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
Disobedience cover

9. Disobedience

Naomi Alderman
Golden Age cover

10. A Golden Age

Tahmima Anam
Birth of Love cover

11. The Birth of Love

Joanna Kavenna

12. Playing Days

Benjamin Markovits
NW cover

13. NW

Zadie Smith
Escape cover

14. The Escape

Adam Thirlwell
The Innocent cover

15. The Innocent

David Szalay

16. Boxer, Beetle

Ned Beauman

List created by

Danny Scott
Danny Scott

Danny Scott is Scottish Book Trust's Digital Marketing Manager