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PORT Issue 18: Out Now

Our fifth anniversary issue is now on sale, featuring Will Self (interviewing himself), an exclusive interview with iconic Japanese architect Tadao Ando, and much more…

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PORT Issue 18 Teaser with Will Self

Ahead of the launch of issue 18 of PORT this Thursday 7th April, cover star Will Self muses on the future of publishing

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Anatomy of a Soldier: Harry Parker

Veteran British soldier Harry Parker discusses his debut novel that explores conflict from the perspective of 45 objects

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The Want of War: Owen Sheers

Stories of frontline battle are increasingly told by those who have never taken part. Just how urgent are realistic narratives of current warfare and to whom should we look for these accounts?

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The Nonfiction Artist: Gay Talese

PORT visits the Manhattan apartment of Gay Talese, the writer whose investigative curiosity and distinctive prose elevated journalism to an art form

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James Irvine: a life dedicated to design

Marialaura Rossiello, the widow of influential British designer James Irvine, discusses the forthcoming monograph celebrating his work

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On the Fly

Author Charles Rangeley-Wilson inspects the artistry and skill surrounding the fisherman’s fly

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James Salter: write or perish

James Salter speaks to Rupert Thomson about his time in the US Air Force, penning intimate portraits of former lovers and shaking off the ‘macho’ label

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Top 5: The Hermitage Collection

Marking the museum’s 250th anniversary, publisher Edward Booth-Clibborn selects his favourite items from the collection

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Celebrating Small Business Saturday –The Society Club

Nothing beats a good book – unless it’s accompanied by a great daiquiri.  We meet Babette Kulik whose Soho bookstore combines the two, creating one of the most intriguing literary spaces in London

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Riposte: Danielle Pender

As issue three hits newsstands, we sit down with Editor-in-Chief Danielle Pender to hear how the magazine’s found its footing

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Marcus Coates: The Pragmatic Subconscious

The artist talks Elliot Watson through his new book, offering shamanic advice and exercises to unleash the power of the imagination

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The Typewriter: Hunter S Thompson

John Paul-Pryor describes the romanticism amongst madness of the legendary journalist’s typewriter