Ed Grazda has been visiting the North-west Frontier Province since 1980, shortly after the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan.
Correspondence from our archive, from Kazuo Ishiguro, Kingsley Amis, Doris Lessing, Martha Gellhorn and more.
The late Binyavanga Wainaina's iconic satire is one of Granta's best-loved essays.
Angela Carter is best known for her adaptations of fairy tales, and ‘Cousins’ is one in her quartet of wolf stories.
Nobel Prize-winning Doris Lessing on her life, lovers and landlords in 1950s London.
Nobel Prize-winning Gabriel García Márquez’s encounters with a clairvoyant in Vienna, Barcelona and Havana.
‘What I do hope is to be able to tell people’s stories, people who might otherwise have been forgotten by society, locally and otherwise.’
‘It was an isolated incident, and there had been no official or unofficial communication about it.’
‘Time in its passing casts off particles of itself in the form of images, documents, relics, junk.‘
‘I saw cuts, burns, broken limbs, heart attacks, and then, what's inside the human body.’
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