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Meet the Writers, 280

11 April 2021

Polly Samson is a UK novelist and lyricist best known for writing the lyrics to seven tracks on Pink Floyd’s hit album, ‘The Division Bell’. The former journalist has written a number of critically acclaimed short stories…

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The Stack, 451

10 April 2021

We speak to Dawn Davis, editor of food title ‘Bon Appétit’. We also meet professional crossword constructor Matt Gaffney and look at a new title that’s all about good news: ‘Paperboy’.

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Monocle on Culture, 495

5 April 2021

We meet Oscar-winning US director duo, Dan Lindsay and TJ Martin, who have just released their new documentary about the life of superstar singer Tina Turner.

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Meet the Writers, 279

4 April 2021

Multi-award-winning writer and memoirist Monique Roffey was born in Trinidad and educated in the UK. She has won the OCM Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature and claimed the 2020 Costa Book of the Year award for her recent…

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3 April 2021

We speak to the editor in chief of ‘The Gentlewoman’, Penny Martin, about its latest issue featuring actress Scarlett Johansson on the cover. Plus, we look at two brand-new titles, ‘Wonderground’, a biannual title dedicated…

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Meet the Writers, Monocle Reads: Jessie Greengrass

1 April 2021

Jessie Greengrass is a rising star in British literature. She has won numerous awards and her debut novel ‘Sight’ was shortlisted for the 2018 Women’s Prize for Fiction. She speaks to Georgina Godwin about her latest book…

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Monocle on Culture, 494

29 March 2021

What is a head? That’s the question we’re asking this week’s guest, art historian, writer and curator Michael Peppiatt, who has put together an exhibition at Ben Brown Fine Arts that explores exactly that, through the art…

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Meet the Writers, 278

28 March 2021

Georgina Godwin speaks to former foreign correspondent for Reuters, the BBC and ‘The Financial Times’, Michela Wrong. Reporting predominantly from Africa, she covered post-genocide Rwanda and the last days of the Mobutu…

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The Stack, 449

27 March 2021

This week we feature ‘The Monocle Book of Italy’, plus new travel title ‘The Jungle Journal’ and a magazine dedicated to rescue dogs, ‘Wunderdog’.

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Meet the Writers, Monocle Reads: Failures of State

25 March 2021

Jonathan Calvert and George Arbuthnott are journalists at the award-winning ‘Sunday Times’ investigative platform Insight. They speak to Georgina Godwin about their new book ‘Failures of State: The Inside Story of Britain’s…

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Life in motion

This year’s spring releases have a distinct air of self-reflection to them. From a surreal, life-affirming drama set on a gritty Paris banlieue to a transportive collection of poems recorded over dreamy soundscapes, here…

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Monocle on Culture, 493

22 March 2021

Robert Bound meets the legendary folk singer as she releases her brand-new album ‘First Farewell’. They discuss family, age and the folk scene over her 60-year career.

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Meet the Writers, 277

21 March 2021

Naomi Ishiguro is one of the most exciting new writers to emerge in Britain in the past few years and daughter of the Nobel and Booker prize-winning author of the same name. Her debut novel ‘Common Ground’ proves that…

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The Stack, 448

20 March 2021

This week we speak with author and ‘Le Figaro’ Middle East correspondent Delphine Minoui on her new book ‘The Book Collectors of Daraya’. Plus Holly Fraser from WePresent and Nina-Sophia Miralles and her book ‘Glossy’,…

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