The Monocle Weekly

Herman Koch, Philip Curtis, Jakob Søndergård Pedersen and Aimee Hartley

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25 September 2016

Episode 377

54 minutes


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Dutch writer Herman Koch discusses darkness, comedy and his new book ‘Dear Mr M’, we speak to map experts Philip Curtis and Jakob Søndergård Pedersen about their new project ‘War Map: Pictorial Conflict Maps 1900-1950’ and wine-lover Aimee Hartley talks us through her new design-minded wine magazine ‘Above Sea Level’.

25 September 2016

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Chapter 1

Introduction

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Daniel Giacopelli joins Robert Bound and Markus Hippi to discuss what’s coming in the week ahead.

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Philip Curtis and Jakob Søndergård Pedersen

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‘War Map: Pictorial Conflict Maps 1900-1950’, a new book from map expert Philip Curtis and history and archaeology specialist Jakob Søndergård Pedersen, collects some of the most unique examples of map-making from the early 20th century. They join the Weekly team to explain how the art and propaganda contained in maps can tell the story of an era and its creativity.

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Herman Koch

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Dutch writer and comedian Herman Koch’s new book ‘Dear Mr M’ is an unflinching look at the life of a well-known writer just like him. An adaptation of Koch’s book ‘The Dinner’ is set to hit cinema screens in 2017 with an all-star cast, including Richard Gere, Steve Coogan, Laura Linney and Chloe Sevigny.

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Aimee Hartley

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With her new magazine, ‘Above Sea Level’, Aimee Hartley wants to reshape the conversation around the ways we consume and enjoy wine by focusing on areas such as design and sense of place, all of which contribute to the perception of a good drop.

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