Why Chicago? | Ingo Schulze | Granta Magazine

Why Chicago?

Ingo Schulze

Translated by Christine Lo

‘This is the city with big shoulders. That’s Chicago for you.’

Ingo Schulze

Ingo Schulze was born in Dresden in 1962. His first collection of short stories, 33 Moments of Happiness, won Germany’s prestigious Döblin Prize. His most recent collection of short stories is called Handy. He lives in Berlin.

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Translated by Christine Lo

Christine Lo, formerly known as Christine Slenczka, works in book publishing in London. Her translations from the German include Dark Matter and Eagles and Angels by Juli Zeh, The Language of Solitude by Jan-Philipp Sendker and An Atlas of Remote Islands by Judith Schalansky.

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