Just received this Monocle book entitled “The Monocle Guide To Better Living”. If you’ve never read the magazine Monocle, then i would strongly advise you to pick up a copy. For people such as me with an imagination that finds itself wondering about different places, ideas, people, and ways of living—Monocle is sort of like the ‘ultimate’ magazine of sorts. It focuses on culture and society—but not in a way you would pick up from the news or from regular every day information outlets. It focuses on the small details of things that really captivate and interest people such as myself.
Monocle as a magazine is a challenging, but captivating read. I have spent a few breezy minutes flipping through this book thus far and my only description would be to say that the book continues where the magazine leaves off—but with a more concrete and themed presentation. Beautiful old-school yellow cover and binding and lovely matte pages. 400 pages. Wonderful for my bookshelf. Highly recommended.