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A Conversation with Orhan Pamuk

Maureen Freely

‘How do you hold your own in such a climate?’

A. Igoni Barrett | Interview

A. Igoni Barrett & Ted Hodgkinson

‘Fixing the rhythm of one sentence in the novel I’m working on is more vital for me than any considerations of where I’m coming from or where my work is headed.’

A.M. Homes | Interview

A.M. Homes & Yuka Igarashi

‘I don’t want to make suffering a positive (or negative); I very much want to acknowledge it without judgment.’

Adam Thirlwell | Interview

Adam Thirlwell & Ted Hodgkinson

‘I suppose it’s that word hyper that I was after: I was trying to find a form for a kind of hyper energy or anxiety.’

Adam Thirlwell | Podcast

Adam Thirlwell & Yuka Igarashi

Adam Thirlwell speaks to Granta’s Yuka Igarashi about sex, history, translation, using tempo in novels and how his writing has evolved over the past decade.

Al Alvarez | Interview

Al Alvarez & Ted Hodgkinson

‘I think anything is good for you that makes you laugh.’

Ali Akbar Natiq | Interview

Ali Akbar Natiq & Ollie Brock

‘No character in my stories is an ideal person; they are mere human beings who can either be oppressors or oppressed, or sometimes both at the same time.’

Amy Sackville | The Proust Questionnaire

Amy Sackville

What is your guiltiest pleasure? Is it really a pleasure if you feel bad about it?’

Andre Dubus III | Interview

Andre Dubus III & Catherine Tung

‘Everybody gets an imagination at birth, and I truly believe that deep down, we all have an intimate knowledge of the other.’

Andrea Mullaney | Interview

Andrea Mullaney

‘To move past the ugly parts of history, you have to acknowledge them, on all sides, and this is what I think historical fiction can do so well: show how we got from there to here.’

Andrea Stuart In Conversation | Podcast

Andrea Stuart & Josie Mitchell

Josie Mitchell talks to Andrea Stuart about her essay ‘Travels in Pornland’. They discuss the value of feminist porn, the importance of counter narratives and the challenges faced by feminist pornographers.

Andrew O’Hagan | Interview

Andrew O’Hagan & Patrick Ryan

‘I do think it’s arrogant of human beings to take it for granted that only we have superior consciousness.’