson Roby – Behind Closed Doors

Mike Royko – The Boss: Richard J. Daley of Chicago

Bruce Rubenstein – Chicago in the World Series, 1903-2005: the Cubs and the White Sox in Championship Play

Edward J. Russo – Illinois State Fair: A 150 Year History

Carl Sandburg – Abraham Lincoln, the War Years

Barbara Sapinsley – The Private War of Mrs. Packard

June Sawyers – Chicago Portraits: Biographies of 250 Famous Chicagoans

Christopher Schuberth – A View of the Past: An Introduction to Illinois Geology

Robert Shaw – Illinois: Seasons of Light

John Skipper – Take Me Out to the Cubs Game: 35 Former Ballplayers Speak of Losing at Wrigley

Paul Simon – Let’s Put America Back To Work

Scott Simon – Windy City: A Novel of Politics

Troy Taylor – Haunted Illinois: Ghosts and Strange Phenomena of the Prairie State

Tell Me A Story: Memories of Early Life Around the Coal Fields of Illinois

Karen Tintori – Trapped: the 1909 Cherry Mine Disaster

Glennette Tilley Turner – The Underground Railroad in Illinois

Scott Turow – Ultimate Punishment: A Lawyer’s Reflections on Dealing with the Death Penalty

Clyde Walton – An Illinois Reader

Adade Mitchell Wheeler – The Roads They Made: Women in Illinois History

John H. White – This Man Bernardin

 

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