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Astrid Alben In Conversation: Podcast
Astrid Alben discusses her work, the interdisciplinary journal Pars, and developing a poetic alter ego.
Granta Best of Young British Novelists 4 Audiobook
In the first partnership of its kind, Audible and Granta magazine are collaborating on the unabridged audiobook production of Granta 123: Best of Young British Novelists 4.
Raymond Antrobus | Interview
‘That is what capital L literature is in some ways, a conversation with the ghosts all around us.’
An interview with the 2019 Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year.
Jekwu Anyaegbuna | Interview
‘I think it would be counterproductive for me to think too much about readers while producing a piece of fiction because the enjoyment of it varies from one person to another – and it’s impossible to satisfy everybody.’
Best Book of 1963: The Group
‘Cigarettes, lorgnons, eggs benedict, cocktails mixed with maple syrup, long spills down Lanvin suits.’ Julia Armfield on why Mary McCarthy’s The Group is the best book of 1963.
Paul Auster | Interview
Paul Auster discusses his new novel ‘Invisible’, his writing process and the unsettling quality of narrative clarity.
Best Book of 2001: Natural Goodness
Julian Baggini on why Philippa Foot’s Natural Goodness is the best book of 2001.
John Barth | Interview
‘Everything we do in art is likely to turn out to be either prophecy or exorcism, whatever its other intentions.’
John Barth | Podcast
John Barth discusses discovering William Faulkner and Lawrence Sterne as a student, the parallels between writing and arranging music, what happened to postmodernism and waiting for the muse to call.
Five Things Right Now: Ann Beattie
Ann Beattie shares five things she’s reading, watching and thinking about right now.
Amy Bloom | Five Things Right Now
Amy Bloom shares five things she’s reading, watching and thinking about right now.
Best Book of 2011: Kingdom Animalia
‘As the title suggests, this is a book about the family of animals, the family of man, and the family of family.’
NoViolet Bulawayo | Interview
‘My love affair with books had turned into a marriage.’