Posts Tagged ‘Granta’

ToDo ToDay: Hemingway Ballet! Daft Punk Bike Ride!

Ernest Hemingway’s 1926 novel The Sun Also Rises is populated with the writer’s most colorful cast of characters. There’s the grizzled journalist Jake Barnes and all his ex-pat pals,  and, of course, the glamorous, carefree divorcee Lady Brett Ashley. All will be on their feet when The Washington Ballet premieres Hemingway: The Sun Also Rises. To recreate [...]

ToDo ToDay: A Concert for Haiti and the D.R.

Relations between Haiti and the Dominican Republic are better than they once were: In the 1840s, the former French colony tried to annex the former Spanish colony, and in the 1930s, the Dominican President ordered the killing of Haitians in the D.R. More recently, Haitians have served as cheap labor in their neighboring country. But [...]

“Like a Hidden Track on a CD”: A Conversation With Tania James

More evidence of globalization at work: Novelist and short-story writer Tania James lives in D.C., but her most recent publication is a story about two brothers from Lahore, India, and it was published in the new, England-themed issue of Granta. That story, "Lion and Panther in London," is also included in her first story collection, [...]