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27 September 2021

We speak to director Cary Joji Fukunaga and producers Barbara Broccoli and Michael G Wilson about the much-anticipated new James Bond film, ‘No Time to Die’. They discuss the long-awaited movie, how Daniel Craig has shaped…

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Why Greeks live longer

27 September 2021

Nestled in the heart of the Aegean, the island of Ikaria used to be a secluded spot with a humble and unhurried way of life. Today, a third of the island's population lives to be more than 90 years old. We venture to the…

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Meet the Writers, 304

26 September 2021

Acclaimed writer, journalist and broadcaster Robert McCrum has had a distinguished career, including stints as editor in chief of Faber & Faber and literary editor of ‘The Observer’. Throughout, William Shakespeare has…

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The Stack, 475

25 September 2021

This week we feature ‘The Republic’, a renowned political and literary title from Nigeria. Plus: the new restaurant issue of ‘Bon Appétit’, and football correspondent Andrew Downie tells us about his book, ‘The Greatest…

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Meet the Writers, Monocle Reads: Deborah Feldman

23 September 2021

Georgina Godwin speaks to German-American writer Deborah Feldman. Born into a strict Hasidic community in New York, Feldman longed for more and in 2012 she released her autobiography ‘Unorthodox: The Scandalous Rejection…

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Monocle on Culture, 519

20 September 2021

We visit Dulwich Picture Gallery to learn about ‘Radical Beauty’, a new exhibition of woodcut prints by abstract artist Helen Frankenthaler. We also chat to Christian Jungen, artistic director of the Zürich Film Festival…

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Meet the Writers, 303

19 September 2021

Sebastian Faulks has been an indomitable force of the British literary scene since his first novel was published in 1984. His 1993 novel ‘Birdsong’ sold more than 2 million copies in the UK and regularly features as one of…

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The Stack, 474

18 September 2021

This week on ‘The Stack’ we speak with the editor in chief of ‘Vogue Scandinavia’, the 28th global edition of the iconic title. Plus: we meet the editor of skateboarders’ bible ‘Thrasher’ magazine and read a photo book…

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The Global Countdown, 25

16 September 2021

This week, Monocle’s Fernando Augusto Pacheco listens to the songs currently at the top of Morocco’s charts.

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Meet the Writers, Monocle Reads: Tom Chivers

16 September 2021

Tom Chivers is a poet and publisher who has long been fascinated by London, the city he grew up in and continues to call home. His fascination is not with the landmarks and monuments that are easy to spot but with what lies…

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Monocle on Culture, 518

13 September 2021

British band Saint Etienne have just released their 10th album, ‘I’ve Been Trying to Tell You’. Accompanying the music is a film by Alasdair McLellan, a series of vignettes set on a road trip across the UK. McLellan and…

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Meet the Writers, 302

12 September 2021

Georgina Godwin talks to Will Storr. His critically acclaimed books are about everything from ghosts to selfies, but at the heart of his work is a desire to look deep into the human experience and explore just why we think…

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The Stack, 473

11 September 2021

This week on the show we speak with Christoph Amend about the new title from the ‘Zeit’ team, ‘Wochenmarkt’, which is all about the world of food. Plus: Phil Hammond from ‘Private Eye’ on his new book, and literary festival…

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Meet the Writers, Monocle Reads: Susanna Clarke

9 September 2021

The Women’s Prize for Fiction is one of the greatest annual, international celebrations of female creativity. It is now in its 26th year and it honours outstanding, ambitious, original fiction written in English by women…

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