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Granta editor John Freeman kicks off the New Year by introducing the upcoming issue of the magazine, which will be published on 15th January. The issue is based around the theme of WORK - which he says has become conspicuously absent from literature. Here he talks about pieces by Salman Rushdie, Aminatta Forna, Yiyun Li, Julian Barnes, Colum McCann and others keen to ruminate on one of the most important and unavoidable aspects of our lives.

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