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Anushka Jasraj | Interview

Anushka Jasraj

‘I’ve never really had any readership, apart from fellow writers who have been forced to read my stories in writing workshops.’

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Ruchir Joshi | Interview

Ruchir Joshi

Writer and filmmaker Ruchir Joshi on his essay ‘Tracing Puppa’, Calcutta and his dreams of writing for Granta.

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Karl Ove Knausgaard | The Proust Questionnaire

Karl Ove Knausgaard

'What is your most unappealing habit? Maybe all the brain-like chewing gums I leave behind everywhere I work.'

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Interviews of the Boys from the War

Daniel Kon

‘But you had to be on the islands to know what it was really all about.’

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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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Jonathan Levi | Interview

Jonathan Levi

‘It’s a miracle that Granta survived our mutual adolescence. And yet, it was that smell of teenage spirit that brought Graham Greene and Martha Gellhorn and Hanif Kureishi to our pages.’

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Lillian Li | Interview

Lillian Li

‘I don’t think I ever learned how to tell a story in the literal sense.’

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Emma Martin | Interview

Emma Martin

‘I’ve occasionally caught a kind of self-consciousness stalking me when I write about New Zealand.’

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Diana McCaulay | Interview

Diana McCaulay

‘I want my writing to be grounded in the real and complex place, without nostalgia or idealization.’

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Elizabeth McCracken | Interview

Elizabeth McCracken

‘This week John Freeman spoke to Best Young American Novelist Elizabeth McCracken about her works-in-progress, a novel that broke up into six short stories, and her contribution to Granta’s latest issue.’

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Zoë Meager | Interview

Zoë Meager

‘I haven’t written much local stuff, because I guess I’ve been more interested in the meeting of (potential) worlds.’

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Michael Mendis | Interview

Michael Mendis

‘Mostly, writing is part of my process of understanding the world.’

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Dinaw Mengestu | Interview

Dinaw Mengestu

Dinaw Mengestu talks about how he came to write ‘Big Money’, his contribution to Granta 108, his forthcoming novel, his relationship with his hometown, Chicago, and his inspiration as a writer.