in Wales, the farmers looked me over suspiciously
until I opened my mouth and ordered a beer
and they understood that I was not English.
They continued their conversation in Gaelic
Correspondence from our archive, from Kazuo Ishiguro, Kingsley Amis, Doris Lessing, Martha Gellhorn and more.
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.
Nobel Prize-winning Doris Lessing on her life, lovers and landlords in 1950s London.
Nobel Prize-winning Gabriel García Márquez’s encounters with a clairvoyant in Vienna, Barcelona and Havana.
‘the earth will heal / eventually / magnificently / when our species / is gone’
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