Granta 126: Do You Remember launch
Olivia Laing and Jonny Steinberg in conversation with Gaby Wood
7pm Adm £5 (redeemable against cost of Granta 126)
In the new issue of Granta, writers remember, or invent, scenes from their own lives and the lives of others, exploring the textures of memory and loss, recovery and invention. to celebrate the launch of Granta 126: Do You Remember contributors Olivia Laing and Jonny Steinberg discuss their work in the issue, with Daily Telegraph Literary Editor Gaby Wood. In ‘The Magic Box’, Olivia Laing searches for traces of David Wojnarowicz in the artist’s native New York as she delves into Wojnarowicz Archive at NYU. In ‘The Defeated’ Jonny Steinberg revisits the area and people he wrote about in his award winning book Midlands: A Very South African Murder. Join these writers and the Granta team for a unique discussion about the uses of art, writing, and their relationship to society.