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Autobiography
Autobiography
ISBN-13: 9780140075670
ISBN-10: 0140075674
Publication Date: 5/1999
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Publisher: Granta Books
Book Type: Paperback
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Granta is a British series of literary books of short stories/essays.
Granta #14: Autobiography

"The Americans call photography an art. But what I'm doing is not art. How can I talk of these photographs as art objects? These are real people. I have inhaled their suffering."Don McCullin, "A Life in Photographs."

Contents:
Norman Lewis, Jackdaw Cake (read)
Raymond Carver, Where he was: Memories of my Father
Beryl Bainbridge, Funny Noises with our Mouths
Michael Ignatieff, August in my Father's House
Doris Lessing, Impertinent Daughters
Vladimir Rybakov, Family Politics
Breyten Breytenbach, Punishable Innocence
Todd McEwen, Paramilitarism in Costa del Burger
Eddie Limonov, Eddie-baby
William Boyd, Alpes Maritimes
Josef Skvorecky, Failed Saxophonist
Don McCullin, A Life in Photographs
Reinaldo Arenas, A Poet in Cuba
Christian McEwen, The Business of Mourning
Jaroslav Seifert, Skating with Lenin
Adam Mars-Jones, Weaning
Bernard Crick, On the Orwell Trail