Heroes of the People in Space

Even if you can't remember the space race or the Space Shuttle, books and programs like From the Earth to the Moon capture the excitement of the American triumph. Much less is written (at least in English) about the Soviet space program and the cosmonauts. They were just as brave and just as smart, but…
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Banned Books on Stage: Celebrate Banned Books Week and the Year of Chicago Theatre

During the last week of September, libraries, schools, bookstores and readers across the nation celebrate Banned Books Week by standing up and speaking out for the freedom to read. In Chicago, our theaters are known for standing up and speaking out. In fact, the tagline for 2019's Year of Chicago Theatre claims the stage is…
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