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Quick, interesting read. Starts off the darkest and the best: a short bit about living in Uganda, a bit about the conflict and huge wall in Western Sahara, and terrible stuff about hunger and bureaucracy in Sudan. Also, it's from the 80s; interesting to see how the writers' perspectives differ from ours now. (the story about Vietnam is kind of a trip.)
Granta magazine was founded in 1889 by students at Cambridge University as The Granta, a periodical of student politics, student badinage and student literary enterprise, named after the river that runs through the town. In this original incarnation it had a long and distinguished history, publishing the early work of many writers who later became well known, including A. A. Milne, Michael Frayn, ...moreMore about Granta: The Magazine of New Writing...