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Granta’s ‘Chicago’ Issue

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Granta’s forthcoming issue, Granta 108: ‘Chicago’ will be published on September 22. In this video, Granta acting editor John Freeman introduces the issue, celebrating the city of Chicago, a cultural and artistic hub and home to some of the world’s greatest writers and thinkers.

See the cover of the ‘Chicago’ issue, designed by Chris Ware

Read advance praise for the ‘Chicago’ issue

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