Chicago Review of Books Awards at Volumes Book Cafe

We're proud to support another small business and wonderful bookstore, Volumes Book Cafe. And btw: Nina's book, The Leopold and Loeb Files, is on the shortlist for the non-fiction award! Space is very limited at this time, but we hope you'll be able to take part, either by attending or by picking up some of the nominated books at Bookends or at Volumes!

Here's a list of all the nominated books!

Shortlist for Fiction:

The Window, by Amelia Brunskill

What Should Be Wild, by Julia Fine

The Wildlands, by Abby Geni

Severance, by Ling Ma

The Great Believers, by Rebecca Makkai

The Listening Room, by Kathleen Rooney


Shortlist for Non-Fiction:

High-Risers, by Ben Austen

The Leopold and Loeb Files, by Nina Barrett

Betwixt-And-Between, by Jenny Boully

Small Animals, by Kim Brooks

Ghosts in the Schoolyard, by Eve L. Ewing

Night Moves, by Jessica Hopper


Shortlist for Poetry:

If They Come for Us, by Fatimah Asghar

Black Queer Hoe, by Britteney Black Rose Kapri, Danez Smith

The Undressing, Li-Young Lee

Citzen Illegal, by Jose Olivarez

Monument, by Natasha Trethewey

House of McQueen, by Valerie Wallace


You can find more information about the awards here

Volumes Book Cafe is located in Wicker Park at 1474 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60622

Event date: 
Saturday, December 8, 2018 - 5:00pm
Event address: 
1474 N. Milwaukee Ave.
chicago, IL 60622