The Monocle Weekly
Nick Broomfield, Louise Doughty and Richard King
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28 July 2019
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Film-maker Nick Broomfield tells us about his new Leonard Cohen documentary, ‘Marianne & Leonard: Words of Love’. Plus: we discuss the nominations for this year’s Booker prize with author and critic Louise Doughty and speak to writer Richard King about music’s relationship with the UK countryside, the topic of his new book, ‘The Lark Ascending’.
28 July 2019
This week the nominations for the Booker prize for fiction were announced. To hear about how the final decision is made, Monocle’s Georgina Godwin was joined by author Louise Doughty, a former Booker judge. Doughty’s own novels include the upcoming ‘Platform Seven’ and bestseller ‘Apple Tree Yard’, which has become a television hit.
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Richard King’s book ‘The Lark Ascending’ is an exploratory ramble through the last century of music in the UK looking at how the notion of escaping to the countryside has often served as a source of inspiration.
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