London, That Strange Place

Philip Oltermann

19 Princelet Street is Europe’s first cultural institution dedicated to diversity.

Tonight’s event, part of the London launch week to celebrate Granta 114: Aliens, will be held at the historic 19 Princelet Street. The site is usually closed to the public, but tonight forty subscribers will be allowed in for an evening of readings and discussions that will take place in three sets of simultaneous sessions. Philip Oltermann, Mark Gevisser and Afshin Dehkordi will all discuss their work in the issue with Granta editors, and guests can choose which talk to attend in each session.

– 6.30 p.m., 19 Princelet Street, London E1 6QH


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Nadeem Aslam

Our last subscriber event was a private discussion, followed by dinner, for twelve guests with Nadeem Aslam and Granta editors, at the Wapping Project Bookshop in East London. (Nadeem Aslam’s novella ‘Leila in the Wilderness’ opened our Pakistan issue.) The event was only open to subscribers to the print magazine; to find out more about the benefits of subscribing to Granta, including access to our online archive, click here.

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19 Princelet Street image, including front page image, by Tom Lindsey. © Tom Lindsey/19 Princelet Street.


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See also …

Contacts: Adam Broomberg and Oliver Chanarin’s photo essay

Cosmic Migration: Michael Salu on the design of this issue’s cover.


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