July 19, 2019

CJ Martello has been a friend of Lake Claremont Press, our Chicago imprint, almost since the beginning. A while back, he moved from the North Side and bought a home in Pullman and began writing a column for Fra Noi on his memories of growing up in nearby Roseland. Toda...

May 9, 2018

For Kids

Just Add Water! It sounds simple, but there’s a lot that goes in to making a city. Take out your investigation tools because we have fifteen mysteries to solve. As we put together the clues of Chicago history, you’ll learn how Chicago became the city we know to...

April 10, 2018

This week we welcomed West by Southwest to Stickney: Draining the Central Area of Chicago and Exorcising Clout, the third installment of Richard Lanyon's incredible four-book series into our warehouse. 

It's now available at Amazon, on this website, and in Chicago-area...

March 7, 2018

See Larry Broutman discussing his new book Chicago Eternal on WGN morning news February 27, 2018.

February 22, 2018

This week we sent Richard Lanyon's latest book, the third in his four-book series, to the printer. West by Southwest to Stickney: Draining the Central Area of Chicago and Exorcising Clout will be released April 2, 2018, available here on our website about a week earlie...

February 16, 2018

Larry Broutman's latest Chicago photography / history book, Chicago Eternal, arrived at our warehouse today. It's a beauty--and at almost five pounds, a beast! It will be available in stores and on Amazon, March 6, but it's available through this website from today on....

September 27, 2017

Mary Hunt's review of Donna Quinn's Chicago Catholic Women: Its Role in Founding the Catholic Women's Movement in the latest issue of the National Catholic Reporter  (Sept. 20, 2017):

"Catholic women's history fades as fast as we make it because few people write ab...

April 19, 2017

On Saturday, April 29, from 10:00 am to 11:00 am, Charles N. Billington will present his book, Wrigley Field's Last World Series: The Wartime Chicago Cubs and the Pennant of 1945 at the Bartlett Senior Center. Billington will explain how 1945 was a turni...

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