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Meet the Writers, Monocle Reads: Elizabeth Green

3 December 2020

‘Not in the Script’ is Elizabeth Green’s unconventional and moving memoir about growing up with the feeling that she had been written out of a family story dominated by her entrepreneurial brother, Philip Green of Arcadia…

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Monocle on Culture, The Power of Sound: Chris Watson

3 December 2020

Award-winning sound recordist Chris Watson is one of the leading documenters of the natural world, having recorded wildlife across all continents. Watson is also a musician and was a founding member of experimental group…

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The Monocle Weekly, Peter Bagge

1 December 2020

Legendary underground cartoonist Peter Bagge joins Monocle 24 to reflect on a career in comics as his seminal series ‘Hate’ is republished as a complete collection.

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Monocle on Culture, 477

30 November 2020

Robert Bound is joined by film critics Tim Robey and Karen Krizanovich to review David Fincher’s latest film, ‘Mank’, the story of screenwriter Herman Mankiewicz as he battles for credit on the Oscar-winning ‘Citizen Kane’…

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Meet the Writers, 261

29 November 2020

Despite growing up in apartheid South Africa, Peter Hain is best known for his career spanning three decades as a UK Labour Party MP. He served in the cabinets of both Tony Blair and Gordon Brown, and chaired the UN Secu…

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The Stack, 432

28 November 2020

We learn manners from Lucy Hume of UK etiquette institution Debrett’s. Plus: Simon Freeman from running title ‘Like The Wind’ and Rachel Arthur from ‘Boom Saloon’ magazine.

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Meet the Writers, Monocle Reads: Craig Brown

26 November 2020

Craig Brown’s Beatles biography, ‘One Two Three Four: The Beatles in Time’, won the 2020 Baillie Gifford Prize for Non-Fiction. The journalist and author of 18 books been writing his parodic diary in ‘Private Eye’ since…

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Refined palette

Swiss chef Andreas Caminada is a connoisseur of fine art as well as food. We sample the works hanging on his restaurants’ walls.

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Monocle on Culture, 476

23 November 2020

We discuss the balance of stories, recipes and personality in cookery books through the lens of Nigella Lawson’s new volume, ‘Cook, Eat, Repeat’. Robert Bound is joined by food writers Felicity Cloake and Olivia Potts and…

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Meet the Writers, 260

22 November 2020

The 2020 Booker prize went to ‘Shuggie Bain’ by Douglas Stuart. Only the second Scot to win the prize, he tells Georgina Godwin about growing up with an alcoholic mother in Glasgow, his career in fashion, his move to New…

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The Stack, 431

21 November 2020

We speak to Bill Reichblum, publisher of new quarterly ‘Liberties’, Cathy Olmedillas from children’s title ‘Anorak’ and TV critic Phil Harrison about his new book, ‘The Age of Static’.

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Meet the Writers, Monocle Reads: Helen Jacey

19 November 2020

Helen Jacey is a professional screenwriter, lecturer, author and founder of Shedunnit Productions, which provides opportunities across media for intersectional feminist work. An expert in female characterisation, her first…

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The Monocle Weekly, Lisa Rovner

19 November 2020

We meet Lisa Rovner, the director behind a new documentary ‘Sisters with Transistors’, which shines a light on the pioneering women who helped to shape early electronic music.

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Monocle on Culture, 475

16 November 2020

In this 2020 television bonanza, we discuss the streaming services eyeing up linear TV opportunities, whether the news has been the most popular TV show of the year and how well satirists are keeping up with the rolling…

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Meet the Writers, 259

15 November 2020

One of Norway’s most exciting new travel writers, Erika Fatland has gained a reputation for telling unique, often overlooked stories. A social anthropologist by training, she has documented terrorism in Beslan and the 2011…

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