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Essential listening for anyone who cares about what they read – and how they read it. The Stack is Monocle’s take on the world of print, focusing on everything from the glossiest fashion title to the grittiest newspaper.

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‘Lodestars’, ‘Above Sea Level’, ‘DOG’:

We leaf through a travel journal taking readers on unforgettable trips while making strides of its own, a new indy changing the conversation around wine and a canine-focused magazine that always has a new trick.

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33312 Jan 2019
30 min

‘Lodestars’, ‘Above Sea Level’, ‘DOG’: 

We leaf through a travel journal taking readers on unforgettable trips while making strides of its own, a new indy changing the conversation around wine and a canine-focused magazine that always has a new trick.

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7 Jan 2019
19 min

The Last Newspaper Reader: part four: 

Listen to our audio adaptation of “The Last Newspaper Reader”, a book by Michael Angele. The author muses on the public and private where people tend to read the paper.

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3325 Jan 2019
30 min

Happy new year for print: 

This week on 'The Stack' we speak to David Kipen, author of 'Dear Los Angeles: The City in Diaries and Letters 1542 to 2018', and Alistair Hanson from 'It's Nice That'. Plus, Monocle's Richard Spencer Powell talks about the magazine's plans for 2019.

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4 Jan 2019
18 min

The Last Newspaper Reader: part three: 

Listen to our audio adaptation of “The Last Newspaper Reader”, a book by Michael Angele. In part three of our serialisation, the author stumbles upon a prescient article concerning the supposed demise of print.

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2 Jan 2019
15 min

The Last Newspaper Reader: part two: 

Listen to our audio adaptation of “The Last Newspaper Reader”, a book by Michael Angele. In part two of our serialisation, we learn a seemingly simple thing: how to read a paper.

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33129 Dec 2018
30 min

The best of 'The Stack': Icons of print: 

In this special edition we look back at one of the year’s best interviews. We dedicate today's episode to discussing icons of the print industry.

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26 Dec 2018
25 min

The Last Newspaper Reader: part one: 

Listen to our audio adaptation of “The Last Newspaper Reader”, a book by Michael Angele. In the first of our four-part serialisation, we find out that, for Thomas Bernhard, reading the paper was as important as writing.

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33022 Dec 2018
30 min

Pirelli calendar: 

This week we reveal the secrets behind the 2019 Pirelli calendar. We also have an interview with the editor of the upcoming ‘Vogue Greece’ and we visit the offices of political title ‘Jacobin’.

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32915 Dec 2018
30 min

‘South China Morning Post’, ‘Somesuch Stories’, Marcelo Tas: 

We speak to the CEO of ‘South China Morning Post’, look at literary journal ‘Somesuch Stories’ and speak to one of the most influential figures in Brazilian media.

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3288 Dec 2018
30 min

Festive cheer: 

Join Tyler Brûlé for a special edition of ‘The Stack’, live from the Monocle Christmas Market in Zürich.

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3271 Dec 2018
30 min

Live from the Monocle Christmas Market: 

Tyler Brûlé is joined by Georgina Godwin and a host of festive favourites in this special programme that’s broadcast live from the Monocle Christmas Market.

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32624 Nov 2018
30 min

‘Der Standard’, ‘Anxy’ and ‘Racquet’: 

A spirit of celebration pervades proceedings this week, from a good news(print) story in Vienna, to two titles lauded for their excellence at this past week’s Stack Awards for independent publishing.

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32517 Nov 2018
30 min

‘Tatler’, ‘Lindsay’ and Daniela Falcão: 

We are joined by Richard Dennen, editor of ‘Tatler’, Beth Wilkinson from ‘Lindsay’ and Daniela Falcão, who oversees Condé Nast titles in Brazil, including ‘Vogue’ Brazil.

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32410 Nov 2018
29 min

Men’s Health, Peanuts, Louis Cha: 

We speak to ‘Men’s Health’ editor in chief Richard Dorment about 30 years of the title. We also visit an exhibition dedicated to the work of Charles M Schulz, the founder of comic strip ‘Peanuts’, and look back at the legacy of China’s bestselling author Louis Cha.

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3233 Nov 2018
30 min

ModMag 2018: 

We head to London’s Conway Hall and the annual Modern Magazine Conference, to hear about the most exciting developments in independent publishing.

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