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Northwestern Professor Sets Her New Novel in Chicago’s Prohibition Era

Prohibition ended about 70 years before Susanna Calkins joined the faculty at Northwestern University, but in Chicago she noticed it still had a presence. “I was always struck by how ‘lived’ Prohibition Chicago still is. Everyone seems to have a prohibition story. ‘My grandmother was a rumrunner off Lake Michigan.’  ‘My great-uncle used to cut […]