Issue No. 3
A dazzling date with the comedian AZIZ ANSARI, plus a sun-drenched odyssey through the pages of Corsican travel classic GRANITE ISLAND.
Airport novels, breezy summer tidings, and AZIZ ANSARI on reading vs Reddit.
In the air
The Interview: AZIZ ANSARI by Craig Taylor — A whirlwind night out with the comedian-turned-love-guru
The Book of the Season is Dorothy Carrington’s GRANITE ISLAND, with soupy swimming pools, rock star relics, island outlines and abandoned goals.
Introduction: Let’s go to Corsica by Seb Emina
Tourism: Bad travel by Jean Hannah Edelstein — Having a terrible holiday? Good
Milieu: Over-saturation by Travis Elborough — Jim Morrison’s prescient Corsican Super 8 footage
Dreamy sea shapes
Is Corsica a country? by Virgile Dall’Armellina — Phone call with a separatist doctor
Work: Being a shepherd by Oscar Rickett — Herding sheep is its own category of freedom
Revenge stories by Justin Cartwright — Hello vengeance, goodbye dignity
Shopping: Lawless fromage by Bee Wilson — Brocciu, maggoty pecorino and beyond