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Granta 124: Travel

Granta 124: Travel

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by John Freeman
     
 

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Hari Kunzru travels to Chernobyl, Detroit and Japan to investigate the phenomenon of disaster tourism. Policeman-turned-detective-turned-writer A Yi describes life as a provincial gumshoe in China. Physician Siddhartha Mukherjee visits a government hospital in New Delhi, where he meets Madha Sengupta, at the end of his life and on the frontiers of medicine. Robert

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Hari Kunzru travels to Chernobyl, Detroit and Japan to investigate the phenomenon of disaster tourism. Policeman-turned-detective-turned-writer A Yi describes life as a provincial gumshoe in China. Physician Siddhartha Mukherjee visits a government hospital in New Delhi, where he meets Madha Sengupta, at the end of his life and on the frontiers of medicine. Robert Macfarlane explores the limestone underworld beneath the Peak District. And Haruki Murakami revisits his walk to Kobe in the aftermath of the 1995 earthquake. In this issue - which includes poems by Charles Simic and Ellen Bryant Voigt, a story by Miroslav Penkov and non-fiction by David Searcy, Teju Cole and Hector Abad - Granta presents a panoramic view of our shared landscape and investigates our motivations for exploring it. '

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781905881703
Publisher:
Granta Books
Publication date:
07/18/2013
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Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
256
File size:
6 MB

Meet the Author

John Freeman has been the editor of Granta since 2009. He is the author of The Tyranny of E-Mail and How to Read a Novelist, and former president of the National Book Critics Circle. His criticism has appeared in the Guardian, the Independent and the Times and the Wall Street Journal. His poems have appeared in the New Yorker and Zyzzyva and is forthcoming in the Paris Review.

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