Month: February 2017

George Saunders in the Afterlife

George Saunders in the Afterlife The story master George Saunders is widely revered as the nicest guy in the writing game, but it’s sweeter and deeper than that. I met him in the Boston Public Library the other day to gab about his spooky transcendental first novel — about Abraham Lincoln in limbo with the son that died in …

A ‘quiet pioneer’ in Chicago law dies – Law News

Barbara Lundergan, the first female partner at Seyfarth Shaw and one of the first women to climb to the highest ranks at Chicago’s elite law firms, died earlier this month. She was 78. Lundergan joined the labor and employment powerhouse in 1964 when it was still known as Seyfarth Shaw Fairweather & Geraldson. A native of …