Granta Opens Subscription-Only Online Archive


By Jason Boog Comment

grantabackwards.jpgLast week the literary journal Granta opened an online archive containing all 110 past issues of the magazine.

The subscription-only online archive is available for the one-year price of £12.99, approximately $20. Collecting all the issues since the 1979 debut of the journal, the archive features early work from writers like Nick Hornby, Salman Rushdie, and Joyce Carol Oates. In addition, the journal unveils free nuggets from the archive, like Don DeLillo’s “At Yankee Stadium“–an early draft from Mao II.

Editor John Freeman had this statement: “No more hunting through charity shop bins, or stealing them from your friends. Wherever people are, they’ll be able to enjoy and discover the magazine’s fabulous thirty-year breadth.”