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David Dinkins & Rachel Kramer Bussel Get Booked

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McSweeney’s and Voice of Witness will celebrate their collaborative book, High Rise Stories – Voices from Chicago Public HousingCheck it out on Tuesday, September 24th at the Jane Addams Hull-House Museum starting 7 p.m. (Chicago, IL)

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Ed Koch Has Died

Ed Koch, former mayor of New York City, has passed away. He was 88 years old.

Throughout his lifetime, Koch wrote and co-authored several books including Mayor (1984), All the Best: Letters From a Feisty Mayor (1990) and Citizen Koch: An Autobiography (1992). According to CNN, a funeral has been planned for February 4th.

Here’s more from the article: “The lawyer-turned-public servant was a U.S. congressman from 1968 until he ran for mayor of the city in 1977. He served three terms until David Dinkins defeated him in a Democratic primary.”