what chicago's reading

Posts Tagged ‘contemporary’

a visit from the goon squad

In 143, bus on April 5, 2011 at 7:11 am

woman on the final pages of the novel, swinging her legs that don't touch the ground as she reads

downtown owl

In purple line, train on March 30, 2011 at 8:02 am

man with red hair, cool headphones and gold shoes, getting off the train


In 143, bus on March 17, 2011 at 7:36 am

man reading his ipad, but the glare caused me to look like a stalker while trying to discern the book he was reading. totally worth it though

ape house

In 151, bus on November 23, 2010 at 11:19 am

my favorite man - who reads as many books as me - just starting this one

the magicians

In purple line, train on November 23, 2010 at 11:16 am

man in all black and a houndstooth scarf reading

devil and the white city

In 143, bus on November 17, 2010 at 11:32 am

woman drinking coffee from a polka-dot mug one person over from me and I'm pretty sure I looked super creepy trying to figure out the book title without my glasses

await your reply

In red line, train on October 26, 2010 at 10:29 am

so many readers at the train stop...all I can tell you is he was a man


In 147, bus on October 21, 2010 at 4:16 pm

woman in wedge boots and freckled hands reading

three cups of tea

In 143, bus on September 14, 2010 at 10:00 am

woman in all black

confederacy of dunces

In 143, bus on September 14, 2010 at 9:59 am

woman with hot pink toes and leggings for pants reading this picaresque novel