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Ll of Chicago its ghosts living and dead its heroes and fools sinners and saints its people and places and all of its occasions and in these pages they have gathered strange and unlikely bedfellows to sing a new song for Chicago It will twist your arm behind your back this song It will break your fingers Billy Lombardo author of The Man With Two Arms and The Logic of a Rose Chicago Stori A collection of fabulist short shorts told in the voices of famous Chicagoans Some of the stories went a little over my head because I don t know Chicago that well but if you re intere

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Chicago Stories

Ime Michael Czyzniejewski gets right to the point in telling the city's stories Chicago TribuneMichael Czyzniejewski’s “Chicago Stories” forty fictional monologues riffing on the common culture of the Windy City’s shared history projected forward into a possible future Not uite historical fiction like historical jazz Newcity LitIn 'Chicago Stories' Michael Czyzniejewski summons a Czyzniejewski is a beautiful writer full of wit and charm and with this collection he has not only written with great verve and flash but he has written about any number of disparate C

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Chicago Stories 40 dramatic fictions by Michael Czyzniejewski acclaimed author and Wrigley Field beer vendor each told in the persona of a famous Chicagoan from Mrs O'Leary to Barack Obama Flexing impressive literary chops the beer vendorcreative writing professor captures both the tough defensive exterior and the vulnerable often broken heart of his city Timeout ChicagoChicago a page at a t Czyzniejewski presents stories that are inventive and entertaining at the same time that they paint a comprehensive portrait of the essence of Chicago I ve only been to Chicago a few t


10 thoughts on “Chicago Stories

  1. says:

    Czyzniejewski presents stories that are inventive and entertaining at the same time that they paint a comprehensive portrait of the essence of

  2. says:

    a week after reading this i'm still undecided whether this collection would pack the same punch for a non chicagoan as it would for a denizen of the city much of chicago's history colorful characters are here woven in incredibly short unexpected narratives i was amused and even moved by many of them but then again i'm kinda biased i freakin' love my hometownfavorites included“Jean Baptiste Point du Sable Settles at

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    I read this between last night and this morning These stories are beautiful little monologues that than anything else shares the author's passion for a city whether that passion manifests itself as anger melancholy or simple pride depends on the narrator Imaginative and funny throughout this little collection i

  4. says:

    Czyzniejewski is a beautiful writer full of wit and charm and with this collection he has not only written with great verve and flash but he has written about any number of disparate Chicago characters whose stories you cannot help b

  5. says:

    I got an early copy at AWP Super fun collection awesome bathtub book

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    An absurdist Chi town Spoon River Anthology on crack Mike Czyzniejewski's Chicago Stories is an explosion of imagination a relentless churn of intellect and wit In true Chicago style this book tells it straight to your face and pulls no punches Chicago Stories is easily the most fun I've had reading in uite some time

  7. says:

    Read for the #paperbacksummer challengeI liked the wide array of Chicago icons chosen some famous Oprah Obama and some lesser known Da

  8. says:

    It must be said how incredibly delightful these monologues are They are almost all very funny and a good number of them are likewise poignant and striking But like most flash fiction to me it is too often too little And like a snippet from McSweenies online many of the great pieces of humor have little else to them there is a knowi

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    A collection of fabulist short shorts told in the voices of famous Chicagoans Some of the stories went a little over my head because I don't know Chicago that well but if you're interested in reading Obama recounting bowling perfect game Ron Sa

  10. says:

    This was super good I've only spent a couple of years in Chicago but a lot of my family is from there and they definitely have a strong connection to the cityI had to google a lot of the people to get a referance for the story but once you know just a little bit about the protagonist in each section the stories themselves are hilarious and often times thought provoking This was a uick and easy read fun for anyone who knows the

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