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Patrick deWitt and Neel Mukherjee in Conversation

Patrick deWitt & Neel Mukherjee

Neel Mukherjee and Patrick deWitt discuss their books Undermajordomo Minor and The Lives of Others, subconscious influence, the power of the exclamation mark and love.

Five Things Right Now: Noelle Kocot

Noelle Kocot

‘This is not only poetic, to think of the Creator as a big bird, but also quite mysterious.’

Five Things Right Now: Joanna Walsh

Joanna Walsh

Joanna Walsh shares five things she’s reading, watching and thinking about.

Five Things Right Now: Petina Gappah

Petina Gappah

Petina Gappah shares five things she’s reading, watching and thinking about right now.

George Saunders and Ben Marcus In Conversation

George Saunders & Ben Marcus

‘One purpose of art is to get us to wake up, recalibrate our emotional life, get ourselves into proper relation to reality.’

Five Things Right Now: Max Porter

Max Porter

Max Porter, author of Grief is the Thing with Feathers, shares five things he’s reading, watching and thinking about.

Evie Wyld | Five Things Right Now

Evie Wyld

Evie Wyld shares five things she’s reading, watching and thinking about.

Five Things Right Now: Caroline Criado-Perez

Caroline Criado-Perez

Caroline Criado-Perez, journalist, activist and author of Do It Like A Woman, shares five things she’s reading, watching and thinking about.

Five Things Right Now: Caroline Lucas

Caroline Lucas

Caroline Lucas, Green Party MP and author of Honorable Friends?, shares five things she’s reading, watching and thinking about.

In Conversation: Pankaj Mishra and Aman Sethi

Pankaj Mishra & Aman Sethi

‘It is India’s turn to undergo social traumas that other countries have suffered in their pursuit of wealth and power.’

Five Things Right Now: Valeria Luiselli

Valeria Luiselli

Valeria Luiselli, published her most recent novel, The Story of My Teeth, last month. She shares five things she’s reading, watching and thinking about right now.

In Conversation: Tishani Doshi and Karthika Naïr

Tishani Doshi & Karthika Naïr

‘I have never felt it as a poet, and that is why I’m doubly grateful to dance, for having experienced the loneliness and the terror of the empty stage, but also, to have had that live connection.’

Sarah Hall | Five Things Right Now

Sarah Hall

Sarah Hall, a Granta Best of Young British Novelist, shares five things she’s reading, watching and thinking about.

Interview: Leslee Udwin

Leslee Udwin & Sonia Faleiro

‘It’s the barrel that rots the apples.’ Leslee Udwin talks to Sonia Faleiro about her film India's Daughter.

Five Things Right Now: Urvashi Butalia

Urvashi Butalia

Urvashi Butalia is the co-founder of Kali for Women, India’s first feminist press. She shares five things she’s reading, watching and thinking about right now.

Anjan Sundaram and Lindsey Hilsum In Conversation

Lindsey Hilsum & Anjan Sundaram

‘Sometimes we don’t quite know what we’re seeing.’

Five Things Right Now: Kelly Link

Kelly Link

Kelly Link, author of Get in Trouble shares five links to what she’s reading, watching and thinking about right now.

Barbara Ras and Matthew Dickman In Conversation

Matthew Dickman & Barbara Ras

‘They happen organically. If a can of Pepsi shows up it’s because I was thinking about a can of Pepsi.’

Five Things Right Now: Carmen Maria Machado

Carmen Maria Machado

Carmen Maria Machado, author of ‘The Husband Stitch’, shares five links to what she’s reading, watching and thinking about right now.

Five Things Right Now: John Darnielle

John Darnielle

John Darnielle, author of the debut novel Wolf in White Van, shares five links of what he’s reading, watching and thinking about right now.

S.J. Naudé and Ivan Vladislavić In Conversation

S.J. Naudé & Ivan Vladislavić

‘In rapidly transforming societies, writers may lose the space they’ve built their imaginative lives around.’

Nawzat Shamdin | Interview

Nawzat Shamdin & Larry Siems

‘I remain what I have always been, a human being first, and then an Iraqi. And then I am a writer.’

Five Things Right Now: Dorothea Lasky

Dorothea Lasky

Dorothea Lasky, author of the poetry collection, Rome, shares five links of what she’s reading, watching and thinking about right now.

Dorothea Lasky and Adam Fitzgerald In Conversation

Dorothea Lasky & Adam Fitzgerald

‘I want to get to that place of cold neutrality where almost anything could work in poetry.’

Five Things Right Now: Darcey Steinke

Darcey Steinke

Darcey Steinke, author of Sister Golden Hair, shares five links of what she’s reading, watching and thinking about right now.

Sam Lipsyte and Diane Cook in Conversation

Diane Cook & Sam Lipsyte

‘The bewilderment was productive, and relit a good fire under my instinct, which I didn’t have to conflate with certainty.’

Five Things Right Now: Sarah Thornton

Sarah Thornton

Sarah Thornton, author of 33 Artists, 3 Acts, shares five links of what she’s reading, watching and thinking about right now.

Etgar Keret | Interview

Etgar Keret & Sophie Lewis

‘Usually my wife makes fun of me.’

Alan Warner | Five Things Right Now

Alan Warner

Granta Best Young British Novelist, Alan Warner, shares five things he’s reading, watching and thinking about right now.

Kseniya Melnik | Five Things Right Now

Kseniya Melnik

Kseniya Melnik, chosen in 2010 as a Granta New Voice, shares five things she’s reading, watching and thinking about right now.

Five Things Right Now: Daisuke Yokota

Daisuke Yokota

Photographer Daisuke Yokota shares five links of what he’s reading, watching, thinking about and loving right now.

Yukiko Motoya | Podcast

Yukiko Motoya & Asa Yoneda

Yukiko Motoya on her short story for Granta 127, happy endings and finding freedom in writing.

Motoyuki Shibata | Interview

Motoyuki Shibata & Fran Bigman

‘I always think the borderline between reality and non-reality, or fantasy, is much thinner in Japanese fiction than in American or British fiction.’

David Peace and Kyoko Nakajima in Conversation

Kyoko Nakajima & David Peace

‘When we talk about history, the dangers of embellishment, fabrication and wilful distortion are ever-present’