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Granta 51: Big Men (and L.A. Women)
Big as in substantial, powerful, famous; men as in weak, wicked, and notorious. Gitta Sereny on Albert Speer, the tyrant as survivor; Caroline Alexander on the classical tyrant, Hastings Banda; Andrea Ashworth on the tyrant in the next room, her stepfather. Blake Morrison considers failing manhood, John Sweeney investigates the myth and mystery of Hitler’s missing testicle, and Douglas Brooker photographs the young – some may say strange – women of L.A.