Books inspired by Chicago

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The House on Mango Street

Sandra Cisneros

A coming of age story about Esperanza, a Hispanic child in Chicago, told through a series of vignettes as she attempts to make sense of life and find her own path in a foreign world. Vividly written with Chicago as an interesting backdrop.

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1st April 2018 by Stuart

Norwegian launches new services to Chicago and Austin from Gatwick

It's been a soaring week for Norwegian Air. The third largest low-cost carrier in Europe has expanded their long haul destinations to include American cities Chicago and Austin, bringing their US destinations tally to 14.The London Gatwick to Chicago service began on Sunday 25th March and will be flying four times a week to Chicago O'Hare International: Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. They'll depart from Gatwick at 10am, arriving in Chicago at 12.25pm (8h25min duration). Return flights...