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Karan Mahajan | Granta’s Best of Young American Novelists

Karan Mahajan & Josie Mitchell

‘The through line in my work that I see is how easily we can turn people into the other’

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Jen George | Granta’s Best of Young American Novelists

Jen George & Josie Mitchell

Jen George shares her process of translating visual art into text

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Joshua Cohen | Granta’s Best of Young American Novelists

Joshua Cohen & Luke Neima

‘The fact that you exist means that you have a story that's worth telling’

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Chinelo Okparanta | Granta’s Best of Young American Novelists

Chinelo Okparanta & Luke Neima

‘As a person in the diaspora sometimes you ask yourself, well who will claim you? And then it really is up to you to claim a place for yourself.’

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Catherine Lacey | Granta’s Best of Young American Novelists

Catherine Lacey & Luke Neima

Catherine Lacey discuses voice, characterization and the minute details that bring a story to life

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Nicole Krauss In Conversation

Nicole Krauss

‘The ancient stories we tell, as beautiful as they may be, also serve to shape our conventions about who we think we are or should be’

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Catherine Lacey | Five Things Right Now

Catherine Lacey

Catherine Lacey shares five things she’s reading, watching and thinking about right now.

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Peter Stamm on To the Back of Beyond

Peter Stamm & Luke Neima

Peter Stamm on the drive of freedom in literature, German Romanticism and narrational technique.

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Sarah Hall and Tessa Hadley In Conversation

Sarah Hall & Tessa Hadley

‘Literature is that odd paradox: an artifice that somehow truthfully engages the reader, the mind, the emotions, the self, in essential communion.’

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Mark Doten | Five Things Right Now

Mark Doten

‘Is there any doubt that Proust would have been obsessed with the Internet?’

The Online Edition

How to Fight Climate Change

James Thornton & Martin Goodman

A discussion of the environmental pratfalls of Brexit and the Trump presidency, and how judicial action is best used in the fight against climate change.

The Online Edition

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.