1990 First Edition (not a reprint edition), Winter 1990. The year 1989, annus mirabilis, was the most important year in Europe since the end of World War Two. After 1989, Europe changed irreversibly, for better or worse. This special issue of Granta focuses on this crucial moment and projects itself into the possible future outcomes. Articlesphoto essays and stories include: Looking for JiYí Wolf by Graham Swift; The Borderlands by Neal Ascherson; Turia by Michael Ignatieff; Centre of Gravity by Victoria Tokareva; Our Circle by Ludmilla Petrushevskaya; The Death of Merab Kostava by Patrick Zachmann; Those From My Village Inka Ruka; The State of Europe, Christmas Eve, 1989 (Josef Skvoreckı, George Steiner, Jurek Becker, Han Magnus Enzensberger, Werner Krätschell, Isaiah Berlin, Andrei Sinyavsky, Abraham Brumberg, Noel Annan, Günter Kunert, Tony Benn, Czeslaw Milosz, Ivan Kilma, Stephen Spender, Mircea Dinescu); The Siege of Leningrad by Mikhail Steblin-Kamensky; Democracy by Joseph Brodsky; New World (Part Two) by Jonathan Raban; Wedding Day by Yuri Ribchinsky; Dying Village by Vladimir Filonov.