You Were Never in Chicago
|Series title:||Chicago Visions and Revisions Ser.|
|Publication Date:||Aug 2013|
| Publisher:||University of Chicago Press|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $15.00|
| Book Description: |
In 1952 the New Yorker published a three-part essay by A. J. Liebling in which he dubbed Chicago the "Second City." From garbage collection to the skyline, nothing escaped Liebling's withering gaze. Among the outraged responses from Chicago residents was one that Liebling described as the apotheosis of such criticism: a postcard that read, simply, "You were never in Chicago." Neil Steinberg has lived in and around Chicago for more than three...