Wildsam Field Guides: Chicago

Wildsam Field Guides: Chicago


Wildsam Field Guides: Chicago presents a balanced and beautiful collection of stories and intel that spotlights a city of contrasts and culture. Inside, readers will find Chicago travel recommendations, as well as stories and insights from heralded locals and lesser-known heroes.

The icon of the Midwest, including:

  • Picks for the perfect weekend, bookstore browsing, Italian beef, food halls, city biking, poetry and contemporary art
  • Tales from inside Wilco's Marina City loft
  • Extreme weather, The Drake Hotel and Michael Jordan
  • Archival finds on Al Capone, The Wrigley Curse and Barack Obama
  • How to build the perfect Chicago hot dog
  • Ticket scalping memories
  • Masterworks ranging from Grant Wood's American Gothic to Anish Kapoor's Cloud Gate and Sue the T. Rex
  • Deep-dish pizza, record stores and Lake Michigan as told through illustrated maps
  • Interviews with magicians, visual artists, professors and crime reporters
  • Original essays and poetry by Rebecca Makkai, Roger Reeves and Patricia Smith
Author: Taylor Bruce (Edited by), Simone Martin-Newberry (Illustrated by).
ISBN: 9781467199056
Trade Paperback: 144 pages.
Size: 6.5" x 4.2" x 0.5"