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Johny Pitts, Nathalie Herschdorfer and Andrew Mueller

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9 June 2019

Episode 518

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Author, journalist and broadcaster Johny Pitts joins us to discuss his book ‘Afropean: Notes from Black Europe’. Plus, we meet curator and historian Nathalie Herschdorfer whose new book collects standout photography of the human body, and Monocle’s Andrew Mueller drops in for a chat about one of his home country’s most popular sports: Australian rules football.

9 June 2019

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Johny Pitts

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Writer and broadcaster Johny Pitts has turned his many talents to fields that include presenting television shows on the BBC and reporting for ‘The New York Times’. His new book, ‘Afropean: Notes from Black Europe’, follows his five-month journey around the continent learning about its culturally and ethnically diverse cities and neighbourhoods.

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Nathalie Herschdorfer

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Curator and author Nathalie Herschdorfer has compiled a new volume: ‘Body: The Photography Book’, which gathers agenda-setting images of human physicality from photographers including Cindy Sherman, Daido Moriyama, Paul Mpagi Sepuya and more.

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Andrew Mueller

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Regular Monocle 24 voice Andrew Mueller joins us to discuss his book ‘Carn: The Game, and the Country That Plays It’, which looks at his home nation’s love affair with its homegrown sport: Australian rules football.

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