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Alanna Mitchell: “We do not live in a post-truth world, but one that needs science more than ever”

About a year ago, while I was passionately immersed in getting the manuscript of my latest book, The Spinning Magnet: The Force That Created the Modern World and Could Destroy It, to my publisher, I found myself with a brief moment to surface and take the temperature of the times.

Granta guest editors Madeleine Thien and Catherine Leroux find hope in the “collision of ideas”

When guest editors Madeleine Thien and Catherine Leroux finalized the lineup for Granta 141, a special issue of the renowned literary quarterly dedicated to new writing out of Canada, they included an essay by Acadian writer France Daigle called “What Is It that Hurts?”