In the spring of 2008, Nick Danziger photographed inside the troubled Paris suburb of Bagneux. This essay accompanies the report by Andrew Hussey from Granta 101.
Elif Batuman travels to the International Tolstoy Conference in Russia to determine, once and for all, if Leo Tolstoy was murdered.
When Virginia Woolf was thirteen, she was abused by her half-brother George Duckworth. No one believed her – not even her biographers.
Nell Boeschenstein on the fraught discourse surrounding post-mastectomy reconstruction.
Jillian Weise explains what being a cyborg really means.
Snigdha Poonam reports from India, where rumours spreading over WhatsApp fuel flash mobs, political violence and murder.
‘I go up and watch the avenue through the window. Noise and more noise. An avenue of insects, stray bullets and snipers sprawled on the rooftops.’
‘To step inside Viviana Peretti’s camera obscura is to witness the very process by which memory is made.’
Ken Light revisits the photos he took of immigrants crossing the border between Mexico and the US in the 1980s.
‘The people I met once I reached Bamiyan were not victims.’ Janine di Giovanni introduces Monika Bulaj’s photographs.
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