110mm x 70mm (tiny!), 233 pages
First published in 2020
Editors: Sebastian Clark with Brian Ransom & Luca Mantero
A series by Common Era, the deep black ninth edition of the diminutive isolarii (meaning ‘island texts’) explores exile and migration, memory and selfhood. Named 'A Book of My Own', it's presented by French-Rwandan storyteller Scholastique Mukasonga.
'For those who, despite everything, have decided to live, there will always be a home.'
On the Journal:
It’s this one thing (on Isolarii #5):
'Each edition of the tiniest publication on magCulture’s shelves, isolarii, is by its very nature a (miniaturised, printed) cousin of the It’s this one thing column. Published once every two months, the series is ‘a world of many worlds’ where, with each new addition, a different niche subject is rather beautifully and deftly explored...' READ MORE