Artwork © Hannah Whitaker, Barcroft (Taeuber-Arp), 2014
To the Ocean
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.
She had already imagined it all, so much so that when she finally did see him, she felt unable to speak.
‘Vicky says I’m crazy. She said worse things too last night. But who could blame her?’
At Yankee Stadium
‘From a series of linked couples they become one continuous wave, larger all the time.’