Synopses & Reviews
Since the early eighties, some of the best journalism in the English language has appeared exclusively in Granta. The Granta Book of Reportage collects the achievements of a generation. Included are Joseph Lelyveld, managing editor of The New York Times; John Simpson, a journalist for the BBC; William McPherson, a Washington Post journalist and recipient of the Pulitzer Prize; and lan Jack, named Journalist of the Year in the U.K.
This collection of journalism includes: John le Carre with the spy of the century in Switzerland; Ian Jack investigating the deaths on the Rock; John Simpson saving a soldier's life in Tiananmen Square; Martha Gellhorn in Panama City after the US invasion; and Richard Rayner during the LA riots.