Robert Coover, the celebrated author of classics such as The Public Burning and A Night at the Movies, reads his story ‘Vampire‘ and talks to Online Editor Ted Hodgkinson about distilling down an idea, the intersection of myth and the modern world and the quintessential English novel.
Our favourites from 2016
Why We’re Post-Fact
Peter Pomerantsev on the move to post-truth politics.
Violence in Blue
Statistician Patrick Ball on the unprecedented number of police homicides in the United States.
The Raingod’s Green, Dark as Passion
Kevin Barry remembers writing in Cork.
‘His wife comes in, baring, with a wink, her incisors, and offers him a Bloody Mary.’
Lucky Pierre and the Coldwater Flat
‘Projections run riot, mirrors tip and weave, there’s a blur of images like film jumping out of its sprockets.’
Granta Reads: Angela Carter’s ‘Cousins’
In this Halloween edition of the Granta podcast, Josie Mitchell reads Angela Carter’s 1980 short story, ‘Cousins’. The first in our Halloween series.