A Brit based in New York,
Slijper shot our fashion story with Twin Peaks star
Kyle Maclachlan there, to the delight of his team. “They have worked on hundreds of shoots but
never have I seen them more excited than with Kyle,” he says. “Twin Peaks
had a deeply ingrained influence on all of us. Or it could be people had a huge
crush on him. Coolest, nicest guy I’ve worked with.” Slijper also shoots for The New York Times, i-D, Dazed
& Confused and others.
“For years, I thought love of the cauliflower was my own pet vice,” says the
award-winning food writer. “Then suddenly, it started cropping up on menus everywhere, and I found I wasn’t alone in my passion.” Fort charts the unlikely rise of the pale brassica, and what it really tells you about British culinary attitudes,
on page 106. He has written for The Guardian and Country Living, and
is a judge on BBC2’s
Great British Menu.
The contributing editor interviews the country’s pre-eminent neurosurgeon Henry Marsh about regrets, retirement and tweaking noses. “Marsh’s books are so honest, almost recklessly
so, that I suspected he would be more guarded in person. Instead, he’s that
rarest of interviewees: nothing is off limits.” Lewis is a features writer at The
Observer. His book, Land of Second Chances: the Impossible Tale of Rwanda’s
Cycling Team (Yellow Jersey) is out now.