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Make Sherry Johnson’s damn fine cherry pie

Ever dream of sampling Twin Peaks’ culinary centrepiece? Well, now you can make it yourself.

Are indexers the “unsung heroes” of publishing?

Sam Leith considers the importance of indexers in a Google age. The best indexes, he writes, “are works of art”.

“Since everything was suddening into a hurricane” – new story by Binyavanga Wainaina

There’s a new piece from the incredible Binyavanga Wainaina in the latest issue of Granta.

“Visionary” Wolf Erlbruch wins prestigious Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award

With his focus on “darker” subject matter, Wolf Erlbruch is an interesting choice for this year’s Astrid Lindgren memorial award.

Is travel writing dead? Thoughts from Geoff Dyer, Colin Thubron and others

Granta’s latest issue includes some fifteen reflections on the question of whether travel writing still has relevance.

Extract from The Relatively Public Life of Jules Browde by Daniel Browde

Daniel Browde is one of several authors longlisted for this year’s Alan Paton Award. The Relatively Public Life of Jules Browde stands out as a moving memoir of his relationship with his grandfather, Jules.

The I.O.U. by F. Scott Fitzgerald

The New Yorker’s March 20th fiction piece is a previously unpublished story by F. Scott Fitzgerald.