Granta 132 Possession
In this issue, Oliver Bullough travels to Ukraine and Crimea in the wake of revolution; Kerry Howley writes about cage fighting and giving birth in Texas; Molly Brodak remembers her father, a compulsive gambler and failed bank robber; and Bella Pollen describes being visited - repeatedly - by an incubus. Here are fifteen takes on the human drive to possess - a person, a home, a territory - and the many ways we become possessed - by ideas, by desires, by spirits. Also featuring fiction by Marc Bojanowski, Patrick deWitt, Greg Jackson, Daisy Jacobs, Alan Rossi, Hanan al-Shaykh and Deb Olin Unferth; along with poetry by Rae Armantrout, Angelica Freitas and Jillian Weise; and Photography by Max Pinckers, with an introduction by Sonia Faleiro.
Here are fifteen takes on the human drive to possess - a person, a home, a territory - and the many ways we become possessed - by ideas, by desires, by spirits.
Sigrid Rausing is Editor and Publisher of Granta magazine and Publisher of Granta and Portobello Books. She is the author of History, Memory and Identity in Post-Soviet Estonia: The End of a Collective Farm and Everything is Wonderful, which has been translated into four different languages.