Essays & Memoir
The best non-fiction writing, exclusive to Granta.com.
02 September 2014
‘History is a bunch of facts and also it is babies. Probably is a truer word than absolutely.’
21 July 2014
‘I hated going to the library but still it scared me that I wouldn’t be let into a library or any place because I was black.’
15 July 2014
‘He knows all protests against the World Cup taking place during the World Cup will be seized upon by politicians in power and the opposition...’
09 July 2014
Three Granta contributors introduce their favourite football books.
18 June 2014
‘Outside, the rhythm of the landscape has changed: more buildings, fewer gaps.’
27 May 2014
Three Granta contributors introduce their favourite Japanese books.
22 May 2014
‘I would like to begin our conversation, then, by asking you about the writing of history.’
28 April 2014
‘Never underestimate the power of a grandmother to leave her mark on coming generations...’
17 February 2014
‘I’m increasingly defined by guilt.’
04 February 2014
'Of course, I’d lied to the editors of Vogue and told them I spoke perfect French.'