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Meet the Writers, 53

10 December 2016

Born in Ireland and based in Vancouver, Schofield’s debut book ‘Malarky’ garnered several awards and now her second novel, ‘Martin John’, is gaining equal – if not more – global praise and recognition. She talks about the…

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The Stack, 224

10 December 2016

Cultural commentator Peter York reviews his favourite magazine titles and we head to Guadalajara for the world’s second-largest book fair.

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The Sessions at Midori House, 93

10 December 2016

Piano virtuoso Neil Cowley swings by Midori House with his keyboard – though minus the rest of the trio – to perform from his new album ‘Spacebound Apes’.

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The Cinema Show, 53

9 December 2016

Soaring above the peaks of Mongolia on the back of a golden eagle, director Otto Bell discusses his stunning new documentary ‘The Eagle Huntress’. Plus: Christopher Laverty on his book chronicling the role of clothing in…

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The Monocle Arts Review, 455

9 December 2016

We’re joined in the studio by ‘Little White Lies’ editor David Jenkins as we discuss ‘The Birth of a Nation’, ‘Krisha’, ‘Snowden’ and ‘The Nightmare Before Christmas’.

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The Cinema Show, BONUS – ‘Snowden’

8 December 2016

The actions of Edward Snowden have led to a shift in global attitudes towards privacy under the watchful eyes of government in the digital age. But is he a hero? As Oliver Stone’s new film hits UK theatres, Ben Rylan chats…

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Making a killing

Danish television has long led the way in dark, thrilling drama and new series ‘Below the Surface’ looks set to be its new global export. We visit the set of the latest Nordic noir hit.

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The Monocle Arts Review, 454

8 December 2016

We hand things over to journalist Tom Smith, who was at this year’s Guadalajara International Book Fair. He sits down with Jeronimo Pizarro, a jury member of this year’s main prize, and together they go through a couple of…

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The Monocle Arts Review, 453

7 December 2016

We discuss Hulu’s upcoming adaptation of ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ – can it be the hit that puts the streaming service on the map? Plus: we review Amazon Prime’s newsroom drama ‘Good Girls Revolt’ and one of the latest series…

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The Monocle Arts Review, 452

6 December 2016

Broadcaster and DJ Nick Luscombe plays new Jessy Lanza remixes, lost tracks by legendary composer Peter Gordon and psych-rock from the UK’s Jack Ellister.

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Culture with Robert Bound, 269

5 December 2016

When almost every city in the world seemingly has one, what is the role of the biennial? We wonder who does this soft-power attraction best and which parts of the world benefit from them as a showcase of how dynamic and…

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The Monocle Arts Review, 451

5 December 2016

Jane Morris reviews ‘Robert Rauschenberg’ at Tate Modern and ‘Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2016’ at the ICA.

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Meet the Writers, 52

3 December 2016

Horowitz has brought us the Alex Ryder series of teen fiction, two Sherlock Holmes books and a James Bond novel, among others. He indulges us in his enthusiasm for storytelling, saying, “As the world bends out of shape…

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The Stack, 223

3 December 2016

A special one-hour edition broadcasting live from the Monocle Christmas Market with Tyler Brûlé and Emma Nelson. Author and former newspaper editor Jonathan Fenby discusses the state of the newspaper industry in 2016 and…

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