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A Conversation with Orhan Pamuk

Maureen Freely

‘How do you hold your own in such a climate?’

After the Affair

Maud Newton & Alexander Chee

‘Reading it, I thought, this must be what it was like to be his lover. To wait and wait for him to eventually say something to you, while he talked about everything else.’

Aftermath

Kris Hofmann

‘What is a feminist, anyway? What does it mean, to call yourself one?’

Banyan

Robert Olen Butler

‘I wake and it’s dark and a woman is beside me, naked and small, and she is waking too and the room is still heavy with the incense she burned for her dead.’

Eleanor Catton: The Granta Podcast, Ep. 83

Eleanor Catton & Anne Meadows

Anne Meadows talks to Eleanor Catton about opium and gold, whether a good author can also be a sadist and what it means to be a New Zealand writer today.

Five Things Right Now: Akhil Sharma

Akhil Sharma

Akhil Sharma, a Granta Best Young American Novelist and author of new novel Family Life, shares five things he’s reading, watching and thinking about.

Five Things Right Now: Alan Warner

Alan Warner

Granta Best Young British Novelist, Alan Warner, shares five things he’s reading, watching and thinking about right now.

Five Things Right Now: Daisuke Yokota

Daisuke Yokota

Photographer Daisuke Yokota shares five links of what he’s reading, watching, thinking about and loving right now.

Five Things Right Now: Darcey Steinke

Darcey Steinke

Darcey Steinke, author of Sister Golden Hair, shares five links of what she’s reading, watching and thinking about right now.

Five Things Right Now: Dorothea Lasky

Dorothea Lasky

Dorothea Lasky, author of the poetry collection, Rome, shares five links of what she’s reading, watching and thinking about right now.

Five Things Right Now: Jenny Offill

Jenny Offill

Jenny Offill, author of Dept. of Speculation, shares five things she’s reading, watching and thinking about.

Five Things Right Now: John Darnielle

John Darnielle

John Darnielle, author of the debut novel Wolf in White Van, shares five links of what he’s reading, watching and thinking about right now.

Five Things Right Now: Katherine Faw Morris

Katherine Faw Morris

Evie Wyld shares five things she’s reading, watching and thinking about.

Five Things Right Now: Kseniya Melnik

Kseniya Melnik

Kseniya Melnikis, chosen in 2010 as a Granta New Voice, shares five things she’s reading, watching and thinking about right now.

Five Things Right Now: Sarah Thornton

Sarah Thornton

Sarah Thornton, author of 33 Artists, 3 Acts, shares five links of what she’s reading, watching and thinking about right now.

God and Fiction

Aleksandar Hemon & Stuart Dybek

‘Do writers of fiction have to create a cosmology in order to exist?’

Granta Audio: Alison Moore

Alison Moore & John Freeman

‘Here Moore spoke to John Freeman about the experience of being shortlisted, why her characters often find themselves enclosed in a memory and writing short.’

Granta Audio: Claire Vaye Watkins

Claire Vaye Watkins & Ted Hodgkinson

‘These are stories that capture sudden, unexpected intimacies and unearth alternate family mythologies in seemingly innocuous objects.’

Granta Audio: Robert Coover

Robert Coover & Ted Hodgkinson

His wife comes in, baring, with a wink, her incisors, and offers him a Bloody Mary.

Helen Oyeyemi: My Writing Playlist

Helen Oyeyemi

Helen Oyeyemi on what she listens to while writing and editing.

In Conversation: Carlos Yushimito and Santiago Roncagliolo

Carlos Yushimito & Santiago Roncagliolo

‘We shouldn’t just study people through their archives, but also by being witness to their dreams’

In Conversation: Dorothea Lasky and Adam Fitzgerald

Dorothea Lasky & Adam Fitzgerald

Dorothea Lasky and Adam Fitzgerald talk about the Metaphysical I, thigh-burning poetry and the timeless appeal of popcorn.