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4 July 2020

We speak to Lucie and Luke Meier, curators of the new issue of ‘A Magazine Curated By’, as well as one of the contributors, architect John Pawson. We also meet the team behind ‘Buffalo Zine’, talk to Ana Bender about Cre…

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Meet the Writers, Monocle Reads: Laura Mucha

2 July 2020

Georgina Godwin speaks to award-winning poet and writer Laura Mucha about her latest book, ‘We Need to Talk About Love’. With personal stories from hundreds of people across different ages and nationalities, it analyses how…

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Monocle on Culture, 455

29 June 2020

Author Brit Bennett tells Robert Bound about her new novel, ‘The Vanishing Half’, which explores the lives of twin sisters in a black community in the US Deep South, who run away and live their lives differently: one as…

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The Monocle Weekly, Thomas Clay

29 June 2020

The Monocle Weekly is on a short break but we’re keeping up to speed with all things cultural. As Thomas Clay’s long-awaited period thriller, ‘Fanny Lye Deliver’d’, hits streaming services, Augustin Macellari caught up with…

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Meet the Writers, 238

28 June 2020

Capricia Marshall was Chief of Protocol of the US under Barack Obama. In her new book, ‘Protocol: Why Diplomacy Matters and How to Make It Work for You’, she gives us an insight into the backstage workings of the White…

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The Stack, 409

27 June 2020

Alexander Vreeland, grandson of fashion journalist Diana Vreeland, tells us about his new book, ‘Bon Mots: Words of Wisdom from the Empress of Fashion’. We also discuss the rise of female surfing with Lauren L Hill and meet…

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Meet the Writers, Monocle Reads: Anneka Harry

25 June 2020

Georgina Godwin speaks to writer, performer and self-proclaimed “comedy hustler” Anneka Harry. Her new book, ‘Gender Rebels: 50 Influential Cross Dressers, Impersonators, Name-Changers and Game-Changers’, celebrates some…

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Monocle on Culture, 454

22 June 2020

The AppleTV+ documentary series ‘Home’ visits unique properties around the world that have a sustainable or social remit. Robert Bound speaks to the series director, Doug Pray, and one of the featured designers, Christopher…

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Meet the Writers, 237

21 June 2020

Paul Mendez’s debut novel, ‘Rainbow Milk’, is a coming-of-age tale like no other, mapping the journey of a young black man with a Jehovah’s Witness upbringing who makes a fresh start in London. Semi-autobiographical and…

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The Monocle Weekly, Donny Benet

21 June 2020

In this special interview, Fernando Augusto Pacheco catches up with Australian singer Donny Benét to hear about his new album ‘Mr Experience’, described as a soundtrack to a dinner party in the late 1980s.

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The Stack, 408

20 June 2020

We speak with Zuraidah Ibrahim from the ‘South China Morning Post’ about its new book that documents the civil unrest in Hong Kong in 2019 and how the paper covered it. Plus: Bloomberg launches a new print title, ‘Bloomberg…

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Meet the Writers, Monocle Reads: John Sutherland

18 June 2020

Georgina Godwin speaks to former police officer John Sutherland. He is the author of bestseller ‘Blue: A Memoir – Keeping the Peace and Falling to Pieces’, which details his struggles with mental health during his 25 years…

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Monocle on Culture, 453

15 June 2020

The directors of the Guggenheim’s Bilbao, Venice andNew York museums reflect on what they’ve missed since we went into lockdown, how they have been getting their art fixes and how things are different now as gallery doors…

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Meet the Writers, 236

14 June 2020

What do dictators have in common? Apparently, however bloody their regime, in the end they just want to eat food that reminds them of their mothers. Award-winning Polish journalist Witold Szablowski went to meet the chefs…

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The Stack, 407

13 June 2020

This week we look back at the history of ‘The Spectator’, which recently celebrated its 10,000th issue. We also speak to the team behind a new design title, ‘Deem Journal’, Emma Tucker from ‘The Sunday Times’ and to the…

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