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Number 54

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Number 53

Wise writing advice from Lydia Davis. Nathalie Olah on Edna O'Brien. Stanley Donwood and Robert Macfarlane's wild novella. Philippe Besson on Marguerite Duras. Plus Benjamin Markovits on the slow beauty of cricket.

Number 52

A warning from Extinction Rebellion. Helon Habila on the migrations of our time. Poetry from Andrew McMillan and Rachael Allen. Artwork from Jackie Morris. Plus Julian Hoffman, Stig Dagerman, and short fiction about a sentient block of wood.

Number 51

New short fiction from Eley Williams, Joe Stretch and Chris Killen, plus an interview with Emilie Pine, an essay by Joanna Kavenna and a new assessment of Wide Sargasso Sea by Sara Collins. Plus new poetry from Jana Prikryl and Keisha Thompson.

Number 50

Finally, our own awards show. It’s 1/17th as long as the Oscars. And more entertaining. Plus an interview with Bernardine Evaristo and an introduction to Heinrich Böll.

Number 49

Poetry from Leanne Betasamosake Simpson. Marlon James on how to construct a fantastical world. Comics by Gord Hill. Lara Williams on eggs. Plus Tana French, Gregory Younging, Yiyun Li, Johny Pitts, Alan Trotter and artwork by Christi Belcourt. And a recipe for tamalitos.

Number 48

Sam Byers on Autechre, new fiction from Niamh Campbell, artwork from Stanley Donwood, a treat for Scorpios from Sophie Mackintosh and an interview with Adam Phillips

Number 47

A special issue of unfurling illustrations by the artist Paul Davis. As you scroll down through the issue you’ll see ink drawings, pen drawings, paintings of volcanoes, sculpture and, thankfully, more than one flowchart. Look for a gloriously murky painting of the Thames.

Number 46

Pat Barker on the silence of women in warfare. Antony Beevor on the trials of researching in Russian military archives. Plus a former British soldier re-examines the journal he wrote in Basra, and an intrepid photographer tracks down the fields and lanes where WW1 deserters were shot.

Number 45

Colm Tóibín, Yanis Varoufakis, Sophie Mackintosh, Elizabeth Strout, Ana da Silva, Joe Dunthorne, and many others in an issue that examines the ongoing crisis in Europe.

Number 44

New work from Chris Kraus, Abi Andrews, Bridget Minamore, Ali Smith, Candice Carty-Williams, Sophie Mackintosh, Kamila Shamsie and many more. Plus: an interview with Deborah Levy and illustrations by Mariana Malhão.

Number 43

An interview with Mohsin Hamid, Sarah Lyall on face blindness, Svetlana Alexievich on Afghanistan, Martha Sprackland's reading list, plus Angela Carter, Picabia, and some gorgeous art from El Salvador