Granta #161

Granta #161

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Granta #161 Sister, Brother

  • Condition: New
  • Language: English
  • 232 Pages 
  • 14.60cm x 20.96cm (5.75" x 8.25")
  • Published in London, UK
  • Autumn 2022
  • Frequency: Quarterly

Psychoanalysis famously privileges the vertical relationship between a child (the patient) and their parents over the seemingly equal and unproblematic horizontal connections between siblings. This issue of Granta tells a different story – one of chaotic hierarchies, zero-sum games of competition alternating with tenderness, lifelong relationships that nevertheless can sometimes break.

Granta magazine and Granta Books share a remit to discover and publish the best in new literary fiction, memoir, reportage and poetry from around the world.

The magazine was founded in 1889 by students at Cambridge University as The Granta, a periodical of student politics, badinage and literary enterprise, named after the river that runs through the town. In this original incarnation it published the work of writers like A.A. Milne, Michael Frayn, Stevie Smith, Ted Hughes and Sylvia Plath.

In 1979, Bill Buford and Pete de Bolla transformed Granta from a student publication to the literary quarterly it remains today. Each themed issue of Granta turns the attention of the world’s best writers on to one aspect of the way we live now.


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