Granta 124: Travel [NOOK Book]

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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 ...
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Granta 124: Travel

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Overview

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. '
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781905881703
  • Publisher: Granta Books
  • Publication date: 7/18/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 256
  • Sales rank: 1,284,063
  • File size: 7 MB

Meet the Author

John Freeman
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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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 14, 2014

    Lol

    Post this on three different books, kiss your hand and look under your pillow.

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