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A Discussion of New Irish Writing
Peggy Hughes, Sally Rooney, Lucy Caldwell and Sara Baume in discussion about Irish literature.
Astrid Alben In Conversation: Podcast
Astrid Alben discusses her work, the interdisciplinary journal Pars, and developing a poetic alter ego.
Discoveries: Polymorphous Perversity
New erotica from Anaïs Nin; Emily Dickinson’s bedroom; Isaac Asimov’s dystopias, interracial love circa 1963 and more.
Discoveries: The Very Ecstasy of Love
Zadie on Beyoncé, Didion on diarists, Bureaucracy as Sadism, How Did They Win that prize? and more.
Discoveries: Thomas Pynchon Found!
The politics of outing writers with pseudonyms, the power of Nell Zink’s first sentences, and Trump fiction.
Discoveries: Who are the Campbells?
Our latest discoveries from the literary internet, from the new selfishness epidemic to artistic theft.
Discoveries: Who’s Afraid of Virginia Werewoolf?
Sylvia Plath’s sass, Bob Dylan spars with Leonard Cohen, Guillermo del Toro talks vampires, Shirley Jackson scares the baby boomers
Five Things Right Now: Ann Beattie
Ann Beattie shares five things she’s reading, watching and thinking about right now.
Five Things Right Now: Cynan Jones
‘A pair of seagulls. I say a pair. They might just be good friends.’
Five Things Right Now: Eliza Robertson
‘For me, astrology’s opened this new language and field of understanding. ’
Five Things Right Now: Katy Simpson Smith
Katy Simpson Smith shares five things she’s reading, watching and thinking about right now.
Five Things Right Now: Melissa Febos
‘I don’t care if anyone is watching and that’s the point.’
Five Things Right Now: Melissa Lee-Houghton
‘It thrills and delights me that I can now watch concerts I would’ve given several fingers to go to in the ’90s, albeit wonky though these videos are.’
Five Things Right Now: Rachel B. Glaser
Rachel B. Glaser shares five things she’s reading, watching and thinking about right now.
Five Things Right Now: Renee Gladman
‘I go here to slow everything down, to study shadow in a space of dreaming.’
Five Things Right Now: Siobhán Mannion
Siobhán Mannion shares five things she’s reading, watching and thinking about right now.
Granta Reads: Angela Carter’s ‘Cousins’
In this Halloween edition of the Granta podcast, Josie Mitchell reads Angela Carter’s 1980 short story, ‘Cousins’. The first in our Halloween series.
Mark Gevisser and Pwaangulongii Dauod In Conversation
Mark Gevisser and Pwaangulongii Dauod discuss Africa’s LGBTI communities, an experience of violent sexual repression, and Afro-Modernity.
Matthew Griffin and Stuart Nadler In Conversation
‘I find myself lately spending so much time trying to preserve whatever is left of my pre-internet brain.’
Podcast: The Legacy of Communism
Listen to Oliver Bullough, Peter Pomerantsev and Philip Ó Ceallaigh at the launch of Granta 134: No Man’s Land discuss the legacy of communism in eastern Europe.
The Game of Evenings
For Bloomsday, James Joyce and Adolf Hoffmeister argue about a Czech translation of Finnegans Wake in a rare and intimate interview from 1930.