Colin Grant is a BBC radio producer and an independent historian. His books include Bageye at the Wheel which was shortlisted for the PEN/Ackerley Prize. He has written for the Guardian, Independent, GQ and Granta. His latest book, A Smell of Burning, is a cultural history of epilepsy which will be published next year.
Colin Grant on Granta.com
Sharons Muckle Nice Test Post
The following is an excerpt from Sharons Muckle Nice Test Post: God help us, we’re in the hands of engineers. Hey, you know how I’m, like, always trying to save the planet? Here’s my chance. I gave it a cold? I gave it a virus. A computer virus. You’re a very talented young man, with your own clever thoughts and ideas. Do you need a manager?