Anne Meadows is Editor at Granta and Portobello books, where she acquires literary fiction and non-fiction. She is always on the lookout for new writers with ambition and intelligence who believe that words are the best medium we have to share our messy, joyful, troubling experiences of being human. Her authors include John Darnielle, Donald Antrim, Frances Larson, Chinelo Okparanta, Catherine Lacey, Alejandro Zambra, Jáchym Topol and Katrine Kielos.
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Best Book of 2000: The Last Samurai by Helen DeWitt
‘It is the novel I have read which best expresses the honest and sad truth of art: that it is often produced in precarity and performed in near silence, but that it can also redeem a life.’
Hiromi Kawakami | Podcast
‘Looking back, I never was aware of feeling that close to death, but actually if you think about it, just living every day there is a very small but definitely existing chance of death, whatever you're doing, wherever you are.’