The Monocle Travel Guide Series: New York

Local insights and recommendations from superb cultural reporters

Since 2007, the cultural purveyors at MONOCLE magazine have kept a bureau in New York City. During this time, they’ve explored the inner workings of a city in constant change. They’ve dug into every lifestyle sector worth exploring and presented it in their acclaimed monthly publication. Now, their up-to-date findings can be found in the comprehensive MONOCLE Travel Guide Series, published by Gestalten. The MONOCLE …

Ideas On Paper

The Nottingham magazine shop shares its six favorite reads

by Ian Sanders Alex Smith started his career working for big London retailers like Harrods, Harvey Nichols and Selfridges, yet his ambition was always to open his own shop. In March 2014, he did just that. It feels a world away from London’s fashionable department stores: his shop, Ideas on Paper, resides upstairs in a cluster of old buildings that make up Cobden Chambers in …

The Monocle Guide to Good Business

Valuable, globally sourced wisdom and inspiration for getting down to business

The world is rife—even overrun—with business books. Whether it’s sage management advice or dubious tips on working two hours a week from a hammock, the business section of most bookstores is full of all flavors for would-be entrepreneurs and those looking to make moves in the business world. Considering the volume and range in quality of such titles, “The Monocle Guide to Good Business”—published by …