Dyja, a northwest side Chicago native, tells the story of Chicago in its postwar prime and explains its profound impact on modern America, and the world. His talk is titled, “Beyond Pizza and Big Shoulders: Getting to the Heart of the Third Coast.”
The Third Coast won the Chicago Tribune Heartland Prize and was selected as one of the New York Times 100 Notable Books of 2013, and named one of the Chicago Tribune’s best books of 2013. It will be featured in the upcoming re-release of the Chicagoan.
His newly released paperback book will be available for purchase at the event and the author will sign copies.