An event in our monthly series with Lumpen Radio & Eye 94. The Chicago Review of Books has just published a reissue of the lost Chicago classic, The Cliff-Dwellers by Henry Blake Fuller. Adam Morgan, the editor of the Chicago Review of Books will be coming by to talk about the book.
“Both audacious and restrained, expansive and provincial, relevant and quaint.”
—Kathleen Rooney, The Paris Review (2018)
“A multifaceted classic.”
—Phoebe Mogharei, Chicago magazine (2018)
Originally published in 1893, The Cliff-Dwellers was the first “Chicago novel” to win national acclaim, written by Chicago’s first LGBTQ novelist, Henry Blake Fuller. In 2010, Chicago magazine ranked it the sixth-best Chicago novel of all time.