Granta Stories [Afternoon Reading]

Episodes

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01The Death Of A Chair20080107

By Doris Lessing. A lived-in chair is sold at auction, where it begins its final journey.

Short stories or abridged books, often from new writers

02Cary Grant's Suit20080108

Todd McEwan contemplates the suit worn by the star of North By North West.

Short stories or abridged books, often from new writers

03Never Never Land20080109

By Rodrigo Fresan. How JM Barrie's tragic childhood inspired the creation of Peter Pan.

Short stories or abridged books, often from new writers

04Operation20080110

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's story behind a photograph on the wall of a newsroom in Lagos.

Short stories or abridged books, often from new writers

05A New World20080111

As the First World War looms, a new world is dawning for Private Dunkley.

Short stories or abridged books, often from new writers