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Granta 147: 40th-Birthday Special
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Sigrid Rausing
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Granta 147: 40th-Birthday Special

Sigrid Rausing



The Arts: General & Reference;
Anthologies (non-poetry);
Fiction & Literature;
Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)


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It's 1979. The Soviet Union invades Afghanistan, China introduces its one-child policy, Margaret Thatcher is elected as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, and an old Cambridge student magazine is relaunched. This special edition marks Granta's 40th birthday by bringing together some of its best writing from the past forty years.

Featuring: Angela Carter, Kazuo Ishiguro, Todd Mcewen, Bruce Chatwin, James Fenton, Primo Levi, Amitav Ghosh, Raymond Carver, Philip Roth, John Gregory Dunne, Ryszard Kapu?ci?ski, Joy Williams, Don Delillo, John Berger, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Bill Buford, Lindsey Hilsum, Lorrie Moore, Hilary Mantel, Ian Jack, Edward W. Said, Diana Athill, Edmund White, Ved Mehta, Alexandra Fuller, Binyavanga Wainaina, Mary Gaitskill, Lydia Davis, Jeanette Winterson, Herta Muller In this special, celebratory issue of Granta, we will be republishing a selection of our favourite pieces from the magazine's distinguished archive, along with a selection of letters and photographs from behind the scenes. This will be a collector's issue and is not to be missed.

By:   Sigrid Rausing
Imprint:   Granta
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 210mm,  Width: 146mm,  Spine: 27mm
Weight:   570g
ISBN:   9781909889224
ISBN 10:   1909889229
Series:   Granta: The Magazine of New Writing
Publication Date:   May 2019
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Sigrid Rausing is Editor and Publisher of Granta magazine and Publisher of Granta Books. She is the author of History, Memory and Identity in Post-Soviet Estonia: The End of a Collective Farm and Everything is Wonderful, which has been translated into four different languages.

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