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The Weekend Edition is a refined mix of music, news and guests to see you through your weekend.

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On this Weekend Edition special, Georgina Godwin meets two talented authors and hears about the redesigned family bookshop that is stocking their work. Nick Harkaway talks about his new book ‘Tigerman’ – all about ex-colonies, superheroes and paternal love. He's followed by Carys Bray, who tells us how it was only after leaving the Mormon faith that she could write her debut novel, ‘A Song for Issy Bradley’. Finally, Foyles, the Uk’s most iconic bookshop, has been redesigned for a new century. Georgina takes a tour of the new premises with architect Alex Lifschutz – and meets writers Caitlin Moran and David Nicholls.

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4 28 Jun 2014
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On this Weekend Edition special, Georgina Godwin meets two talented authors and hears about the redesigned family bookshop that is stocking their work. Nick Harkaway talks about his new book ‘Tigerman’ – all about ex-colonies, superheroes and paternal love. He's followed by Carys Bray, who tells us how it was only after leaving the Mormon faith that she could write her debut novel, ‘A Song for Issy Bradley’. Finally, Foyles, the Uk’s most iconic bookshop, has been redesigned for a new century. Georgina takes a tour of the new premises with architect Alex Lifschutz – and meets writers Caitlin Moran and David Nicholls.

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3 6 Jun 2014
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A selection of highlights from Monocle's *Weekend Edition*, which airs 08.00 to 15.00 Saturdays, UK time. You can hear from James Ward – organiser of a surprisingly successful event called the Boring Conference – enjoy a celebration of 40 years of ABBA and get a fresh take on the thinking person’s drink: whisky.

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2 6 Jan 2014
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Highlights from interviews conducted by books editor Georgina Godwin.

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1 28 Dec 2013
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Georgina Godwin hears stories of old Hollywood from US writer John Burnham Schwartz, talks to author Nick Harkaway about being human in the digital age, gets the lowdown on why ‘Stuff Matters’ from scientist Mark Miodownik and hears some quite interesting stories from television producer John Lloyd and his chief elf Molly Oldfield.

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