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This event is presented by Addison Public Library District, Arlington Heights Memorial Library, Aurora Public Library District, Cook Memorial Public Library District, Gail Borden Public Library District, Glenview Public Library, Highland Park Public Library, Lake Villa Public Library, Oak Park Public Library, Skokie Public Library, Schaumburg Township District Library, and Wilmette Public Library.
The Book Stall has created this one stop page where you are able to purchase books by the program's speakers. You can opt to have your books shipped to you, or you can pick them up at no extra cost from the store. If you are located in Evanston, Wilmette, Kenilworth, Winnetka, Northfield, Glenview, or Highland Park, you can also opt to have your books delivered to your home. All these options are available upon check-out. Thanks so much for supporting an independent bookstore!
About the Speakers: Dr. Eve L. Ewing is a sociologist of education whose research focuses on racism, social inequality, and urban policy, and the impact of these forces on American public schools and the lives of young people. She is the author of Ghosts in the Schoolyard, 1919, and Electric Arches, and her work has appeared in the New York Times, New Yorker, Atlantic, Washington Post, and many other venues. She was born in Chicago, where she still lives.
Natalie Moore covers segregation and inequality for Chicago’s WBEZ. Her enterprise reporting has tackled race, housing, economic development, food injustice and violence. Moore’s work has been broadcast on the BBC, Marketplace and NPR’s Morning Edition, All Things Considered and Weekend Edition. She is the author of The South Side: A Portrait of Chicago and American Segregation, winner of the 2016 Chicago Review of Books award for nonfiction and a Buzzfeed best nonfiction book of 2016. She is also co-author of The Almighty Black P Stone Nation: The Rise, Fall and Resurgence of an American Gang and Deconstructing Tyrone: A New Look at Black Masculinity in the Hip-Hop Generation.
“Failing schools. Underprivileged schools. Just plain bad schools.”
That’s how Eve L. Ewing opens Ghosts in the Schoolyard: describing Chicago Public Schools from the outside.
NPR Best Books of 2019
Chicago Tribune Best Books of 2019
Chicago Review of Books Best Poetry Book of 2019
O Magazine Best Books by Women of Summer 2019
The Millions Must-Read Poetry of June 2019
LitHub Most Anticipated Reads of Summer 2019
Electric Arches is an imaginative exploration of Black girlhood and womanhood through poetry, visual art, and narrative prose.
**One of Buzzfeed's 18 Best Nonfiction Books Of 2016**
A lyrical, intelligent, authentic, and necessary look at the intersection of race and class in Chicago, a Great American City