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Alex Kotlowitz

ALEX KOTLOWITZ is the author of The Other Side of the River and There Are No Children Here, which was selected as one of the 150 most important books of the century by the New York Public Library. He lives in Chicago.

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Never a City So Real
Written by Alex Kotlowitz
Crown | Hardcover | July 2004
$16.95/24.00(Canada) | 978-1-4000-4621-8 (1-4000-4621-1)

The acclaimed author of There Are No Children Here takes us into the heart of Chicago by introducing us to some of the city’s most interesting, if not always celebrated, people.

Chicago is one of America’s most iconic, historic, and fascinating cities, as well as a major travel destination. For Alex Kotlowitz... Read more






The Other Side of the River
Written by Alex Kotlowitz
Anchor | Trade Paperback | January 1999
$15.00/17.00(Canada) | 978-0-385-47721-5 (0-385-47721-X)

Alex Kotlowitz's There Are No Children Here was more than a bestseller; it was a national event. His beautifully narrated, heartbreaking nonfiction account of two black boys struggling to grow up in a Chicago public housing complex spent eight weeks on The New York Times bestseller list, was a made-for-television movie... Read more






There Are No Children Here
Written by Alex Kotlowitz
Anchor | Trade Paperback | January 1992
$16.00/19.95(Canada) | 978-0-385-26556-0 (0-385-26556-5)

This is the moving and powerful account of two  remarkable boys struggling to survive in Chicago's  Henry Horner Homes, a public housing complex  disfigured by crime and neglect. Read more





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