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Emma Cline | Five Things Right Now
The author of The Girls and one of our 2017 Best of Young American Novelist shares five things she’s reading, watching and thinking about right now.
Solar Stasis | Discoveries
A cluster of links from across the world wide web, feat. Anthony Lane, Claudia Rankine, David Grossman and more.
Daniel Magariel | Five Things Right Now
Daniel Magariel shares five things he’s reading, watching and thinking about right now.
Cyclical Wisdom | Discoveries
A mash-up of Elif Batuman | Oscar Wilde | David Lynch | Marilynn Robinson | Margaret Atwood | and Viet Thanh Nguyen
Eli Goldstone | Five Things Right Now
‘The closest I come to meditating is sitting in front of a tumble dryer with a dead magazine.’
Other-Dimensional Beings | Discoveries
This week’s Discoveries brings you some top-notch urls from around the world wide web.
The Hatchet Job | Discoveries
This week's Discoveries celebrates the brutal literary tradition of the hatchet job.
George Saunders In Conversation | Podcast
A discussion of the mind of Abraham Lincoln, the art of creating historical voices, verbal improv and writing the afterlife.
Same-same but different | Discoveries
This week’s Discoveries features translation in all its many articulations.
Sarah Gerard | Five Things Right Now
Sarah Gerard on Leonora Carrington, shoegaze music and gaslighting.
hardcore thigh burn | Discoveries
This week’s Discoveries is full of rad poetry, translations and criticism.
Cats Explain Things to Me | Discoveries
Take a paws from your busy day for this week’s Discoveries – guest edited by Granta’s very own Typo the cat.
Sana Krasikov | Five Things Right Now
‘The world is teeming with demons who are always looking for ways to screw with your good fortune.’
You’ve Got Mail | Discoveries
A collection of fan mail, featuring correspondents James Joyce, Henrik Ibsen, Anthony Burgess, Shirley Jackson and more.
F. Scott Fitzgerald Reads John Keats’ ‘Ode to a Nightingale’
Not long before he died on 21 December 1940, F. Scott Fitzgerald recorded himself reading a version of John Keats’ ‘Ode to a Nightingale’.
This is the Way the World Ends | Discoveries
‘How will the world end? Virus, war, natural disaster, Donald Trump in the library with the candlestick?’
Gwendoline Riley | Five Things Right Now
Gwendoline Riley on Caspar David Friedrich, sketching and Chekhov.
Manifestos | Discoveries
A collection of revolutionary writings and manifestos from Audre Lorde, Eileen Myles, Nelson Mandela, James Baldwin and Occupy Wall Street
Against the Dying of the Light | Discoveries
We celebrate some of the remarkable people who died in 2016
Here Be Dragons | Discoveries
A round-up of maps, literary, diagrammatic, chaotic and specific. Maps of London, maps of literature, maps of maps.
Five Things Right Now: Cynan Jones
‘A pair of seagulls. I say a pair. They might just be good friends.’
Polymorphous Perversity | Discoveries
New erotica from Anaïs Nin; Emily Dickinson’s bedroom; Isaac Asimov’s dystopias, interracial love circa 1963 and more.
The Very Ecstasy of Love | Discoveries
Zadie on Beyoncé, Didion on diarists, Bureaucracy as Sadism, How Did They Win that prize? and more.
Granta Reads: Carmen Maria Machado’s ‘The Husband Stitch’
For our final Granta Reads’ Halloween podcast, Rosalind Porter reads Carmen Maria Machado’s ‘The Husband...
Five Things Right Now: Eliza Robertson
‘For me, astrology’s opened this new language and field of understanding.’
Granta Reads: Darcey Steinke’s ‘Frankenstein’s Mother’
For the second episode of the Granta Reads’ Halloween series, Eleanor Chandler reads Darcey Steinke’s...
Granta Reads: Angela Carter’s ‘Cousins’
In this Halloween edition of the Granta podcast, Josie Mitchell reads Angela Carter’s 1980 short story, ‘Cousins’. The first in our Halloween series.
Who’s Afraid of Virginia Werewoolf? | Discoveries
Sylvia Plath’s sass, Bob Dylan spars with Leonard Cohen, Guillermo del Toro talks vampires, Shirley Jackson scares the baby boomers
Mark Gevisser and Pwaangulongii Dauod In Conversation
Mark Gevisser and Pwaangulongii Dauod discuss Africa’s LGBTI communities, an experience of violent sexual repression, and Afro-Modernity.
Thomas Pynchon Found! | Discoveries
The politics of outing writers with pseudonyms, the power of Nell Zink’s first sentences, and Trump fiction.