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Petar Delchev | Best Untranslated Writers
‘I’m talking now of Mr Delchev’s bravery; of his books rightly loved by a faithful following of Bulgarian readers; of his words, still untranslated, which one day, I hope, will ring out in many foreign tongues.’
Five Things Right Now: Max Porter
Max Porter, author of Grief is the Thing with Feathers, shares five things he’s reading, watching and thinking about.
Gwendoline Riley | Five Things Right Now
Gwendoline Riley on Caspar David Friedrich, sketching and Chekhov.
Five Things Right Now: Eliza Robertson
‘For me, astrology’s opened this new language and field of understanding.’
Eliza Robertson | Interview
‘I suppose if something moves me to write, I don't question it.’
Guadalupe Nettel | Best Untranslated Writers
‘When I met her, I kept thinking: is she looking at me? Or rather, is she looking inside me?’
Anne Rowe | Interview
‘From her letters we learn about the woman as opposed to the writer. Iris Murdoch’s philosophy and fiction reveal her rational public face; in her letters she speaks from the heart.’
Amy Sackville | The Proust Questionnaire
‘What is your guiltiest pleasure? Is it really a pleasure if you feel bad about it?’
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.
Louis de Bernières | Interview
‘At four o’clock in the morning, when Louis de Bernières has lines of poetry repeating in his head which won’t stop gnawing away, he writes them down.‘
Akhil Sharma | Five Things Right Now
Akhil Sharma, a Granta Best Young American Novelist and author of new novel Family Life, shares five things he’s reading, watching and thinking about.
Five Things Right Now: Katy Simpson Smith
Katy Simpson Smith shares five things she’s reading, watching and thinking about right now.
Interview with Constantia Soteriou
Constantia Soteriou discusses the possibilities of fiction, the oral narratives of women and belonging to a new generation of Cypriot writers with Granta magazine.
Five Things Right Now: Darcey Steinke
Darcey Steinke, author of Sister Golden Hair, shares five links of what she’s reading, watching and thinking about right now.
Pounding a Nail
‘It wasn't his first radio interview—he'd done a few in New York the previous year—but certainly among his earliest.’
Five Things Right Now: Sarah Thornton
Sarah Thornton, author of 33 Artists, 3 Acts, shares five links of what she’s reading, watching and thinking about right now.
‘They’: Stalin’s Polish Élite
‘You referred to a comrade as ‘Mister’. That's offensive.’