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Little Atoms round up "Did we mention our magazine?" edition


We've had a break for a few weeks while putting together our first ever print edition, and recording interviews in the United States, but now you're weekly Little Atoms round up is back, with internet freedoms, journalists versus the state, a new interview with a literary sensation, and our first ever "long read" featuring Sarah Churchwell on the Great Gatsby

Little Atoms magazine Issue 1 on sale now

Our beautifully designed first edition is available to order now. We've got essays from Fergal Keane and Nick Cohen, new artwork from Jonathan Meades, and interview with Lynsey Addario, Suzanne Moore and many more. Order your copy here.

New Snooper's Charter will define relationship between the state and citizens for a generation

Pam Cowburn of Open Rights Group on the UK government's latest surveillance proposals

UK police are putting journalists' and sources' lives at risk

Shiv Malik on the latest case of police meddling with reporters' sources

Long Read: Boats Against The Current

Professor Sarah Churchwell on Scott and Zelda, Gatsby and the American Dream

Podcast: Hanya Yanagihara and Anthony Lowenstein 

The Booker-prize shortlisted author of A Little Life plus journalist Anthony Lowenstein

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Padraig Reidy is the editor of Little Atoms. He is Director of Editorial at 89up and has written and ghostwritten for The Evening Standard, The Guardian, The Observer, The Irish Times, The Daily Telegraph, The New Statesman, The Sun, and The Irish Post.

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