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Naomi Alderman | Podcast

Naomi Alderman & Ellah Allfrey

Ellah Allfrey speaks with Naomi Alderman, one of Granta’s Best Young British Novelists.

Sunjeev Sahota | Podcast

Sunjeev Sahota & Ellah Alfrey

Sunjeev Sahota speaks with Ellah Alfrey about his work, Midnight's Children and having a day job.

Jaime Karnes | Interview

Jaime Karnes & Ollie Brock

‘I began telling stories as a child – a way to guarantee invitation to sleepover parties.’

Love in Germany

Doris Dörrie

‘Does a married couple have to be faithful?’

Peter Orner | Interview

Peter Orner & Ted Hodgkinson

‘For me the strange moments that make up our lives are plot.’

Kamila Shamsie | Podcast

Kamila Shamsie & John Freeman

Granta Best of Young British novelist Kamila Shamsie talks to John Freeman about love, war and citizenship.

Gadi Taub | Best Untranslated Writers

Etgar Keret

‘At first, I thought the best way to introduce Gadi Taub’s powerful novel would be through its sophisticated and twist-filled plot. But the hard hitting story isn’t half as complex and unique as its protagonists.’

Gordon Burn | Interview

Gordon Burn & Simon Willis

‘The line between reality and its representation has become rivetingly porous.’

Yukiko Motoya | Podcast

Yukiko Motoya & Asa Yoneda

Yukiko Motoya on her short story for Granta 127, happy endings and finding freedom in writing.

Daniyal Mueenuddin | Interview

Daniyal Mueenuddin

‘Great translations are much rarer than great works of fiction or poetry.’

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.’

Hari Kunzru | Interview

Hari Kunzru & Ted Hodgkinson

‘It was interesting to me how readily UFOs can be mapped onto a spiritualism, Madame Blavatsky and so on.’

Patrick deWitt | Interview

Patrick deWitt & Ted Hodgkinson

‘Names are always hard to come by for me, which can be maddening, because it’s an ever-looming question mark when I’m trying to bring a character into focus. And oftentimes it’s the name that solidifies someone in my mind.’