Single-Sentence Review–Chicago Stories: 40 Dramatic Fictions by Michael Czyzniejewski

8 Oct

Chicago Stories: 40 Dramatic Fictions
by Michael Czyzniejewski
Curbside Splendor $14.99

Here we get forty full-blast voices from Chicago personalities and icons, spitting their perspectives on what made them part of Chicago history, revealing pieces to their puzzles in extraordinarily clever and insightful ways, as Czyzniejewski’s fiction takes us places we didn’t know we could go–Obama decades in the future telling us about his perfect bowling game, Dennis Rodman on the marks he’s left on himself and our culture, Pat Sajak digging deeper on what the spinning wheel really means–all these fabulous stories in that fine city’s celebrity landscape squeezed open, Czyzniejewski conjuring up fantastic possibilities beyond, further, because of.

Check out pieces from this stellar book in The Collagist. Then go buy the beautiful thing!

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