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The Wor(l)ds of William Gass
40 Years of Granta
From the editor’s desk
Correspondence from our archive, from Kazuo Ishiguro, Kingsley Amis, Doris Lessing, Martha Gellhorn and more.
How to Write About Africa
The late Binyavanga Wainaina's iconic satire is one of Granta's best-loved essays.
Angela Carter is best known for her adaptations of fairy tales, and ‘Cousins’ is one in her quartet of wolf stories.
The Roads of London
Nobel Prize-winning Doris Lessing on her life, lovers and landlords in 1950s London.
Dreams for Hire
Nobel Prize-winning Gabriel García Márquez’s encounters with a clairvoyant in Vienna, Barcelona and Havana.
On the Death of Elizabeth Bishop
‘Her grace, acuity, and easy command of language make Elizabeth Bishop’s writing a delight to both the mind and the ear.’
‘It got into you. How many scrapes had he seen? How many wrecks?’ New fiction from Will Boast.