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Best Book of 1987: The Door
‘Szabó offers a veneration of the rituals of the everyday, for how pride in what we do, in how we give to others, can elevate us.’ Hannah Williams on The Door by Magda Szabó, the best book of 1987.
Best Book of 1999: Ai’s Vice
‘I love Ai’s work because it gives me permission and reminds me that poetry invented fiction. I needed that in 1999 and I need it today.’
Best Book of 2012: Unmastered: A Book on Desire, Most Difficult to Tell, by Katherine Angel
Rebecca Watson on the best book of 2012: Unmastered, by Katherine Angel.
Jillian Weise | Five Things Right Now
Jillian Weise is a poet, performance artist and disability rights activist. She shares five things she’s reading, watching and thinking about right now.
Five Things Right Now: Joanna Walsh
Joanna Walsh shares five things she’s reading, watching and thinking about.
Evie Wyld | Five Things Right Now
Evie Wyld shares five things she’s reading, watching and thinking about.
Alan Warner | Five Things Right Now
Granta Best Young British Novelist, Alan Warner, shares five things he’s reading, watching and thinking about right now.
Five Things Right Now: Daisuke Yokota
Photographer Daisuke Yokota shares five links of what he’s reading, watching, thinking about and loving right now.
Mario Levrero | Best Untranslated Writers
‘I knew he was a ‘strange’ writer, unclassifiable, with a boundless imagination, who was creating one of the most intriguing, thought-provoking bodies of work in the Spanish language.’
Oline Stig | Best Untranslated Writers
‘Oline Stig doesn’t blindly obey the narrow logic of the dramatic curve, and she lets the story branch where it is necessary. The end is surprising and, so to say, out of tune in a liberating way.’
Maria Venegas | Interview
Maria Venegas discusses ‘Bullet Proof Vest’, her essay from Granta 108: ‘Chicago’ about her criminal father, who ‘shot a man when he was twelve years old’.