Robert Coover, the celebrated author of classics such as The Public Burning and A Night at the Movies, reads his story ‘Vampire‘ and talks to Online Editor Ted Hodgkinson about distilling down an idea, the intersection of myth and the modern world and the quintessential English novel.
‘His wife comes in, baring, with a wink, her incisors, and offers him a Bloody Mary.’
Lucky Pierre and the Coldwater Flat
‘Projections run riot, mirrors tip and weave, there’s a blur of images like film jumping out of its sprockets.’
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.