Peter Pomerantsev & Devorah Baum: The Politics of Feeling

Issue 146 of Granta is themed around the politics of feeling. Guest co-editor Devorah Baum interviews Peter Pomerantsev about his piece ‘Normalnost’, which explores how what once appeared the exclusive culture of post-Soviet Russia – the denial and distortion of facts and their replacement by fantasy and feelings – turns out to have been at the vanguard of a politics now mirrored by the West.