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The Monocle Guide to Better Living

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"The Monocle Guide to Better Living" is a comprehensive exploration of living well, covering various aspects of life including the city, culture, travel, food, and work.

It is not about glitz but rather a survey of products and ideas designed to be treasured and last.

The book is structured into chapters that address key questions such as the best cities for quality of life, how to build a good school, how to run a city, who makes the best coffee, and how to start an inspirational business.

The guide includes 10 essays that delve into topics like what makes a great city, the desirability of craft, running a hotel, and the benefits of culture.

It aims to be an indispensable guidebook to contemporary life, combining easy style with journalistic substance.


  • 1.36" H x 10.61" L x 8.18" W (3.61 lbs) 400 pages
  • Released August 27, 2013
  • Hardcover
  • ISBN: 9783899554908

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