Lists and Suggestions

List: Fiction Set in Chicago

Dybek, Stuart,

"The stolid landscape of Chicago suddenly turns dreamlike and otherworldly in Stuart Dybek'...

Neill, Chloe.

When Merit, a twenty-seven-year-old grad student, accidentally becomes a vampire, she finds herself ...

Kaminsky, Stuart M.

Sixty-year-old Chicago police detective Abe Lieberman is having all the troubles he can handle when ...

Croft, Barbara.

Jim Moon, an idealistic Union Army veteran, leaves his young wife and son to visit the World's ...

Enright, Michael,

From a priest who was in the trenches comes the heart-wrenching story of two kids on the mean street...

Monroe, Steve,

Chicago cop Gus Carson was bad, crooked, and dangerous before he went to war. But, having survived a...

De Grazia, Don,

American Skin was first published in the United Kingdom to resounding acclaim after the author used ...

Wheeler, Susan.

Set in Chicago during the late 1970s, Record Palace is an eccentric debut novel about jazz, art, rac...

Carter, Charlotte

It is the Spring of 1968. After the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr., the city of Chicago is ...

Wright, Richard, 1908-1960.

Right from the start, Bigger Thomas had been headed for jail. It could have been for assault or pett...

Sinclair, Upton, 1878-1968.

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Hellman, Libby Fischer.

Crime stories from 21 Chicago authors....

Cisneros, Sandra.

The greatly admired and bestselling book about a young girl growing up in the Latino section of Chic...

Butcher, Jim, 1971-

A modern-day mage and consultant to the police finds his stale life suddenly enlivened by the presen...

Niffenegger, Audrey.

The love story of Henry and Claire whose lives are punctuated by Henry's disappearance to diffe...

Duberman, Martin B.

On the night of May 4, 1886, during a peaceful demonstration of labor activists in Haymarket Square ...

Farrell, James T.

'Studs Lonigan, ' the story of an Irish-American youth growing to adulthood in Chicago, is...