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Anna Pyasetskaya is the founder of a Chechen-Russian organization which counsels and represents people still searching for missing family members. ‘The Lost Boys’ (Granta 64) was first published in Karta, a Russian journal dedicated to human-rights issues.More about the author →
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Close to Home
‘I thought about how I had tricked everyone into thinking I was hard, that I could handle myself, without ever having to throw a punch.’
An extract from Close to Home by Michael Magee.
Podcast | Ayanna Lloyd Banwo
Ayanna Lloyd Banwo
‘Places don’t always remember what they are.’
Ayanna Lloyd Banwo talks about her novel When We Were Birds.
Beyond Deep Throat | Part II
‘Whatever porn is or is not, like dance it is rooted in the body.’
Saskia Vogel on the relationship between dance and pornography.
‘In clothes, I met strangeness with strangeness. They dressed me with a kind of distanced power.’
Rosie Findlay on fashion and religion.
Animals After Dark
‘I was not a strong mayor. I was an email. I was a little bit high.’
A short story by Avigayl Sharp.
A Bleed of Blue
‘I was trying simultaneously to numb the grief I felt and to burrow into that grief, so I could stand in it.’