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Number 27

In Greece. Poetry from Yiannis Doukas, Eftychia Panayiotou and Sam Riviere. New fiction from Christos Ikonomou and Panos Karnezis. Plus Laurence Howarth and Laura Gottesdiener on the cuisine of Occupy.

Number 26

Are you looking for German literature? Judith Schalansky, Jan Brandt, Peter Stamm, Demetri Martin, Paul Maliszewski, Tilman Rammstedt, Marjana Gaponenko and Anthea Bell.

Number 25b

More Cork. Fiction from Nathan Englander, Tania Hershman, Witi Ihimaera and Frank O'Connor. Plus: John F. Deane. Artwork by Jeannie Phan.

Number 25

Fiction from Kevin Barry, Lydia Davis, D.W. Wilson and Nuala Ní Chonchúir. Poetry by Joe Dunthorne. And a charity matter: eleven orphaned short-story openings by Zsuzsi Gartner, looking for a home.

Number 24

No A's. Bears in the forest by Amy Leach. Plus Banville speaks. Plus a lot of bears and two beautiful short stories by Bridget O'Connor. Plus David Rakoff and more bears, some drawn by Neal Jones.

Number 23

One essay from Javier Marias on hating The Leopard by Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa. Why? You'll have to read the thing. Plus artwork by Tucker Nichols and Emily Robertson.

Number 22

A journey into the forest. William Fiennes on the ash, Tracy Chevalier on the birch, Blake Morrison on the chestnut, Ali Smith on the Scots pine. Plus Philip Hensher, Kate Mosse, Maggie O'Farrell, Tahmima Anam and Susan Elderkin.

Number 21

More music. Featuring members of Beirut, Liturgy, Ladytron, plus Diane Cluck, Del tha Funkee Homosapien, Adam Green and Kate Harkin. Fiction by Jonas Hassen Khemiri. A list from Chandler.

Number 20

Morgan Meis on Guru, Jonathan Safran Foer's Tree of Codes and Jon McGregor on footnotes. Plus Adam Leith Gollner, Amber Qureshi from Fukushima, Alain de Botton and Keith Ridgway on literary agents.

Number 19

Almost a how-to. Featuring Louis Theroux, Arthur Bradford, Heidi Julavits, Alexandra Styron, Tucker Nichols, Darin Strauss, Kevin Baker and Katha Pollitt. Plus John Kenney has 'the talk' with his dad.

Number 18b

Mostly poetry from Michael Robbins. And there's also an essay by Laurence Scott on Galliano and Gaddafi, plus a very brief mention of Natalie Portman. Featuring artwork by Eric Hanson.

Number 18

A celebration of the writer's life. Featuring roast fillet of pork with fresh sorrel melted in cooking juices, braised endive and a salad of peaches and redcurrants. Plus Aliette Martin.