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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.

    Daniel Kehlmann

    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.

    • 30 min
    Monocle Reads: Clement Knox

    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 min
    Liz Moore

    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.

    • 30 min
    Monocle Reads: BJ Fogg

    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 min
    Jane Sanderson

    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’.

    • 30 min
    Monocle Reads: Georgie Codd

    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 min

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