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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.

Monocle 24: Meet the Writers Monocle

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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.

    Charlie Connelly

    Charlie Connelly

    Charlie Connelly is a bestselling novelist and award-winning broadcaster with a passion for radio. His knowledge of the medium – from the best contemporary broadcasters to the UK’s smallest commercial station – is wide-ranging. He talks us through radio’s fascinating history.

    • 30 min
    Monocle Reads: Guy Spier

    Monocle Reads: Guy Spier

    Guy Spier, a Zürich-based investor and author, talks to Georgina Godwin about his candid memoir, ‘The Education of a Value Investor’, which takes the reader into some of Wall Street’s darkest corners. It’s also a smart and practical guide to becoming a successful investor.

    • 18 min
    Sophie Hannah

    Sophie Hannah

    Sophie Hannah is one of the most successful crime-fiction novelists in the UK, having taken up where Agatha Christie left off by continuing the stories of Hercule Poirot. She’s also a poet, teaches thriller writing at degree level – and believes that holding grudges might be one of the secrets to happiness.

    • 30 min
    Monocle Reads: Mads Peder Nordbo

    Monocle Reads: Mads Peder Nordbo

    We speak to Mads Peder Nordbo, the Danish bestselling author of five novels. His latest, ‘Cold Fear’, is a dark, atmospheric thriller set in Greenland, where Nordbo now lives and works.

    • 11 min
    John 'Rick' McArthur

    John 'Rick' McArthur

    On Meet The Writers this week, Georgina Godwin talks to John ‘Rick’ MacArthur about his new book ‘Graham Greene: The Last Interview’. Rick is the scion of a great American philanthropic family but, in his own right, a veteran journalist, author and president of 'Harper’s Magazine', the second oldest continuous publication in the US. We take a look at how Graham Greene traversed the space between journalism and fiction and brought truth into sharp focus through his storytelling.

    • 30 min
    Monocle Reads: Ryan Gattis

    Monocle Reads: Ryan Gattis

    Los Angeles writer Ryan Gattis, winner of the American Library Association’s Alex Award, talks to Georgina Godwin about his latest book, ‘Safe’. A Robin Hood tale about a former junkie turned Drug Enforcement Administration safecracker who steals from gangs to give to those hurt by the 2008 financial crisis, the novel is a tight-wire thriller for modern times.

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