Pounding a Nail
‘It wasn't his first radio interview—he'd done a few in New York the previous year—but certainly among his earliest.’
‘They’: Stalin’s Polish Élite
‘You referred to a comrade as ‘Mister’. That's offensive.’
Maria Venegas | Interview
Maria Venegas discusses ‘Bullet Proof Vest’, her essay from Granta 108: ‘Chicago’ about her criminal father, who ‘shot a man when he was twelve years old’.
Jess Row | Interview
‘What I’m most drawn to in writing about this subject is the way in which very small, intimate acts of violence (not even necessarily physical violence) often serve as a microcosm or incubator for the massive, cataclysmic violence we see all around us in the world.’