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Number 38

Jason Burke on Islamic militancy, Paul Theroux on Southern literature, Margaret Eby on A Confederacy of Dunces, Paul Murray on Irish finances and also the greatest transgendered surfer of all time.
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Number 37

Aislinn Hunter on handwriting, Jack Underwood on poetic intent, Brian Dillon reintroduces Cyril Connolly and Alexander Larman investigates the sexual and sybaritic abandon of Lord Rochester.
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Number 36

Roger Deakin follows the swallows, David Quentin throws rocks in the sky and Robert Macfarlane lists glorious natural terms. Plus W.G. Sebald, Jay Griffiths and Rachel Lichtenstein.
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Number 35

Outtakes, rough sketches, first ideas, one-offs, research frames, photographs, scraps of dialogue and washes of colour from the making of Richard McGuire's groundbreaking graphic novel, Here.
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Number 34

Karl Ove Knausgaard, Nick Hornby, Stuart Evers, Emily Berry, Sigmund Freud, Tom Basden, Sunita Soliar and Kit Buchan. Excellent Irish fiction from Colin Barrett, plus paintings by Margaux Williamson.
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Number 33b

Marguerite Duras, Deborah Levy, Zoe Pilger, Joanna Walsh, Anjum Hasan and Molly McCloskey. Plus Juliet Jacques on the woman in the portrait and new fiction from Eliza Granville.
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Number 33

The first of our collaborations with @readwoman2014. Featuring Jenni Fagan, new poetry by Susan Barbour, fiction by Rachel Genn and Lauren Elkin on the complexity of the desperate theatre girl.
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Number 32b

An addendum to our wildly successful New Zealand issue. An opportunity to publish Janet Frame and feature the artworks of Shane Cotton.
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Number 32

Paul Ewen on the toll of expatriate life, John Ewen surveys the earthquake damage, fiction from Paula Morris, poetry by C.K. Stead, plus Ashleigh Young and Roy Colbert on the Dunedin sound.
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Number 31

Lydia Davis, Zadie Smith, Leanne Shapton, Chad Harbach, John Updike, Simon Wroe, Evgeny Zamyatin. Poetry by Rachael Allen. Plus: Philip Oltermann exposes the world's worst book.