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Dinaw Mengestu


In this interview with Granta.com, the award-winning novelist Dinaw Mengestu talks about how he came to write ‘Big Money’, his contribution to Granta 108, his forthcoming novel, How to Read the Air, his relationship with his hometown, Chicago, a ‘ city layered with complexity’, and his inspiration as a writer.

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Find out more about ‘Chicago’

Read Dinaw Mengestu’s essay on the 2008 American election, written exclusively for Granta.com

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