May 2002 Web Edition


Bookwomen building Chicago the Fanny Butcher story

Adele Hast

Women Building Chicago 1790-1990: A Biographical Dictionary, a new book from Indiana University Press, contains biographies of 423 women in Chicago history. Part II of IV. Read this article.



Robert Cotner

I was sad to read of the death of Leopold Sedar Senghor, described in the New York Times as a "poet, professor, philosopher, and statesman." Read this article.


The Good Lady of Nohant

Pierre Ferrand

Though she was no longer there, except in spirit (she died in 1876), I visited George Sand at Nohant last September with my wife Binnie. This was more by accident than on purpose. Read this article.


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