Mar 29, 2024 - News

🏆 The best Chicago nonfiction book is …

Cover of the book Boss.

Photo courtesy of Christine Swenson

There were some heavy hitters in our tournament this week to crown Chicago's best nonfiction book. But ultimately "Boss" was, well, boss.

  • The 1971 book by iconic columnist Mike Royko expertly documents the rise of Mayor Richard J. Daley and his construction of the Democratic Machine that lived on well beyond Daley's reign.
Bracket: Axios Visuals
Bracket: Axios Visuals

Thanks for participating, and watch for our next tournament in April!

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