Granta Class of 2013

Best-known titles from Granta's Best Young British Novelists

Granta recently published their once-in-a-decade Best of Young British Novelists 4.

Remarkably prescient, their list includes, whom their panel deems, the best novelists under the age of forty writing in Britain today. We’ve collected some of their best known titles here so you can judge for yourself.

Black Mamba Boy cover

3. Black Mamba Boy

Nadifa Mohamed
Ours are the Streets cover

4. Ours are the Streets

Sunjeev Sahota
Golden Age cover

9. A Golden Age

Tahmima Anam
Birth of Love cover

10. The Birth of Love

Joanna Kavenna

11. Playing Days

Benjamin Markovits
NW cover

12. NW

Zadie Smith
Escape cover

13. The Escape

Adam Thirlwell
The Innocent cover

14. The Innocent

David Szalay

15. Boxer, Beetle

Ned Beauman

List created by

Danny Scott
Danny Scott

Danny Scott is Scottish Book Trust's Digital Marketing Manager