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Meet the Writers, 59

21 January 2017

One of the biggest literary successes of 2016, Max Porter’s ‘Grief is a Thing with Feathers’ is a book about Ted Hughes’s crow coming alive. He talks about his astonishing debut – “this was an unpublishable eight pages of…

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The Stack, 230

21 January 2017

We discuss the culture page in print with Monocle’s Culture editor Robert Bound and Michelle Legro, Culture editor at ‘New Republic’.

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The Sessions at Midori House, 99

21 January 2017

Musical Mexican siblings Jesse & Joy have taken hispanic countries by storm over the past decade, with sell-out tours to tens of thousands of fans and several albums under their belt, most of which have gone platinum. Now…

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The Cinema Show, 59

20 January 2017

A year before the US lost its president in 1963, Hollywood lost its most famous film star. We discuss Natalie Portman’s new film ‘Jackie’ and bestselling author Dana Thomas reflects on a decade of Marilyn, JFK and Jackie…

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The Monocle Arts Review, 485

20 January 2017

As awards season heats up we get to grips with three well-received films: Jackie Kennedy biopic ‘Jackie’, family drama ‘Lion’ and psychological horror ‘Split’.

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The Monocle Arts Review, 484

19 January 2017

In light of this week’s presidential inauguration in the US we discuss Jane Mayer’s book ‘Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right’. Plus: we leaf through the latest by Puli…

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The Monocle Arts Review, 483

18 January 2017

Matt Wolf, theatre critic for ‘The International New York Times’, reviews plays in London and New York, including ‘Othello’, ‘The Front Page’, ‘The Kite Runner’, ‘Promises Promises’ and ‘Wish List’.

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The Monocle Arts Review, 482

17 January 2017

Will Hodgkinson and Robert Bound discuss the latest albums by The Flaming Lips and Courtney Marie Andrews, and a new collaboration between Matthew E White and Flo Morrissey.

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Culture with Robert Bound, 275

16 January 2017

It was a busy year for the obituaries desk at newspapers the world over as some of our favourite cultural figures have bade farewell. We speak to Harry de Quetteville of ‘The Telegraph’ about how an obituary is written and…

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The Monocle Arts Review, 481

16 January 2017

We round up the art scene in Washington with a trip to Hemphill Fine Arts, The National Portrait Gallery and the National Museum of African American History and Culture.

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Meet the Writers, 58

14 January 2017

Argentina’s capital has more bookshops per capita than any other city in the world. For this week’s show we step out of the studio to explore a few of its best: Eterna Cadencia, El Ateneo Grand Splendid and a secret shop…

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The Stack, 229

14 January 2017

When a report filled with unsubstantiated allegations of Donald Trump’s relationship with the Russian government began circulating throughout various media outlets, newspapers declined to publish the material – but online…

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