Charles J Shields
Charles Shields discusses six things which should be better known
Aug 11, 2019 • 30 minutes
Charles J Shields talks to Ivan about six things which he thinks should be better known. His biographies include Mockingbird: A Portrait of Harper Lee (2006), And So It Goes: Kurt Vonnegut (2011) and The Man Who Wrote The Perfect Novel: John Williams, Stoner and the Writing Life (2018). You can read more about Charles at www.charlesjshields.net and can
Reversing the Chicago River https://www.chicagoline.com/blog/chicago-river-reversal/
Winston Churchill at the Front in World War I https://winstonchurchill.org/publications/finest-hour/finest-hour-176/books-churchill-at-the-front/
Burr Oak Cemetery near Chicago https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burr_Oak_Cemetery
James Weldon Johnson’s The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man https://www.english.illinois.edu/maps/poets/g_l/johnson/life.htm
André Maurois’ biographies https://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/maurois-andr-x00e9
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