Skinhead Days

Glenn Charles reflects on his youth as an East End skinhead, becoming a keen boxer over the last 26 years and turning his lively experiences into a rock opera

The Power of Science Fiction

A new genre-defining exhibition at the Barbican proves the enduring appeal of science fiction and its sub-genres lies in its ability to throw up questions about the past, present and future of the world we live in

50 Years of ‘One Hundred Years of Solitude’

Published five decades ago, Gabriel García Márquez’s One Hundred Years Of Solitude was a landmark achievement for Latin American literature, but what makes it a classic?

Remembering Albert Camus

To celebrate the 75th anniversary of ‘The Outsider’, we pay tribute to the radical writer and his influential thoughts on the meaning of life – or rather, the positive lack of it

Standard Station, 10₵ Western Torn in Half, 1964 ©Ed Ruscha

My Genius: Ed Ruscha

Ben Eastham, co-founder of arts and literary publication The White Review, explains his love for the American Pop Art auteur

French Philosopher Michel Foucault in Paris

Michel Foucault: Eraserhead

Alexander Hawkins mulls over the relationship between the life and work of French philosopher, Michel Foucault

'Gene Race' by Celyn Brazier

Our Genes, Ourselves

Considering the extraordinary potential of genetic engineering, Brian Patrick Eha wonders whether it will aid humanity, or create a new form of inequality

Thurston Moore speaking at a Bowers & Wilkins even in partnership with The House of St Barnabas, in the club's Listening Room. Photo – Ania Shrimpton

Thurston Moore: Like/Dislike

Thurston Moore, founding member of Sonic Youth, tells PORT what he loves and loathes

Showing the Impossible: Syria’s refugee crisis

Attempting to capture the plight of Syrian refugees, photographer Giles Duley visits a camp in Lebanon to illuminate the complex stories of its inhabitants

Lifting the Lid on Trump

Author and staff writer at The New Yorker, Mark Singer, considers the reality of national life and death under President Trump

Hotels of North America by Rick Moody, published by Profile Books

Rick Moody: writing for an Internet age

Acclaimed writer Rick Moody on finding humour in Virginia Woolf, writing fictitious hotel reviews, and why novels should mirror modern life

Brexit: The Case to Remain

PORT contributors Will Self, Janine di Giovanni and Hanif Kureishi put forward their reasons to remain in the EU

PORT Issue 18: Out Now

Our fifth anniversary issue is now on sale, featuring Will Self (interviewing himself), an exclusive interview with iconic Japanese architect Tadao Ando, and much more…

PORT Issue 18 Teaser with Will Self

Ahead of the launch of issue 18 of PORT this Thursday 7th April, cover star Will Self muses on the future of publishing

Anatomy of a Soldier: Harry Parker

Veteran British soldier Harry Parker discusses his debut novel that explores conflict from the perspective of 45 objects

Illustration Jason Ford

Neil LaBute: Right Back @ You

US playwright and film director Neil LaBute wonders #whendidwebecomesofuckingneedyandruthlessandawful?

Illustration by Tim McDonagh

The Want of War: Owen Sheers

Stories of frontline battle are increasingly told by those who have never taken part. Just how urgent are realistic narratives of current warfare and to whom should we look for these accounts?