Jekwu Anyaegbuna | Interview
‘I think it would be counterproductive for me to think too much about readers while producing a piece of fiction because the enjoyment of it varies from one person to another – and it’s impossible to satisfy everybody.’
John Barth | Interview
‘Everything we do in art is likely to turn out to be either prophecy or exorcism, whatever its other intentions.’
NoViolet Bulawayo | Interview
‘My love affair with books had turned into a marriage.’
David Godine | Interview
‘David R. Godine is a respected, adventurous, outspoken publisher and a soi-disant cultural elitist.’
Peter Carey | Interview
Peter Carey on Alexis de Tocqueville, writing fiction and the inspiration for his forthcoming novel.
Eleanor Catton | Interview
Eleanor Catton, author of the critically acclaimed, Betty Trask-award-winning debut novel, The Rehearsal, talks to Granta.
The Man from Hiroshima
‘Then the explosion stunned me momentarily. Hiroshima disappeared under a yellow cloud. No one spoke after that.’
The Exploding Planet of Junot Díaz
‘The world tends to give us pieces, and then in our imagination, because of our desire and because of our need, we make them whole.’
Mark Crick | Interview
Mark Crick on the DIY tips of the world’s greatest novelists, how to inhabit another writer’s voice and why there is nothing more erotic than painting.