From Nobel laureates to debut novelists, international translations to investigative journalism, each themed issue of Granta turns the attention of the world’s best writers on to one aspect of the way we live now.
‘Perhaps the first rule of everything we endeavour to do is to pay attention. Perhaps the second is to be patient. And perhaps a third is to be attentive to what the body knows.’ (Barry Lopez, as quoted in the Introduction to #152)
‘After so many years of feeling that some Event was due, that something vast must surely happen, something vast happened. Is happening.’ from ‘Spring’ by China Miéville
This issue reflects on confinement, escape and paying attention, as writers and artists respond to the pandemic.
Publisher and editor: Sigrid Rausing
14,8 x 21 cm, 266 pages