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Inside Tyler Brule’s News Magazine

0822monocle.jpgThe Observer‘s Michael Calderone caught up with Wallpaper* founder Tyler Brule. Brule launched Monocle, a UK-based high end news magazine, earlier this year. Although the magazine has been rapidly building a European audience… well, they’re having trouble cracking the American market. Perhaps it’s due to their GBP75 subscription price or erratic distribution, but maybe not. At least Brule got some good stories out of it:

Before leaving Wallpaper*, Mr. Brule was already quoted in the press about his desire to launch a newsmagazine.

“That didn’t make them very happy at Time Inc,” Mr. Brule said, laughing. “Norman Pearlstine got so angry at me. I remember being screamed at on the phone in Hamburg.”

Mr. Pearlstine, now a senior advisor at the Carlyle Group, and formerly Time Inc.’s editor-in-chief, had championed the purchase of Wallpaper*. While still a fan of Mr. Brule’s editorial vision, Mr. Pearlstine said it’s easier to do so as a reader, rather than investor.

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Lauren Berger Writes New Book for Young People Entering "Real World"

Lauren Berger Welcome to the Real WorldCareer Expert, Lauren Berger, releases her second book, Welcome to the Real World: Finding Your Place, Perfecting Your Work, and Turning Your Job Into Your Dream Career (Harper Business), on April 22nd. In this book, Berger shares everything she wishes someone told her after graduation. Her book is the essential guide to anyone starting their first, second, or third job. She encourages readers to be fearless, step outside of their comfort zones, and go after what they want.