The Monocle Companion

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The Monocle Companion has 50 inspiring essays to improve everything from your vacation to your vocation, our first-ever paperback is packed with long-reads, inspiration and cheery ideas to make you happy.

Buy the Companion today and you’ll learn:

– The brief history of time and why applications that claim to track it can be a waste of yours.

– Why freedom of speech sometimes means raising your voice against the silliness.

– What Nordic co-operation can teach an increasingly fractious world about the importance of good neighbours.

– Why a high-flying pilot prefers the passenger seat and how to travel a little more thoughtfully.

– Why it’s OK to change your mind – sometimes – and why people should.

– Why finding joy in simple things is one of the hardest but most worthwhile skills to master.

– Why water makes a city, the importance of hobbies and what the ancients can teach urbanists.

– What your ‘Badi’ says about you and why cold water swimming is for masochists.

– How to live with a fascist past, why there’s little wrong with cultural appropriation and the pleasures and pitfalls of eating outdoors.

– How learning a craft can shape the creator, why to doodle and the surprising wisdom behind stargazing.

For more on these, plus other fresh perspectives and original fiction, pick up your copy today.

Details & care

Illustrated by: Peter Zhao

Published by: Monocle

Printed in: Germany

Features: 208 pages, softcover

Dimensions: 21cm x 14.8cm x 1.5cm

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