• The Happy Reader #18

The Happy Reader

The Happy Reader #18

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The Happy Reader is a unique magazine about reading for anyone who wishes to stay inspired, informed and entertained. With beautiful typography, the magazine is a design object which celebrates the pure pleasure of reading and the calming luxury of being offline.

Each issue is split into two halves. The first half is an in-depth interview with a book fanatic and the second half gets under the skin of one classic work of literature.

Part One

  • Aura
  • Snippets
  • The Interview: DIANE VON FURSTENBERG by Seb Emina — ‘I never wanted to be any woman other than myself, but I would like to be Venice’ 
  • Diane’s fave sound files

Part Two

  • Introduction: Beyond Binaries by Seb Emina
  • Diction: Adventures in telephony by Willy Ndatira  — Why I no longer use white voice 
  • Arrangements: Artworks by Awol Erizku 
  • Milleu: Racial identity as a jury trial by Morgan Jenkins — The shocking true story that inspired Nella Larsen
  • From novel to sketchbook to movie
  • Computing: Artificialness by Roisin Kiberd — Algorithms passing as human
  • Travel: Through security by Gabrielle Bellot — In transit in Senegal
  • Language: A better word by Wayde Compton — The word ‘passing’ is problematic
  • Family: Believing my eyes  — Larson’s novel helped me tell my own story
  • Letters
  • Sail through The Odyssey
  • Bibliography

London, U.K.; 170mm x 245mm; 66 pages


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