MAN’S VOICE (OVER): I once heard a theory about this town, this place where we work and wrangle, where we swindle and swive. It was told to me by this writer I knew. He said: ‘It’s only a dance, but then again, it’s the only dance.’ I’m not sure he’s right, but, anyway, he’s dead now…
The Destiny of Nathalie X
The Centenary of the Russian Revolution
Boys in Zinc
Nobel Prize winner Svetlana Alexievich on the USSR in Afghanistan.
One Hundred: Introduction
Granta 100: One Hundred’s guest-editor on the challenge of putting together a milestone issue.
The View from Yves Hill
‘What is the point of rising early? I congratulate myself if I'm out of bed before midday.’
Never Saw Brazil
‘On one of the sunniest of bright May mornings, Senator Dom Liceu Maximiliano Lobo needlessly ran his comb through his neat goatee and ordered his chauffeur to pull into the side of the road.’