This book is suitable for avid readers and the uninitiated alike, this is a chance to reengage with classic literature and to stay inspired and entertained. The concept of the magazine is simple: the first half is a long-form interview with a notable book fanatic and the second half explores one classic work of literature from an array of surprising and invigorating angles. The book of the autumn will be M P Shiel's sci-fi masterpiece The Purple Cloud. This cult novel from 1901 involves one man's trip to the North Pole, followed by the death, due to a large poisonous cloud, of everyone on Earth...except for him. Our cover star will be revealed at publication.
Seb Emina is a British writer and editor. His work features in international magazines and newspapers and his first book, The Breakfast Bible, was published in 2013. Until recently he was also an employee of Artangel. Credited by The New York Times with 'quietly saving magazines', Dutch publishing duo Jop van Bennekom and Gert Jonkers launched their first title together in 2001: BUTT, a pocket-sized pink-papered fagazine was followed in 2005 by Fantastic Man, a biannual men's style magazine and in 2010 by The Gentlewoman, its sister title.