Podcast: The Legacy of Communism
Listen to Oliver Bullough, Peter Pomerantsev and Philip Ó Ceallaigh at the launch of Granta 134: No Man’s Land discuss the legacy of communism in eastern Europe.
Patrick deWitt and Neel Mukherjee in Conversation
Neel Mukherjee and Patrick deWitt discuss their books Undermajordomo Minor and The Lives of Others, subconscious influence, the power of the exclamation mark and love.
Hiromi Kawakami | Podcast
‘Looking back, I never was aware of feeling that close to death, but actually if you think about it, just living every day there is a very small but definitely existing chance of death, whatever you're doing, wherever you are.’
Ruth Ozeki | Podcast
‘And I never was quite sure who I was or who I was supposed to be.’
Mark Gevisser and Jonny Steinberg | Podcast
Mark Gevisser and Jonny Steinberg discuss recent South African history, their personal relationship to Johannesburg, and their personal relationship to a divided city.
Lindsey Hilsum | Podcast
Lindsey Hilsum on Libya, her time in Rwanda and how countries can repair in the aftermath of war.
Juan Pablo Villalobos | Podcast
Juan Pablo Villalobos on class struggle in Mexico, parodying Mexican identity and the difficulty of translation.
Eleanor Catton | Podcast
Anne Meadows talks to Eleanor Catton about opium and gold, whether a good author can also be a sadist and what it means to be a New Zealand writer today.
Lina Wolff | Podcast
Lina Wolff on Dante, the artistic temperament and the tension she feels between a ‘Spanishness’ and ‘Swedishness’ when writing.
Sonia Faleiro | Podcast
Sonia Faleiro on marginalized narratives, her time as a reporter and how gender influences her work.
Robert Macfarlane | Podcast
‘When you're dealing with a geological context, its age exceeds your knowing, exceeds your comprehension. Deep time is dizzying and vertiginous.’
Rebecca Solnit | Podcast
Rebecca Solnit discusses interweaving personal narratives with the lives of Mary Shelley and Che Guevara, paradoxes and Beyoncé.
A.M. Homes | Podcast
Yuka Igarashi talks to A.M. Homes, recipient of the 2013 Women’s Prize for Fiction for the novel May We Be Forgiven.