To celebrate the launch of Granta 108: Chicago, Granta has asked independent bookstores throughout Chicago to provide a list of their five favourite Chicago-related books. Granta.com will be showcasing one bookstore each week. Today’s featured bookstore is Quimby’s.

 

Featured Bookstore:

Quimby’s
1854 W. North Ave, Chicago, Il

 

Five Favourite Books about Chicago

Wonder Portraits of a Remembered City vol 3: City of Monsters City of Ghosts by Tony Fitzpatrick

Neo Bohemia: Art and Commerce in the Postindustrial City by Richard Lloyd

The Great Perhaps by Joe Meno

Streets and San Mans Guide to Chicago Eats by Dennis Foley

Chicago’s Best Dive Bars by Jonathan Stockton

 

Photograph by Pat Loika

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