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Literary Magazine Granta Celebrates Chicago

The latest issue of the literary magazine Granta captures the cultural framework of Chicago from the vantage point of the writers and artists who call this city home. Issue number 108, or The Chicago Issue, is the magazine's second city-centric issue. The first was all about London, but Acting Editor John Freeman says the decision to bring readers' focus back across the pond was a simple one. He says Granta's recent issue captures Chicago at an ideal moment.

Music Button: Shawn Lee, "Afro Surf", from the CD Under The Sun, (Ubiquity records) 

Kick-off Event:
Views of Chicago: A Conversation with Authors from Granta's Chicago issue
Monday, September 14 at 6 p.m.
Chicago Cultural Center

Events:
Granta events throughout Chicago

Independent Bookstores in the Chicago Area Carrying Granta 108
57th St. Bookstore, 1301 E. 57th St.
Book Cellar, 4736 N. Lincoln Ave.
The Book Stall at Chestnut Court, 811 Elm St. Winnetka, IL
Chicago Comics, 3244 N. Clark St.
Barbara Bookstore, 233 S. Wacker
Barbara Bookstore, 111 N. State St. Lower Level Macy's
Barbara Bookstore, 201 E. Huron
Barbara Bookstore, 1218 S. Halsted St.
Barbara Bookstore, 1218 S. Halsted St.
Barbara Bookstore, 1100 Lake St. Oak Park, IL
MCA Bookstore, 220 E. Chicago Av.
Quimby's, 1854 W. North Av.
Sandmeyer's Bookstore, 714 S. Dearborn
Seminary Co-Op, 5757 S. University Av.
Unabridged Bookstore, 3251 N. Broadway Av.
Women and Children First, 5233 N. Clark St.

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