Five Dials is a literary magazine published by Hamish Hamilton, an imprint of Penguin Books UK. Distributed in Portable Document Format (PDF), Five Dials is best downloaded, printed out and enjoyed away from the computer.
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Artwork collaboration with Leif Parsons and Low-Beer
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A collaboration with Stanley Donwood, who is known for his close association with the British band Radiohead, having created all of their album and poster art since 1994.
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Richard McGuire Makes A Book. Featuring the sketches, notes, phrases, inspirations, paintings, lists and photo collages used to create the essential ‘Here’ book.
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Jokes / Not Joking At All. Featuring jokes, obviously, but not too many. Plus Knausgaard, Nick Hornby, the paintings of Margaux Williamson, two chapters of Tom Basden’s ongoing serial, Stuart Evers, Emily Berry on breakfasts in literature, and a contribution from Sigmund Freud. Plus animals in rehab, a short story by Colin Barrett (winner of the Guardian First Book Award) Are you kidding me? Drawings by Jody Barton.
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Five Dials x @readwomen2014
PART 1. Featuring Jenni Fagan, Lauren Elkin, Susan Barbour and Rachel Genn. Drawings by Cari Vander Yacht
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New Zealand. New artwork from Francis Upritchard. New writing from C.K. Stead, Paula Morris, Paul Ewen and Ashleigh Young. Earthquakes and French wine and Katherine Mansfield’s house.
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Tricks of Light. Contributions from Lydia Davis, Georges Simenon, Leanne Shapton, Zadie Smith, Philip Langeskov, Trevor Quirk, Philip Oltermann and Yevgeny Zamyatin. Lovelorn manual labourers, professional chefs, the world’s most hated book, and new poetry from Rachael Allen.
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The Camus Issue. Albert Camus was born in Mondovi, Algeria, in 1913. An avid sportsman, Camus claimed to have learned all he knew about morality and the obligations of men from football. He preferred to write whilst standing up and was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1957. Drawings by Zoo project (Bilal Berreni)