Twenty-twenty, and the time disease is epidemic. In my credit-group, anyway. And yours too, friend, unless I miss my guess. Nobody thinks about anything else any more. Nobody even pretends to think about anything else any more. (Oh yeah, except the sky, of course. The poor sky.)… It’s a thing. I…
The Time Sickness
40 Years of Granta
From the editor’s desk
Correspondence from our archive, from Kazuo Ishiguro, Kingsley Amis, Doris Lessing, Martha Gellhorn and more.
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The Coincidence of the Arts
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The Unknown Known
A satire on fundamentalism in this extract from an unpublished manuscript.