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.’
John Barth | Interview
‘Everything we do in art is likely to turn out to be either prophecy or exorcism, whatever its other intentions.’
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.
Eleanor Catton | Interview
Eleanor Catton, author of the critically acclaimed, Betty Trask-award-winning debut novel, The Rehearsal, talks to Granta.
Peter Carey | Interview
Peter Carey on Alexis de Tocqueville, writing fiction and the inspiration for his forthcoming novel.
The Man from Hiroshima
‘Then the explosion stunned me momentarily. Hiroshima disappeared under a yellow cloud. No one spoke after that.’