McSweeneys - #39
Hard-cover edition (2011) with photo illustration (the first since issue no. 5) by Tabitha Soren. Inside 2 inserts of the series Running, by the photographer. Apart from pictures (aforementioned and an item on the Shah of Persia), letters and stories a-plenty ! Elmore Leonard’s latest Karen Sisco caper and Roberto Bolaño’s Neochilean road trip, J.T.K. Belle’s unkillable bovine and Benjamin Weissman’s Louella Tarantula, Julie Hecht on Marimekko dresses and Jess Walter on going to cardboard, and amazing, far-ranging fiction from Amelia Gray and Abi Maxwell and Yannick Murphy, too. (Plus some pretty incredible nonfiction on the fall of the Peacock Throne.) Don’t miss this one!