Granta #164

Granta #164

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Granta #164 Last Notes

  • Condition: New
  • Language: English
  • 264 Pages 
  • 14.60cm x 20.96cm (5.75" x 8.25")
  • Published in London, UK
  • Summer 2023
  • Frequency: Quarterly

Cover artwork © Etel Adnan, Untitled, 1998

Generators, rockets, sirens and the clatter of chess: from war in Ukraine to construction booms in Phnom Penh and Cairo; from music to the experience of living in partial silence, in this issue we try to get at what we hear rather than what we see.

Featuring non-fiction by Lydia Davis, Brian Dillon, Wiam El-Tamami, Peter Englund (tr. Sigrid Rausing), Diana Evans, Tabitha Lasley, Adam Mars-Jones, Maartje Scheltens, Anjan Sundaram, Y-Dang Troeung, Ed Vulliamy and Ada Wordsworth.

Fiction by Nicola Barker, Mazen Maarouf (tr. Mazen Maarouf with Laura Susijn), Adèle Rosenfeld (tr. Jeffrey Zuckerman) and Brywan Washington poetry by Oluwaseun Olayiwola and Martha Sprackland.

Photography by Suzie Howell (introduced by A.K. Blakemore), James Berrington and Sama Beydoun.

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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