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

Summer reads



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


In Autumn