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Circling the Square 4 Alive, Alive Oh! 5 Paulina & Fran 8 Nobody is Ever Missing 9 Seven Good Years 9 This Living and Immortal Thing 10 Under the Udala Trees 11 Ismael and His Sisters 12 All Days Are Night 12 Have You Been Good? 13 Freedom Regained 13 Dog Run Moon 14 This House Is Not For Sale 15 The Story of My Teeth 15 Prodigals 16 Journeyman 17 The Adventures of Sir Thomas Browne 18 Signs for Lost Children 18 Addlands 19 The Wine Dine Dictionary 20 Undermajordomo Minor 21 I’m Jack 21

Granta 134: Winter issue Granta 135: New Irish Writing

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Human Acts 28 Curvology 29 Who Cooked Adam Smith’s Dinner? 29 City of  Thorns 30 The Latecomer 31 Continental Shift 32 Do It Like a Woman 33 Mexican Hooker #1 34 Exotic England 35 The Saffron Road 35 The Fox Was Ever the Hunter 36 Cast Away 37

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Circling The Square

Stories from the Egyptian Revolution

Wendell Steavenson From the acclaimed New Yorker writer comes a compelling chronicle of the Egyptian Revolution, told through the stories of the activists and the indifferent, the military and the liberals.

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n January 2011, as the crowds gathered in Tahrir Square to protest Mubarak’s three decades of rule, Wendell Steavenson went to Cairo to cover a revolution that defied historical precedent and the templates of storytelling.

Recently published

As she walked among the tents and tanks, falling into conversation, sharing cigarettes and cold soda, Steavenson tells the story of a seismic historical moment as it was experienced by ordinary citizens. Mixing reportage and travelogue, Circling the Square shows how the particular and the personal can illuminate more universal questions: what does democracy mean? What happens when a revolution unsettles everything?

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wendell steavenson has lived in and reported from post-Soviet Georgia, Iran, Iraq, and Lebanon. She is the author of the acclaimed memoir Stories I Stole and The Weight of a Mustard Seed. Her work has appeared in the Guardian, the Telegraph, Granta, Slate.com, Time, the New Yorker, and other publications.

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‘Wendell Steavenson is one of the most gifted and perceptive writers of her generation. There is no better person to have been a witness at Tahrir Square... She writes with elegance, grace and authority’ Janine di Giovanni


Alive, Alive Oh! And Other  Things that Matter

Diana Athill In this sequel to Costa Biography Awardwinning Somewhere Towards the End, Diana Athill writes with extraordinary clarity and insight about what really matters, from the remarkable vantage point of her late nineties. Recently published

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fter a long life, which memories stand out? As she approaches her 100th year, Athill, now living in a retirement home in Highgate, London, recalls in sparkling detail the layout of her childhood garden, relates with humour and honesty her experiences of the First and Second World Wars; and in the remarkable title chapter, describes her pregnancy at the age of forty-three, losing the baby and almost losing her life.

© Eva Vermandel

With vivid memories of the past mingled with candid and funny reflections on what it is like to be very old, Alive, Alive Oh! reminds us of the joy to be found at every stage of life. Praise for Diana Athill: ‘An extraordinary guiding intelligence – sceptical, amused, humane’ New Statesman

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‘Eloquent, often very funny, a natural writer’ Sunday Telegraph

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‘Startling and enjoyable, not to say riveting’ TLS

diana athill was born in 1917. She helped establish André Deutsch and worked as an editor for the publishing company for four decades. In January 2009, she won the Costa Biography Award for Somewhere Towards the End, and was presented with an OBE. She lives in London.


Granta Books January - June 2016


January

Paulina & Fran February

Rachel B.Glaser A beguiling, laugh-out-loud story of friendship and prickly, ever-elusive love; for readers of Miranda July, Sheila Heti, and Tao Lin.

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harp-tongued, fearsome Paulina meets lovely, listless Fran one night at a house party held near their liberal New England art school. Together they drift through their classes, critique their fellow students, lavish attention on their curls, and nurture their shared dreams of genius. But when their burgeoning friendship tips from intensity into enmity the two friends find themselves cast out from the halcyon days of art school, divided from one another, and set adrift in the increasingly disappointing world of adulthood. ‘You’re laughing, and then you’re struck, and then you’re struck again and slightly dizzy... [Glaser conjures] an electric array of moods’ Vice

May

‘Viciously funny, tender, and sexy all at once, every page full of deft and skewering observations. No one is spared’ Catherine Lacey, author of Nobody is Ever Missing

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rachel b. glaser is an American writer, poet, and artist. She is the author of a collection of short stories, Pee on Water, and MOODS, a book of poetry. In 2013, she received the McSweeney’s Amanda Davis Fiction Award.

©Emily Pettit

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‘A gorgeous book… Glaser captures the rawness and restlessness of youth, friendship, and artists in the making’ Christopher Bollen, author of Orient


January

Nobody is Ever Missing Catherine Lacey

February

This dazzling, dark novel follows a young woman called Elyria as she hitchhikes across the wilds of  New Zealand, fleeing from her marriage and her sorrows, searching for what’s missing. ‘Wry, surprising and blackly funny... a novel of uncomfortable power’ Guardian ‘Witty, knowing and lyrical’ Spectator

‘Compelling and fascinating... a fable for our age’ Independent on Sunday catherine lacey’s second novel, The End of Uncertainty, is forthcoming from Granta Books.

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March

‘[A novel] of striking intelligence and originality... arresting and highly accomplished‘ Daily Mail

April

Seven Good Years A Memoir

Etgar Keret May

From the man the New Yorker declared ‘a genius’, here is an absurdly enjoyable, tragicomic collection of essays about raising a son and losing a father. ‘I am very happy that Etgar and his work are in the world, making things better’ George Saunders ‘Hilarious, brilliant, poignant... this book is like its author: genius’ Ayelet Waldman

‘Close in spirit to Woody Allen... pin-sharp snapshots [that] temper nervous comedy with aching tenderness’ Independent

July

etgar keret is a leading voice in Israeli culture. He is the author of five bestselling story collections, which have been translated into thirty-seven languages. www.etgarkeret.com

June

‘At once funny and profound, [this] is a gem... Read [Keret], and the world will never look the same again’ Claire Messud


January

This Living and Immortal Thing

February

Austin Duffy A highly original and darkly funny debut novel set in a New York cancer hospital where a disillusioned and alienated Irish doctor struggles with questions of death and life – and love.

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An Irish oncologist is searching for a scientific breakthrough in the lab of a New York hospital while struggling with his failing marriage and his growing alienation within the city. But life is every bit as persistent as the illness he studies. As he starts a new treatment on his mice, he meets a beautiful but elusive Russian translator, his estranged wife gets in touch, and his supervisor pressures him to push ahead professionally. And always there is the pull of the place he considers home. Shot through with Duffy’s haunting, beautiful descriptions of the science underlying cancer, This Living and Immortal Thing shows how the cruelty of the disease is the price we pay for the joy and complexity of being in the world.

May

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austin duffy grew up in Ireland and studied medicine at Trinity College Dublin. He is a practising medical oncologist at the National Cancer Institute in Washington DC, where he lives with his wife and two children. In 2011, Duffy was awarded RTE’s Francis MacManus award for his short story ‘Orca’.

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y life is in your hands, doctor, they would sometimes say, which it never was...’

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January

Under the Udala Trees Chinelo Okparanta

February

A powerful love story that follows the life of one woman from the chaos of Nigeria’s 1968 civil war through loss, marriage, and motherhood.

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ne day in 1968, at the height of the Biafran civil war, Ijeoma’s father is killed. Separated from her grief-stricken mother, she meets another lost girl, Amina, and the two become inseparable. Theirs is a relationship that will shake the foundations of Ijeoma’s faith, test her resolve, and flood her heart.

April

In this masterful novel, Okparanta takes us from Ijeoma’s war-torn childhood through the perils and pleasures of her blossoming sexuality, into the everyday sorrows and joys of family life. ‘Remarkable and exquisite... A coming-of-age story that demands not just to be read, but felt, it wraps us in the spell of an exceptionally talented writer and storyteller’ Edwidge Danticat, author of Claire of the Sea Light

May

‘Boldly unadorned and utterly heartbreaking – Okparanta dares to tell a story that the world desperately needs to hear... A triumph’ Taiye Selasi, author of Ghana Must Go

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chinelo okparanta was born in Port Harcourt, Nigeria. She has an MFA from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. Her stories have been featured in the New Yorker and Granta. In 2013 she was shortlisted for the Caine Prize for African Writing. She is the author of Happiness, Like Water (Granta, 2013).

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‘A stunning book. Unforgettable’ Maaza Mengiste, author of Beneath the Lion’s Gaze


January

Ismael and His Sisters Louise Stern

February

A unique and powerful novel about love, community, and the barriers we build with language, set in a Maya village in Mexico. ‘The novel constantly examines what it is to communicate, with words, with hands, with eyes, with skin’ Observer

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‘A startling first novel... an opera without song’ Jewish Chronicle

chattering PB £7.99 978 1 84708 177 3

louise stern grew up in Fremont, California, the fourth generation born deaf in her family. She is an artist and the author of Chattering (Granta, 2010). She lives in London.

April

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‘[Stern gives us] the chance to see the world through different eyes that only literature can offer’ FT

All Days Are Night Peter Stamm May

Translated from the German by Michael Hofmann

From the Man Booker International-nominated author, a masterly novel about a woman who, in the wake of a terrible accident, sets out to rebuild her life. ‘A small gem about starting over when you have nothing left’ **** Metro

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‘Stamm has been a big discovery for me’ Colm Tóibín

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‘Magnificent... as fascinating as the studies of any anthropologist’ Guardian ‘A brilliant, bruising tale of shattered lives’ Independent

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peter stamm is the author of Seven Years and the story collection We’re Flying. He lives in Winterthur, Switzerland.


January

Have You Been Good? A Memoir

Vanessa Nicolson

February

A moving memoir from the granddaughter of Vita Sackville-West and Harold Nicolson, chronicling holidays at Sissinghurst, a reckless youth, and the tragic loss of Nicolson’s nineteen-year-old daughter Rosa. ‘A brutal, frank, and bittersweet memoir of poverty amid privilege’ Peter Stothard, author of Alexandria ‘A collection of fragile fragments, handled with care’ Daily Telegraph

vanessa nicolson was brought up in Florence and London. She is the author of The Sculpture of Maurice Lambert, commissioned by the Henry Moore Foundation.

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March

‘Vivid and sometimes painfully honest... She has taken the base and battered metal of her life and turned it into gold’ Mail on Sunday

April

Freedom Regained The Possibility of Free Will

Julian Baggini May

A smart, engaging, and thought-provoking exploration of the concept of free will, from one of Britain’s most respected popular philosophers. ‘An excellent book’ Terry Eagleton, Guardian, ‘Book of the Week’

julian baggini is Founding Editor of The the virtues of the table PB £9.99 978 1 84708 715 7

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Philosophers’ Magazine. His books include the bestselling The Pig that Wants to be Eaten and The Ego Trick. www.julianbaggini.com

June

‘Baggini is that happy thing – a philosopher who recognises that readers go glassy-eyed if presented with high-octane philosophical discourse. And yet [it] is in all our interests to consider crucial aspects of what it means to be human... An excellent book’ Observer


January

Dog Run Moon Stories

February

Callan Wink

A dazzling introduction to a major new voice in American literature – Callan Wink is a name, and a talent, you will not forget.

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construction worker is chased through the night by a shady local businessman whose dog he has stolen; a Wild West re-enactor is engaged in a long-running affair with the ‘Indian squaw’ who slays him on the battlefield every year; a boy is tasked by his father to rid the farm of cats. Playing out against the rugged backdrop of the untamed West, these stories are populated by characters who are toughened by life but still tender enough to cry, to care, and to dream. This remarkable debut reminds you just how good writing can be. ‘Callan Wink’s debut is impressive indeed. Fine, old-fashioned, rich and juicy fiction. Weeks later, I’m still living with the characters’ Jim Harrison, author of Legends of the Fall

May

‘The perils of work and the weight of bequeathal fuel these stories and each one holds a lasting, unshakeable image. Sometimes grace is bestowed upon the characters in a sidewindering not altogether fabulous fashion and sometimes it’s not bestowed at all. Callan Wink seems to know well the stratagems and delusions of men’s hearts. He also seems born and bred for short story mastery’ Joy Williams, author of The Quick and the Dead

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callan wink was born in Michigan in 1984 and now works as a fishing guide on the Yellowstone River in Montana. His work has been published in the New Yorker, Granta, and The Best American Short Stories. This is his first book.

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January

This House is Not for Sale E.C. Osondu

February

From everyday violence and magic to the darkly humorous voices of gossiping neighbours, this engrossing novel about a family house in an African neighbourhood draws on the rich oral traditions of Nigeria. ‘A timeless [and] ambitious debut... [it] tells the stories of every one of us, looking for a place in history and society yet struggling to hold on to our private emotions, keeping them intact from the world at large’ Yiyun Li

‘Semi-fantastic modern urban tales [with] a sense of the marvellous embedded within the texture of daily life’ FT e.c. osondu, born in Nigeria, won the 2009 Caine Prize for African Writing. He is the author of the short story collection Voice of America.

voice of america PB £7.99 978 1 84708 271 8

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March

‘Paints a powerful portrait of a community’ Independent

The Story of My Teeth Valeria Luiselli May

Translated from the Spanish by Christina MacSweeney

Join Gustavo ‘Highway’ Sánchez – a man with a mouth full of cavities and a life full of stories – on his quest for a perfect set of pearly white teeth.

‘Sánchez’s voice is an engaging one... [full of] Luiselli’s wit’ Financial Times

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valeria luiselli, born in Mexico, is the author of the novel Faces in the Crowd and a collection of essays, Sidewalks. Her work has been translated into many languages.

June

‘[A] gifted young Mexican writer... [The Story of My Teeth] is both a slim magical realist “essay-novel” and simultaneously a dense, allegorical art object... The effect is quite moving’ Literary Review


January

Prodigals Stories

February

Greg Jackson

A remarkable debut story collection about the disaffection and spiritual longing of the privileged in contemporary America, from a dazzling new talent.

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drift in lives of possibility and limitation, the flawed, struggling, and sympathetic characters of these desperate, eerie stories seek refuge from meaninglessness and boredom in love, art, friendship, drugs, and sex. A journalist is either the guest or captive of a reclusive former tennis star at his mansion in the French hills; a terrible storm forces a man and a woman, who may be his therapist, to flee New York together; the artistic ambitions of a banker are laid bare when he comes under the influence of two strange sisters. Unflinching, funny, and profound, Prodigals maps the degradations of contemporary life with unusual insight, sincerity, and passion.

May

‘This is the best fiction debut [the New Yorker] has published in years’ Lorin Stein of the Paris Review on Greg Jackson’s story ‘Wagner in the Desert’ Rights: SL Agent: Sheil Land 978 1 78378 199 7 (TPB) 978 1 78378 200 0 (Ebook)

greg jackson has been a writing fellow at the Fine Arts Work Center, MacDowell Colony, and the University of Virginia’s MFA program. A winner of the Balch and Henfield Prizes and a finalist for the 2014 National Magazine Award in Fiction, his short stories have appeared in the New Yorker, Granta, and VQR.

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Journeyman Marc Bojanowski

February

A visceral, muscular, and exquisitely crafted state-of-the-nation novel about a journeyman searching for meaning in America at the height of the Afghanistan war.

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olan Jackson is a journeyman carpenter by trade and an itinerant by nature. While fellow Americans fight in the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, he builds tract homes across California, travelling between jobs. Following a shocking workplace accident, Nolan uproots himself from the tentative relationships he has made and heads west towards the ocean. On his way he passes through his brother’s town, where events force him to stay put. Bereft of his trailer and his tools, with only the much-neglected mechanisms of his heart to rely on, Nolan turns to the task of building the foundations of a meaningful life.

April

Praise for The Dog Fighter :

May

‘The most exciting debut I have read by an American writer since Eugenides’s The Virgin Suicides. It is a remarkable achievement’ Geoff Dyer ‘Gripping... Thoroughly absorbing’ New York Times

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‘Primal and elemental’ LA Times

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marc bojanowski graduated from the University of California at Berkeley and received his MFA in creative writing from the New School. His writing has appeared in The Literary Review and Granta. His first novel, The Dog Fighter, was published in 2004.


January

The Adventures of Sir Thomas Browne in the 21st Century

February

Hugh Aldersey-Williams A personal journey with and around Sir Thomas Browne, the 17th-century physician, writer, and mythbuster. ‘A wonderfully erratic, promenading book’ Javier Marías

April

March

‘With humour, humility and intelligent generosity, AlderseyWilliams brings Sir Thomas splendidly to life’ Financial Times

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‘Written with passion and affection... A delightful read’ Guardian hugh aldersey-williams is a writer, curator, journalist, and Thomas Browne obsessive. His books include Periodic Tales: The Curious Lives of the Elements and Anatomies.

Signs for Lost Children May

Sarah Moss From the author of Night Waking, a powerful enquiry into the workings of the human mind and heart, set in 1880s Japan and England.

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‘Sarah Moss is one of our most underrated writers... [Signs for Lost Children is] full of humanity, historical insight and beautiful writing. If there is one author you take a chance on this year, let it be her – it’s time, and money, well spent’ The Times

fiction £8.99 May B format 198 × 129mm PB 368pp Selling Territories: NCR Rights: SL Agent: United Agents 978 1 84708 913 7 (PB) 978 1 84708 912 0 (Ebook)

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‘A compelling, often harrowing, occasionally heartbreaking read… Moss is an effortlessly elegant writer’ Guardian

bodies of light PB £7.99 978 1 84708 909 0

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sarah moss’s novels, Cold Earth, Night  Waking, and Bodies of Light, and her memoir, Names for the Sea, all published by Granta, have won her a Fiction Uncovered Award and shortlistings for the RSL Ondaatje and Wellcome Prizes.


January

Addlands Tom Bullough February

An instant literary classic. A sweeping and unforgettably beautiful tale of rural family life in the Welsh borders.

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ddlands is the multi-generational story of the Hamer family working the Funnon Farm. There is Idris, proud and insular, a man of the plough and the prayer-sheet, haunted by the war. Then there is the boy Oliver, who grows to be a near mythic giant in the community, a fighter, a man of the hills, seemingly as hard as the prehistoric stone. And there is Etty, Oliver’s mother, the centre of this close constellation. From the silence in the hills to the encroaching roar of modernity, it is Etty who guides and steers the life of the farm.

April

Praise for Tom Bullough: ‘A mesmerizing intensity... vivid and compelling... daring’ TLS (on Konstantin)

May

‘Shows Bullough to be a very gifted writer indeed... Truly memorable. 5/5’ Independent (on The Claude Glass) ‘Immensely enjoyable... almost unbearably tense’ Guardian (on A )

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tom bullough lives in the Brecon Beacons. Addlands is his fourth novel.


January

The Wine Dine Dictionary

Good Food and Good Wine: An A to Z of Suggestions for Happy Eating and Drinking

February

Victoria Moore Here is the book that is currently missing from our kitchen shelves: a brilliant and authoritative handbook for matching food and wine, from the author of the bestselling How to Drink.

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f you’ve ever spent hours creating a culinary feast, only to find yourself grabbing the first bottle from the rack and hoping for the best, then this is the book for you. Victoria Moore – one of the country’s most popular and influential wine journalists, and an expert in the psychology of smell and taste – doesn’t just explain what goes with what, but why and how the match works too. Written with her trademark authority, warmth, and wit, this book will help food- and wine-loving readers make more informed and more delicious choices about what to eat and drink.

May

Praise for How to Drink:

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‘Clever, trenchant, knowledgeable, imaginative... [A] handsome, useful and engaging book’ Daily Mail

how to drink PB £12.99 978 1 84708 136 0

‘Stylish [and] celebratory... Written with verve [and] packed with wonderful ideas’ Metro

victoria moore is an award-winning wine writer. She currently writes weekly for the Telegraph and monthly for Olive magazine, has written on wine for the New Statesman and Guardian and has appeared on BBC Radio 4’s Food Programme and You & Yours. Her first book was How to Drink.

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‘Unsnobbish and knowledgeable’ Financial Times

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January

Undermajordomo Minor Patrick deWitt

February

A raucous, poignant, and spectacularly enjoyable new novel by the author of Man Booker Prize-shortlisted The Sisters Brothers. ‘An electrifying adventure, both tender and profane. Nervy, hilarious and utterly unpredictable, deWitt has served up another dazzler’ Maria Semple

patrick dewitt is the author of Ablutions and The Sisters Brothers, which won the Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize, the Governor General’s Literary Award and was shortlisted for the 2011 Man Booker Prize.

the sisters brothers PB £8.99 978 1 84708 319 7

fiction £8.99 June B format 198 × 129mm PB 304pp Selling Territories: NCR Rights: SL Agent: Abner Stein 978 1 84708 872 7 (PB)

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fiction £8.99 June B format 198 × 129mm PB 272pp Selling Territories: ALL Rights: US, TN, SL Agent: United Agents 978 1 78378 086 0 (PB)

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March

‘DeWitt has an untrammelled and utterly original imagination. I cannot think of anyone else who could pull off so beautifully this controlled explosion of drollery, mischief, sly fun and tenderness’ Neel Mukherjee

previously published: September 2015 Demy 216 × 135mm TPB £12.99 978 1 84708 869 7

April

I’m Jack Mark Blacklock May

A novel, a puzzle, a multi-voice portrait, and a virtuoso assemblage of textual elements which takes its inspiration from the true story of John Humble, the Yorkshire Ripper hoaxer.

June

‘A gripping study in self-invention – and, ultimately, self-erasure’ Tom McCarthy ‘Here are dark telegrams from an expertly realised otherness that is Sunderland. Spare. Swift. Smart. And dangerous’ Iain Sinclair ‘An audacious exercise in mimicry... Its tone is mischievous, with a vein of dark, crafty humour’ Financial Times

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mark blacklock has a doctorate in 4th Dimensionality and lives in London. I’m Jack is his first novel.

previously published: June 2015 Demy 216 × 135mm TPB £12.99 978 1 78378 084 6


Granta Magazine January - June 2016


January

Granta 134: Winter issue

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Edited by Sigrid Rausing

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e were where people were killed, swiftly or in slow agony, which is easier digested with vodka and good company. Life does not prevail, not there, it just moves around.’ Mona Abouissa, ‘The Comrades and I’ ‘In five years, I have buried 748 men and I can tell you this: we are all hardened by this misery. Some have lost sons. Others land. But there is nothing so rigid as a man robbed of his humanity.’ Azam Ahmed, ‘The Ferryman’ ‘Nzinga doesn’t remember being taught how to plant a bounding mine any more than she remembers learning Mao quotes. The knowledge has always been with her, like the scene of her own premature birth, as told by her papa, each detail so vivid as to create a memory where none exists.’ George Makana Clark, ‘Base Life’ ‘Fencing was chess. Victory in the martial arts was not just a victory over another body: it was the subjugation of someone’s mind.’ David Treuer, ‘The Fencing Master’

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This issue of Granta also features new writing from Patrick Ball,  Roger Cohen, Vasily Grossman, Ben Marcus, Peter Pomerantsev, David Rakoff, Miriam Toews, Alejandro Zambra and others.

£12.99 February 210 × 145 mm PB/ Ebook 232pp (TBC) Colour illustrations Colour photo section

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January

Granta 135: New Irish Writing Edited by Sigrid Rausing

April

An issue of fiction, memoir, reportage, poetry, photography and art that will chart the many places, identities and stories that make up a nation, ‘New Irish Writing’ features Kevin Barry, Eimear McBride, Belinda McKeon, Donal Ryan, Colm Tóibín and many others.

March

Aesthetically, too, it has been a century of great experimentation, exploration and evolution. Granta 135: New Irish Writing celebrates one of the most distinguished literary traditions from a contemporary perspective, showcasing new writing from up-and-coming talent as well as from the country’s most established voices.

February

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century ago the Irish took up arms to end British rule – the Easter Rising marked the beginning of a period of drastic social and political changes that continue to reverberate through Irish life.

Praise for Granta:

May

‘Provides enough to satisfy the most rabid appetite for good writing and hard thinking’ Washington Post ‘The most highly praised literary magazine. Remarkably, praise is deserved’ New York Times

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£12.99 April 210 × 145 mm PB/ Ebook 256pp (TBC) Colour illustrations Colour photo section

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sigrid rausing is Editor and Publisher of Granta magazine and Publisher of Granta and Portobello 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.


Portobello Books January - June 2016


January

Han Kang Translated from the Korean by Deborah Smith

A riveting, poetic and unrelentingly powerful novel from the author of the highly acclaimed work The Vegetarian.

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outh Korea, Gwangju, 1980. In the wake of a viciously suppressed student uprising, a boy searches for his friend’s corpse, a consciousness searches for its abandoned body, and a brutalised country searches for a voice. In a sequence of interconnected chapters the victims and the bereaved encounter censorship, denial, forgiveness, and the echoing agony of the original trauma.

March

February

Human Acts

April

Human Acts is a universal book, utterly modern yet timeless. Already a controversial bestseller and award-winning book in Korea, it confirms Han Kang as a writer of great importance. Praise for The Vegetarian:

May

‘Understated even in its most fevered, violent moments. It has a surreal and spellbinding quality. Enthralling’ Independent ‘Sensual, provocative and violent... Sentence by sentence, The Vegetarian is an extraordinary experience’ Guardian Agent: Barbara J. Zitwer Agency 978 1 84627 596 8 (TPB) 978 1 78378 162 1 (Ebook)

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fiction £12.99 January Demy 216 × 135mm TPB 224pp Selling Territories: ALL Rights: US, SL

the vegetarian PB £7.99 978 1 84627 603 3

‘Devastating’ New Statesman ‘[When I read it,] it was love. Brutal and beautiful – the translation alone is a work of art – this is a book for anyone who believes that the novel’s job is to turn its reader inside out’ Eimear McBride

han kang was born in Gwangju, South Korea. Her writing has won the Yi Sang Literary Prize, the Today’s Young Artist Award, and the Korean Literature Novel Award. The Vegetarian, her first novel to be translated into English, was published by Portobello Books in 2015.

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January

Curvology

The Origins and Power of Female Body Shape

David Bainbridge February

Using evolutionary biology and cutting-edge psychology, David Bainbridge explains why women are the only female animal to have curves, and how these curves rule our lives. ‘A well-rounded argument on fat, form and fertility... illuminating’ Evening Standard ‘Radical’ The Times

david bainbridge teaches Clinical Veterinary Anatomy at Cambridge University. He is the author of Teenagers: A Natural History and Middle Age:  A Natural History. www.davidbainbridge.org

middle age PB £9.99 978 1 84627 268 4

popular science £9.99 January B format 198 × 129mm PB 240pp Selling Territories: NCR Rights: TN, SL Agent: The Science Factory 978 1 84627 552 4 (PB)

978 1 84627 551 7 (Ebook)

feminism / economics £8.99 January B format 198 × 129mm PB 240pp Selling Territories: NANZ Rights: US, SL Agent: Kontext Agency

978 1 84627 566 1 (PB) 978 1 84627 565 4 (Ebook)

March

‘An engrossing study... fascinating and persuasive’ Sunday Times

previously published: February 2015 Royal 234 × 153mm TPB £14.99 978 1 84627 550 0

April

Who Cooked Adam Smith’s Dinner? A Story About Women and Economics

Katrine Marçal May

Translated from the Swedish by Saskia Vogel

Politically engaged but shy of economics? Sharp, funny, and thought-provoking, Marçal shows how society is failing us all (but particularly women) and how much better things could be.

June

‘Required reading... buy it as a pledge to change the world’ Caroline Criado-Perez, author of Do it Like A Woman ‘Polemical and entertaining’ Observer ‘Smart, funny, readable’ Margaret Atwood

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previously published March 2015 Demy 216 × 135mm TPB £12.99 978 1 84627 564 7

July

katrine marÇal lives in London. On publication in Sweden, Who Cooked Adam Smith’s Dinner? was shortlisted for the August Prize and won the Lagercrantzen Award.


January

City of  Thorns Ben Rawlence

A fearless work of reportage that takes the reader inside Dadaab, the world’s largest and most notorious refugee camp, through the stories of the people who live there.

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o the charity workers, Dadaab refugee camp is a humanitarian crisis; to the Kenyan government, it is a ‘nursery for terrorists’; to the western media, it is a dangerous no-go area; but to its half a million residents, it is their last resort. Rawlence interweaves the stories of those who have come to call this desert settlement home – a former child soldier who lives for football, an indomitable youth leader, a schoolgirl whose future hangs upon her education – and brings to life an urgent human story unfolding in a city like no other.

April

March

February

Nine Lives in the World’s Largest Refugee Camp

Praise for Radio Congo:

May

‘This is a book written where angels fear to tread... With insight, humour and lyricism, Rawlence brings Congo to life, shimmering and vivid’ Jay Griffiths, author of Wild ‘Lucid and elegantly written’ Michaela Wrong Agent: Conville & Walsh 978 1 84627 587 6 (TPB) 978 1 84627 588 3 (Ebook)

‘Green leads the reader into another world... remarkable’ Michael Holman

ben rawlence is a former researcher for Human Rights Watch in the horn of Africa. He is the author of Radio Congo, and has written for a wide range of publications including the Guardian, the London Review of Books, and Prospect.

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reportage £14.99 February Royal 234 × 153mm TPB 400pp Selling Territories: NCR Rights: SL

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January

The Latecomer Dimitri Verhulst February

Translated from the Dutch by David Colmer

A caustic black comedy about a septuagenarian who checks himself into an old people’s home in order to get some peace (and avoid his wife).

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March

ésiré Cordier is losing his marbles. Or is he? Happily tucked away in the Winterlight Home for the Elderly, Désiré is looking forward to a quiet retirement with the other forgetful residents, safe in the knowledge that no one knows he’s faking his memory loss. But his escape from the modern world isn’t all he’d hoped for. There’s a former war criminal hiding out in the home and Désiré soon begins to suspect he might not be the only one at Winterlight who’s playing a part...

April

Praise for The Misfortunates: ‘Unexpectedly tender as well as uncomfortably funny... exquisite’ Guardian

May

‘A delight... subtle and wonderfully told’ Financial Times ‘Outrageousness yields to eloquence in this darkly intelligent novel’ Irish Times

fiction £12.99 March Demy 216 × 135mm TPB 144pp Selling Territories: ALL Rights: US, SL Agent: Atlas Contact Publishers 978 1 84627 567 8 (TPB) 978 1 84627 598 2 (Ebook)

‘The humour is pitch-black... very funny’ Prospect

david colmer is a multi-award winning translator. In 2012 he was awarded the Dutch Foundation for Literature prize for lifetime achievement in translation.

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© Nathalie de Clercq

June

dimitri verhulst is the author of many award-winning books, including The Misfortunates and Madame Verona Comes Down the Hill.

the misfortunates PB £7.99 978 1 84627 159 5


January

Continental Shift Kevin Bloom and Richard Poplak From pillaged mines in Zimbabwe to the challenges facing 21st-century Nollywood; from China’s investment in Botswana to the rush for resources in the Congo: welcome to the new Africa.

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frica is failing. Africa is rising. Africa is squandering its bountiful resources. Africa is a roadmap for development. Africa is turbulent. Africa is doomed. Africa is the future.

March

February

A Journey Into Africa’s Changing Fortunes

April

On the ground, all of these pronouncements prove equally true and false, as South African journalists Richard Poplak and Kevin Bloom discover on their nine-year-road trip through the paradoxical continent they call home. Following the money as it flows through China to international conglomerates, corrupt heads of state, and ordinary African citizens, Continental Shift presents eight adventures on the trail of a new Africa.

Agent: Transatlantic Literary Agency 978 1 84627 374 2 (TPB) 978 1 84627 496 1 (Ebook)

ways of staying PB £12.99 978 1 84627 265 3

May

travel / africa £14.99 March Royal 234 × 153mm TPB 320pp Selling Territories: NCR / NSA Rights: SL

June

kevin bloom is an award-winning journalist, editor, and author, whose first book, Ways of Staying won the 2010 South African Literary Award for Literary Journalism and was shortlisted for the Sunday Times Alan Paton Award. richard poplak is an award-winning journalist and author of Kenk, a graphic novel, along with two works of non-fiction, Ja, No, Man: Growing Up White in Apartheid-Era South Africa and The Sheikh’s Batmobile: In Pursuit of American Pop-Culture in the Muslim World.

July

He is a senior correspondent with South Africa’s Daily Maverick news site.

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January

Do It Like A Woman ... and Change the World

Caroline Criado-Perez February

Gathering together stories from across the globe, this is an inspiring celebration of private heroism and public triumphs, and a groundbreaking manifesto for women everywhere.

March

‘A brave, heartfelt and necessary book’ Sunday Times ‘Compelling... full of fascinating stories and facts’ Prospect ‘A must-read, put it on the curriculum’ Sunday Independent

April

‘Eloquent and powerful... essential’ Irish Independent ‘[An] inspiration’ Elle ‘Rousing and immensely readable’ Good Housekeeping, ‘Best non-fiction’

May

‘Striking… It is refreshing to read a feminist work informed by lives far removed from that of the author’ Guardian

feminism £8.99 March B format 198 × 129mm PB 336pp Selling Territories: ALL Rights: US, TN, SL

‘[It] grasps the essential impetus of feminism – as collective, connective action by a diversity of women whose voices are as brave and informed as Criado-Perez’s’ New Statesman

Agent: Janklow & Nesbit 978 1 84627 581 4 (PB) 978 1 84627 580 7 (Ebook)

previously published: May 2015 Demy 216 × 135mm TPB £12.99 978 1 84627 579 1

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of the Year. In 2015 she was awarded an OBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours.

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© Caittin Mogridge

caroline criado-perez is a journalist and activist whose work appears regularly in the UK press. In 2013, she won the Liberty Human Rights Campaigner of the Year Award and was named one of the Guardian’s People


January

Mexican Hooker #1 And Other Roles Since the Revolution

February

Carmen Aguirre From revolutionary to actor; from refugee to acclaimed playwright; from victim to lover, wife, and mother: here are the many extraordinary lives of Carmen Aguirre.

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t six-years-old Carmen Aguirre was a Chilean refugee adjusting to life in North America. At eighteen she was a revolutionary dissident married to a man she couldn’t fully love. In her twenties she fought to find herself as an actress and break away from the stereotypes thrust upon her – housekeeper, hotel maid, Mexican Hooker #1.

April

But alongside these many identities was another that was hard to embrace and impossible to escape: that of the thirteen-year-old girl attacked by one of Canada’s most feared rapists. Thirty-three years after the assault, Carmen decided it was time to meet the man who changed the course of her life. Praise for Something Fierce:

May

‘A dryly humorous, tautly narrated and inspiring memoir... extraordinary’ Metro

Rights: SL Agent: The Cooke Agency 978 1 84627 543 2 (TPB) 978 1 84627 544 9 (Ebook)

‘A blend of passion and loneliness fills this memoir... the overriding impression from this moving book is one of personal sacrifice in the struggle against tyranny’ Financial Times

something fierce PB £7.99 978 1 84627 202 8

‘Raw, courageously honest and funny; an insightful journey into the formation of a revolutionary soul’ Globe & Mail

June

memoir £12.99 April Demy 216 × 135mm TPB 288pp Selling Territories: NCR

July

carmen aguirre is a multiple-award-winning theatre artist. Her first memoir, Something Fierce, won the 2012 CBC Canada Reads competition and was a #1 national bestseller in Canada. Carmen has been touring her autobiographical one-woman show Blue Box across Canada, and is currently writing three new plays.

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January

Exotic England The Making of a Curious Nation

Yasmin Alibhai-Brown February

A sumptuous and illuminating portrait of how migration and travel have shaped England – from its language and literature to its customs and culture – by one of Britain’s most outspoken and insightful migrants. ‘So much to savour in this dazzling, impeccably researched and continually eye-opening book, our hidden braided histories brought beautifully to life’ Meera Syal

yasmin alibhai-brown writes for several major newspapers and appears regularly on TV and radio. She won the Orwell Prize in 2002. She is the author of The Settler’s Cookbook (Portobello, 2009)

the settler’s cookbook PB £9.99 978 1 84627 0840

history £9.99 April B format 198 × 129mm PB 336pp Selling Territories: ALL Rights: SL Agent: A. P.  Watt 978 1 84627 420 6 (PB) 978 1 84627 497 8 (Ebook)

previously published: March 2015 Royal 234 × 153mm HB £20.00 978 1 84627 419 0

March

‘A longed-for, much-needed, intelligent debate on the current state of multicultural England... such a brave and optimistic book, with its effervescent style, must surely be celebrated’ Independent

April

The Saffron Road A Journey with Buddha’s Daughters

Christine Toomey May

From an award-winning journalist, here is the story of an unforgettable journey from east to the west in the company of the extraordinary women who choose to become Buddhist nuns.

‘An expansive exploration of Buddhism and the plight of Buddhist nuns across the globe’ Herald

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travel £9.99 April B format 198 × 129mm PB 384pp Selling Territories: ALL Rights: US, TN, SL Agent: Conville & Walsh 978 1 84627 493 0 (PB)

978 1 84627 494 7 (Ebook) previously published: June 2015 Royal 234 × 153mm TPB £14.99 978 1 84627 492 3

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christine toomey is a former foreign correspondent for the Sunday Times. She has received several prizes for her journalism, including two Amnesty International Awards for Magazine Story of the Year.

June

‘Rich and compelling... [has] the power to inspire a new perspective on how to live, how to view those around us, and how to find deep and lasting happiness in what we already possess’ Financial Times


January

Herta Müller Translated from the German by Philip Boehm

An early masterpiece from the winner of the Nobel Prize hailed for depicting the ‘landscape of the dispossessed’ with the ‘concentration of poetry and the frankness of prose’.

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omania – the last months of the Ceaușescu regime. Adina is a schoolteacher. Paul is a doctor. Clara works in a factory. Pavel is Clara’s lover – and a member of the secret police…

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The Fox Was Ever the Hunter

April

One day Adina returns home to discover that her fox-fur rug has had its tail cut off. On another occasion it’s the hindleg. Then a foreleg. The mutilated fur is a sign she is being stalked by the secret police – the fox was ever the hunter. Müller’s lucid prose creates a hauntingly cinematic portrayal of the pervasive fear and corruption of the soul under totalitarianism.

May

© Isolde Ohlbaum

Praise for The Hunger Angel:

978 1 84627 476 3 (TPB) 978 1 84627 478 7 (Ebook)

the land of green plums PB £7.99 978 1 86207 260 2

‘Müller writes with narrative verve... I was absorbed from beginning to end’ Sunday Telegraph ‘This is a remarkable novel, both bleak and chastening […] with a poetic intensity of focus’ Guardian

the hunger angel PB £8.99 978 1 84627 278 3

Born in Romania in 1953, herta mÜller lost her job as a teacher and suffered repeated threats after refusing to cooperate with Ceauçescu’s Secret Police. She emigrated in 1987 and now lives in Berlin. She is the recipient of the Nobel Prize in Literature and the European Literature Prize.

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FICTION £14.99 May Demy 216 x 135mm TPB 256pp TBC Selling Territories: NCR Rights: SL Agent: Hanser Verlag

‘Haunting and lyrical’ Financial Times

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January

Cast Away Stories of Survival from the World’s Deadliest Voyage

Charlotte McDonald-Gibson February

A compelling non-fiction exploration of the refugee crisis in the Mediterranean, told through the stories of those who have made this perilous journey and lived to speak of their experiences.

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March

n 19 April 2015, when over 700 men, women, and children perished in the Mediterranean, Europe’s leaders were swift with a chorus of outrage and promises of action. But this catastrophe could have been prevented. For years, conflict has been driving thousands to risk the perilous crossing, but instead of offering sanctuary, EU governments have been scaling back rescue operations and refusing to overhaul the bloc’s inept asylum system.

April

Following the fate of a handful of those who have washed up on Europe’s borders, Cast Away offers a vivid glimpse of the personal dilemmas, pressures, and hopes that lie beneath the horrifying headlines.

May

reportage £14.99 June Royal 234 × 153mm TPB 304pp

Selling Territories: ALL Rights: US, SL Agent: Viney Agency 978 1 84627 615 6 (PB)

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charlotte mcdonald-gibson has worked as a foreign correspondent for thirteen years. From 2011 to 2013 she was Deputy Foreign Editor of the Independent, overseeing the coverage of the Arab Spring, and is now based in Brussels covering the EU for the Independent and Time magazine. This is her first book.

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granta & portobello books backlist

the luminaries 978 1 84708 432 3 £9.99

may we be forgiven 978 1 84708 323 4 £8.99

strange weather in tokyo 978 1 84627 510 4 £7.99

map of a nation 978 1 84708 254 1 £9.99

the sisters brothers 978 1 84708 319 7 £8.99

the wild places 978 1 84708 018 9 £9.99

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stasiland 978 1 84708 335 7 £9.99

nothing to envy 978 1 84708 141 4 £9.99

behind the beautiful forevers 978 1 84627 451 0 £9.99

the man without a face 978 1 84708 423 1 £9.99

londoners 978 1 84708 329 6 £9.99

africa 978 1 84627 604 0 £10.99

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Index A

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Addlands 19 Adventures of Sir Thomas Browne, The 18 Aguirre, Carmen 34 Aldersey-Williams, Hugh 18 Alibhai-Brown, Yasmin 35 Alive, Alive Oh! 5 All Days Are Night 12 Athill, Diana 5

Glaser, Rachel B. 8 Granta 134: Winter issue 24 Granta 135: New Irish Writing 25

Okparanta, Chinelo 11 Osondu, E.C. 15

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Han Kang 28 Have You Been Good? 13 Human Acts 28

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Paulina & Fran 8 Poplak, Richard 32 Prodigals 16 R

Rawlence, Ben 30 B

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Baggini, Julian 13 Bainbridge, David 29 Blacklock, Mark 21 Bloom, Kevin 32 Bojanowski, Marc 17 Bullough, Tom 19

I’m Jack 21 Ismael and His Sisters 12

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Cast Away 37 Circling the Square 4 City of Thorns 30 Continental Shift 32 Criado-Perez, Caroline 33 Curvology 29

Keret, Etgar 9

Lacey, Catherine 9 Latecomer, The 31 Luiselli, Valeria 15

This House Is Not For Sale 15 This Living and Immortal Thing 10 Toomey, Christine 35

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deWitt, Patrick 21 Dog Run Moon 14 Do It Like a Woman 33 Duffy, Austin 10

Marçal, Katrine 29 Under the Udala Trees 11 McDonald-Gibson, Charlotte Undermajordomo Minor 21 37 V Mexican Hooker #1 34 Moss, Sarah 18 Verhulst, Dimitri 31 Moore, Victoria 20 W Müller, Herta 36 Wink, Callan 14 N Who Cooked Adam Smith’s Nicolson, Vanessa 13 Dinner? 29 Nobody is Ever Missing 9 Wine Dine Dictionary, The 20

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Exotic England 35 F

Fox Was Ever the Hunter, The 36 Freedom Regained 13

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Jackson, Greg 16 Journeyman 17

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Saffron Road, The 35 Seven Good  Years 9 Signs for Lost Children 18 Stamm, Peter 12 Steavenson, Wendell 4 Stern, Louise 12 Story of My Teeth, The 15 T

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