Dense with off-kilter insight and suggestive characterisation, these are pieces that wrongfoot you in the best way
Alex Clark, Observer
Beattie's handling of this subject is subtle, discomfiting and strangely beautiful. She is particularly adept at noticing the magic of the world in which her characters live so uneasily'
Matthew Adams, Sunday Telegraph
The comedy is subtle, the writing is polished... Delicious to read - mischievous, witty, ironic and truthful
Kate Saunders, The Times
Ann Beattie on Granta.com
Fiction | Granta 152
How Things End
‘As I began to flip through a literary magazine, I was stopped by a photograph of myself as a young girl, standing beside my college professor.’
Five Things Right Now | Granta 152
Five Things Right Now: Ann Beattie
Ann Beattie shares five things she’s reading, watching and thinking about right now.