We discuss her new book, Weather, on the Granta Podcast.‘Yes, it's dire. Yes, we're not sure what to do. Does that mean we have nothing to do?’
‘Spending time in a place in which you have no personal stake breeds a peculiar kind of contemplativeness.’
‘While you’re still arguing you still have hope.’
‘It’s a miracle that Granta survived our mutual adolescence.’
'What is your most unappealing habit?
Maybe all the brain-like chewing gums I leave behind everywhere I work.'
‘The only recurring emotion I remember experiencing was a kind of manic delight at procrastinating.’
‘The ancient stories we tell, as beautiful as they may be, also serve to shape our conventions about who we think we are or should be’
Catherine Lacey shares five things she’s reading, watching and thinking about right now.
Daniel Magariel shares five things he’s reading, watching and thinking about right now.
‘The world is teeming with demons who are always looking for ways to screw with your good fortune.’
Not long before he died on 21 December 1940, F. Scott Fitzgerald recorded himself reading a version of John Keats’ ‘Ode to a Nightingale’.
‘It thrills and delights me that I can now watch concerts I would’ve given several fingers to go to in the ’90s, albeit wonky though these videos are.’
Siobhán Mannion shares five things she’s reading, watching and thinking about right now.
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