Stimulus: The 15th Century Voynich Manuscript.

Issue 21 · July 2020

LPB Competition 2020 ·
Antimatter

The stimulus for our inaugural competition is the mindmap created by our editorial team on the notion of ‘antimatter’. The winning entries will be published in a special issue on October 7th, 2020.

The Thread

The Thread is LPB’‘s essayistic column, where writers are given the liberty to explore their ideas over a series of articles. Departing from the stimulus format of our monthly issues, ‘threads’ of articles in this column are woven together either thematically or stylistically.

Recent Articles

Recent Articles

Special Issue · Staying at Home

In light of the recent global crisis, as well as the lockdown of multiple countries around the world, we have decided to publish a selection of our favourite writers, artists and musicians, hoping that they provide the same solace to you, as they do to us.

In The News

Interview at athiNEA

Members of the LPB editorial team spoke to the Greek arts periodical αθηΝΕΑ about culture, the arts, and the challenges of runnning a magazine.

Featured on British Library's Web Archive

LPB is proud to be included in the British Library’s UK Web Archive, which curates a selection of the best digital magazines in the UK!

Interview at Thales & Friends

LPB editors Vasiliki Poula and Konstantinos Doxiadis talk to the Greek non-profit Thales & Friends.

Past Issues

Issue 1 - November 2018

Stimulus: An extract from Dante’s address to the reader in Paradiso: II: 1-7

Issue 2 - December 2018

Stimulus: A letter by Bertrand Russell to Lady Ottoline Morrel describing his recent encounter with Wittgenstein.

Issue 3 - January 2019

Stimulus: The opening scene to A Clockwork Orange, written by Anthony Burgess, and directed by Stanley Kubrick.

Issue 4 - February 2019

Stimulus: A folk Polish tune, as drawn up by Mira Zimińska-Sygietyńska and Tadeusz Sygietyński.

Issue 5 - March 2019

Stimulus: The triumph of a ‘degenerate’, a painting based on Paul Klee’s ‘Park Bei Lu’.

Issue 6 - April 2019

Stimulus: An extract on the aesthetics of Japanese toilets from Jun’ichirō Tanizaki’s In Praise of Shadows.

Issue 7 - May 2019

Stimulus: A page of T.S. Eliot’s manuscript of ‘The Waste Land’, with comments and edits by Ezra Pound.

Issue 8 - June 2019

Stimulus: A sheet of Tibetan music written using the ‘Yang-Yig’ system of notation.

Issue 9 - July 2019

Stimulus: The poem ‘A worker reads history’, by Bertolt Brecht.

Issue 10 - August 2019

Stimulus: A series of panels from Scott McCloud’s The Sculptor.

Issue 11 - September 2019

Stimulus: A short scene from Ariel Dorfman’s Death and the Maiden.

Issue 12 - October 2019

Stimulus: The floor plan of the Sagrada Familia designed by Antoni Gaudi.

Issue 13 - November 2019

Stimulus: Extract from Ezra Pound’s Canto VIII.

Issue 14 - December 2019

Stimulus: The napkin on which the ‘Percentages Agreement’ between Churchill and Stalin was drafted.

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