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Monocle 24: Meet the Writers

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Monocle 24: Meet the Writers

Monocle 24: Meet the Writers

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Want to know more about the authors behind your favourite books? Tune in to discover the methods of – and inspiration behind – some of the world’s most exciting writers. Every Saturday, Georgina Godwin hosts an in-depth discussion with the person behind the prose.

Latest Episodes

Monocle Reads: Paul Morland

Paul Morland talks to Georgina Godwin about his new book, ‘The Human Tide’, which highlights the role of population growth over the past two centuries. In an age of excessive carbon emissions and coronavirus, how will rising populations shape the future of our planet?

18 MIN1 d ago
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Monocle Reads: Paul Morland

Paul Krugman

Nobel prize-winning economist and author Paul Krugman worked under Ronald Reagan, predicted the 2008 crash and was once described as “the Mick Jagger of economic punditry”. He talks to Georgina Godwin about “zombie ideas” in modern economics.

29 MIN5 d ago
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Paul Krugman

Monocle Reads: Claudia Rubenstein

On this week’s Monocle Reads we speak to Claudia Rubenstein, author, historian and director of Jewish Book Week, London’s longest-running international literary festival.

7 MIN1 w ago
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Monocle Reads: Claudia Rubenstein

Daniel Kehlmann

Daniel Kehlmann, Germany’s best-selling postwar novelist, discusses his country’s literary humour, the origin of fairy tales and his new book, ‘Tyll’, which has now been translated into English and is set to be a Netflix TV series.

29 MIN1 w ago
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Daniel Kehlmann

Monocle Reads: Clement Knox

Clement Knox’s ‘Strange Antics’ explores the historical and cultural incarnations of seduction, from the Garden of Eden to the world of #MeToo.

15 MIN2 w ago
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Monocle Reads: Clement Knox

Liz Moore

Liz Moore started out as a musician in New York but quickly realised that writing was her true calling. Her fourth novel, ‘Long Bright River’, which explores addiction, family and morality on the streets of Philadelphia, has debuted at number 6 on The New York Times Best Seller list.

29 MIN2 w ago
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Liz Moore

Monocle Reads: BJ Fogg

We speak to BJ Fogg, founder of the Behaviour Design Lab at Stanford University and an innovative researcher of behavioural sciences for more than 20 years. His new book, ‘Tiny Habits: The Small Changes That Change Everything’, details how to transform behaviour and achieve self-change in four simple steps.

20 MIN3 w ago
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Monocle Reads: BJ Fogg

Jane Sanderson

British writer and journalist Jane Sanderson is the author of five books, including the acclaimed ‘Netherwood’ series. She worked as a BBC producer before becoming a novelist. She talks to Georgina Godwin about her new novel, ‘Mix Tape’.

29 MIN3 w ago
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Jane Sanderson

Monocle Reads: Georgie Codd

Georgie Codd travelled to Thailand to face her fear of sharks and documented the quest in her first book, ‘We Swim to the Shark: Overcoming Fear One Fish at a Time’. She previously worked in a funeral parlour, taught in a nunnery and shadowed drug dealers.

15 MINJAN 30
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Monocle Reads: Georgie Codd

Dustin Lance Black

Screenwriter, director, activist and author Dustin Lance Black speaks to Georgina Godwin about his journey from being raised poor in a conservative Mormon household in Texas to writing the Oscar-winning Hollywood script for ‘Milk’ and fighting for same-sex marriage.

29 MINJAN 26
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Dustin Lance Black

Latest Episodes

Monocle Reads: Paul Morland

Paul Morland talks to Georgina Godwin about his new book, ‘The Human Tide’, which highlights the role of population growth over the past two centuries. In an age of excessive carbon emissions and coronavirus, how will rising populations shape the future of our planet?

18 MIN1 d ago
Comments
Monocle Reads: Paul Morland

Paul Krugman

Nobel prize-winning economist and author Paul Krugman worked under Ronald Reagan, predicted the 2008 crash and was once described as “the Mick Jagger of economic punditry”. He talks to Georgina Godwin about “zombie ideas” in modern economics.

29 MIN5 d ago
Comments
Paul Krugman

Monocle Reads: Claudia Rubenstein

On this week’s Monocle Reads we speak to Claudia Rubenstein, author, historian and director of Jewish Book Week, London’s longest-running international literary festival.

7 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Monocle Reads: Claudia Rubenstein

Daniel Kehlmann

Daniel Kehlmann, Germany’s best-selling postwar novelist, discusses his country’s literary humour, the origin of fairy tales and his new book, ‘Tyll’, which has now been translated into English and is set to be a Netflix TV series.

29 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Daniel Kehlmann

Monocle Reads: Clement Knox

Clement Knox’s ‘Strange Antics’ explores the historical and cultural incarnations of seduction, from the Garden of Eden to the world of #MeToo.

15 MIN2 w ago
Comments
Monocle Reads: Clement Knox

Liz Moore

Liz Moore started out as a musician in New York but quickly realised that writing was her true calling. Her fourth novel, ‘Long Bright River’, which explores addiction, family and morality on the streets of Philadelphia, has debuted at number 6 on The New York Times Best Seller list.

29 MIN2 w ago
Comments
Liz Moore

Monocle Reads: BJ Fogg

We speak to BJ Fogg, founder of the Behaviour Design Lab at Stanford University and an innovative researcher of behavioural sciences for more than 20 years. His new book, ‘Tiny Habits: The Small Changes That Change Everything’, details how to transform behaviour and achieve self-change in four simple steps.

20 MIN3 w ago
Comments
Monocle Reads: BJ Fogg

Jane Sanderson

British writer and journalist Jane Sanderson is the author of five books, including the acclaimed ‘Netherwood’ series. She worked as a BBC producer before becoming a novelist. She talks to Georgina Godwin about her new novel, ‘Mix Tape’.

29 MIN3 w ago
Comments
Jane Sanderson

Monocle Reads: Georgie Codd

Georgie Codd travelled to Thailand to face her fear of sharks and documented the quest in her first book, ‘We Swim to the Shark: Overcoming Fear One Fish at a Time’. She previously worked in a funeral parlour, taught in a nunnery and shadowed drug dealers.

15 MINJAN 30
Comments
Monocle Reads: Georgie Codd

Dustin Lance Black

Screenwriter, director, activist and author Dustin Lance Black speaks to Georgina Godwin about his journey from being raised poor in a conservative Mormon household in Texas to writing the Oscar-winning Hollywood script for ‘Milk’ and fighting for same-sex marriage.

29 MINJAN 26
Comments
Dustin Lance Black
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