CBC Radio's Shelagh Rogers travels the country, conversing with authors and readers of all kinds. A new episode every Monday.
Shaena Lambert, Sheena Kamal -- The Full Episode
Shaena Lambert on how Petra Kelly's post-war coming-of-age in Germany inspired her new novel Petra, Premier Andrew Furey, author of Hope in the Balance, takes The Next Chapter's version of the Proust Questionnaire, columnist Candy Palmater talks about three horror reads perfect for Halloween, Roz Nay on her sophomore psychological thriller Hurry Home and Sheena Kamal talks about the third instalment of her Nora Watts series No Going Back and debut YA novel Fight Like a Girl.
Dane Swan & Charles C. Smith, Catherine Hernandez -- The Full Episode
Editor Dane Swan and poet Charles C. Smith talk about the anthology Changing the Face of Canadian Literature, comedian Mark Critch recommends three books by Newfoundland writers, Catherine Hernandez shares what inspired her new novel Crosshairs and musician Leanne Dunic discusses what she's been reading.
David Alexander Robertson, Mary Berg -- The Full Episode
David Alexander Robertson talks about his memoir Black Water, columnist and chef Mary Berg shares three great short story collections by Canadian women, Beatrice MacNeil talks about her novel The Girl He Left Behind, Winnipeg's David Bergen takes The Next Chaper's version of the Proust questionnaire, Genevieve Graham talks about her latest historical novel The Forgotten Home Child, and Shauntay Grant and Paul Seesequasis share books that they have read many times over.
Annabel Lyon, Janice Lynn Mather -- The Full Episode
Annabel Lyon on her new novel Consent, Janice Lynn Mather on her YA novel Facing the Sun, Will Ferguson on his novel The Finder, DJ Paul Chin recommends reading The End of Policing by Alex Vitale and Sarah Louise Butler introduces her novel The Wild Heavens.
Thomas King, Canisia Lubrin -- The Full Episode
Thomas King on his novel Indians on Vacation, musician Jeremy Drury recommends reading Buffy Sainte-Marie by Andrea Warner, Danielle Murrell Cox on the board book My Hair, Canisia Lubrin on The Dyzgraphxst, Phyllis Webstad on inspiring Orange Shirt Day and Aparita Bhandari on diverse romance novels.
Leanne Betasamosake Simpson, Sidura Ludwig -- The Full Episode
Leanne Betasamosake Simpson on her novel Noopiming: The Cure for White Ladies, Sidura Ludwig on her collection of stories You Are Not What We Expected, columnist Donna Bailey Nurse on the Canadian companion to Maaza Mengiste's bestselling novel The Shadow King, musician Kris Harper on why he recommends the book Capturing Women: The Manipulation of Cultural Imagery in Canada's Prairie West by Sarah Carter and Darrell Fox shares a memory from his time on the road with his brother Terry Fox.