A dazzling work of speculative fiction
Heart-breaking. The Men imagines a better world and what we might have to sacrifice to get there, and, at the same time, it's a brilliantly constructed sci-fi thriller, with a premise that hooks you in with a horrifying grip. I loved it
'Almost supernaturally propulsive, sometimes very beautiful... there are strange things here I am unlikely to forget. Sandra Newman is a genius'
Sarah Perry, author of Melmouth
Sandra Newman on Granta.com
Essays & Memoir | Granta 156
‘It was a rescue horse, but a horse.’
Memoir by Sandra Newman.
Essays & Memoir | The Online Edition
Best Book of 1952: The Palm-Wine Drinkard
Sandra Newman on why Amos Tutuola’s The Palm-Wine Drinkard is the best book of 1952.