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Granta 78: Bad Company

by Ian Jack (Editor)

Other authors: Rachel Cusk (Contributor), Milan Kundera (Contributor), Adrian Leftwich (Contributor), Todd McEwen (Contributor), Jon McGregor (Contributor)7 more, Arthur Miller (Contributor), Deirdre O'Callaghan (Photographer), Gary Shteyngart (Contributor), Rory Stewart (Contributor), Jonathan Tel (Contributor), Olga Tokarczuk (Contributor), Edmund White (Contributor)

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A fiction special, introducing two new authors. Gary Shteyngart is not yet 30. His story, "Several Anecdotes About My Wife", is a funny and scurrilous account of a young Russian immigrant's disastrous marriage to a native New Yorker. Jon McGregor works as washer-up in a Nottingham restaurant. His story "Jonas" is a lyrical and disturbing account of a mysterious death in the Anglian fens. This edition also includes new short stories by Rachel Cusk, Edmund White and Jonathan Ley. Other features include: Arthur Miller remembers his life at the Chelsea Hotel, with Brendan Behan and Dylan Thomas; Rory Stewart among the dervishes in Pakistan; Aleksander Hemon's return to Sarajevo; and a photographic essay by Deirdra O'Callaghan on the lost souls of Camden Town.… (more)



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Jack, IanEditorprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Cusk, RachelContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Kundera, MilanContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Leftwich, AdrianContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
McEwen, ToddContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
McGregor, JonContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Miller, ArthurContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
O'Callaghan, DeirdrePhotographersecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Shteyngart, GaryContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Stewart, RoryContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Tel, JonathanContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Tokarczuk, OlgaContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
White, EdmundContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed

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