The Granta staff shares what they’re reading over the summer.
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’.
‘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.’
Joanna Walsh shares five things she’s reading, watching and thinking about.
Granta Best Young British Novelist, Alan Warner, shares five things he’s reading, watching and thinking about right now.
Richard Watson on Islamic fundamentalism, British security services and the future of terrorism and counter-intelligence.
A panel discussion about the origins of the British jihad.
Jillian Weise is a poet, performance artist and disability rights activist. She shares five things she’s reading, watching and thinking about right now.
‘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.’
Evie Wyld shares five things she’s reading, watching and thinking about.
Photographer Daisuke Yokota shares five links of what he’s reading, watching, thinking about and loving right now.
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