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Issue: #44

Jul - Sep 2021

Looking back at July to September 2021, when the Taliban retook Afghanistan, Japan hosted a controversial Olympics and Emma Raducanu pulled off the biggest of sporting upsets

  • Cover by Vicki Carruthers
  • Covers Jul – Sep 2021
  • Published Dec 2021


  • Inside the new Afghanistan
  • The search for Planet Nine
  • The Olympic Games in infographics
  • Tolkien and the birth of the smart robot
  • The UK’s Tiger Kings
  • Life as a post-Brexit fruit picker
  • Everything Abba ever did

A slower, more reflective type of journalism”
Creative Review

Jam-packed with information... a counterpoint to the speedy news feeds we've grown accustomed to”
Creative Review

A leisurely (and contrary) look backwards over the previous three months”
The Telegraph

Quality, intelligence and inspiration: the trilogy that drives the makers of Delayed Gratification”
El Mundo

Refreshing... parries the rush of 24-hour news with 'slow journalism'”
The Telegraph

A very cool magazine... It's like if Greenland Sharks made a newspaper”
Qi podcast

The UK's second-best magazine” Ian Hislop
Editor, Private Eye
Private Eye Magazine

Perhaps we could all get used to this Delayed idea...”
BBC Radio 4 - Today Programme