As our conception and experience of nature changes, so too does the way we write about it. This special issue features Kathleen Jamie on human pathology, Jonathan Raban on the road in the American West and Robert Macfarlane ghost-hunting in the Fens. Plus, new fiction by Lydia Peelle and a graphic story from David Heatley.
For Granta 102, Paul Farley and Niall Griffiths returned to Netherley, on Liverpool’s north-eastern rim and the fringes of rural Lancashire, and to what remains of the housing estate where they grew up.
‘There is a view of American men presented by the media – of men as boorish, insensitive, emotionally immature – that manages to underscore various stereotypes that I feel fiction and poetry have a duty to dismantle.’
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