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CBC Radio’s The Sunday Magazine is a lively, wide-ranging mix of topical long-form conversations, engaging ideas and more. Each week, host Piya Chattopadhyay takes time for deep exploration, but also makes space for surprise, delight and fun.

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CBC Radio’s The Sunday Magazine is a lively, wide-ranging mix of topical long-form conversations, engaging ideas and more. Each week, host Piya Chattopadhyay takes time for deep exploration, but also makes space for surprise, delight and fun.

    Dr. Roberta Bondar reflects on 30 years since her historic spaceflight, The pandemic's rising ethical stakes, Author Naben Ruthnum interrogates workplace diversity initiatives, Monia Mazigh and Megan Leslie on Mcdonough's legacy.

    Dr. Roberta Bondar reflects on 30 years since her historic spaceflight, The pandemic's rising ethical stakes, Author Naben Ruthnum interrogates workplace diversity initiatives, Monia Mazigh and Megan Leslie on Mcdonough's legacy.

    This week on The Sunday Magazine with Piya Chattopadhyay

    • Bioethicist Maxwell Smith considers the rising ethical stakes of a prolonged pandemic

    • Monia Mazigh and Megan Leslie remember Alexa Mcdonough's life, career, and legacy.

    • Dr. Roberta Bondar reflects on 30 years since her landmark spaceflight

    • Naben Ruthnum interrogates workplace diversity initiatives with his novel A Hero of Our Time

    • Listeners share their invented words to define the strange start to 2022

    Discover more at https://www.cbc.ca/sunday

    • 1 hr 23 min
    Stephen Marche projects future American perils, A dictionary of invented words for universal feelings, Dr. Madhukar Pai urges global health equity to fight COVID-19, Hanya Yanagihara returns with new novel To Paradise

    Stephen Marche projects future American perils, A dictionary of invented words for universal feelings, Dr. Madhukar Pai urges global health equity to fight COVID-19, Hanya Yanagihara returns with new novel To Paradise

    This week on The Sunday Magazine with Piya Chattopadhyay

    • Writer Stephen Marche projects perilous future scenarios for the United States

    • John Koenig shares invented words for universal feelings with his Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows

    • Dr. Madhukar Pai urges taking a global approach to ending the COVID-19 pandemic

    • Acclaimed novelist Hanya Yanagihara returns with her new book To Paradise

    Discover more at https://www.cbc.ca/sunday

    • 1 hr 39 min
    'Big Tech’s' place in the global order, How science fiction can offer hope, Guy Vanderhaeghe on historical fiction, Neuroscientist and author Lisa Genova on the science of forgetting (and remembering)

    'Big Tech’s' place in the global order, How science fiction can offer hope, Guy Vanderhaeghe on historical fiction, Neuroscientist and author Lisa Genova on the science of forgetting (and remembering)

    This week on The Sunday Magazine with David Common:

    • Political scientist Ian Bremmer on 'Big Tech’s' place in the global order and where it’s headed in 2022

    • Edmonton author Premee Mohamed on turning science fiction tropes on their head

    • Guy Vanderhaeghe explains how historical fiction can help us cope in the present

    • American author and neuroscientist Lisa Genova on why it’s okay if you don’t know where you left your keys

    Discover more at https://www.cbc.ca/sunday

    • 1 hr 38 min
    Reflecting on 2021's peaks and valleys, Expanding the spectrum of nerdom, Richard Powers on his novel Bewilderment, Buffy Sainte-Marie looks back at decades of art and activism

    Reflecting on 2021's peaks and valleys, Expanding the spectrum of nerdom, Richard Powers on his novel Bewilderment, Buffy Sainte-Marie looks back at decades of art and activism

    This week on The Sunday Magazine with Piya Chattopadhyay:

    • Elamin Abdelmahmoud, Emer O'Toole and Niigaan Sinclair reflect on 2021's valleys and peaks

    • Expanding the spectrum of what it means to be a nerd

    • Pulitzer Prize-winning author Richard Powers talks about his new novel Bewilderment

    • Buffy Sainte-Marie reflects on her decades of trailblazing art and activism

    Discover more at https://www.cbc.ca/sunday

    • 1 hr 41 min
    Andy Byford on the future of public transit, A test of faith in a First Nations community, Sesame Street star Sonia Manzano, The power of fun in trying times

    Andy Byford on the future of public transit, A test of faith in a First Nations community, Sesame Street star Sonia Manzano, The power of fun in trying times

    This week on The Sunday Magazine with Piya Chattopadhyay:

    • Transit guru Andy Byford on the future of public transportation

    • Why a First Nations community is trying to rebuild its Catholic church

    • Science journalist Catherine Price on the value of fun in trying times

    • Sesame Street star Sonia Manzano builds on her legacy with a new kids' show

    Discover more at https://www.cbc.ca/sunday

    • 1 hr 34 min
    How drugs could help us fight COVID-19, Gary Shteyngart on his tragicomic pandemic novel, Musician Faith Nolan reflects on the legacy of Africville, Anna Sale on how to have hard conversations

    How drugs could help us fight COVID-19, Gary Shteyngart on his tragicomic pandemic novel, Musician Faith Nolan reflects on the legacy of Africville, Anna Sale on how to have hard conversations

    This week on The Sunday Magazine with Piya Chattopadhyay:

    • Could COVID-19 drugs be pandemic game changers?

    • Gary Shteyngart talks about his tragicomic pandemic novel Our Country Friends

    • Polaris Heritage Prize winner Faith Nolan reflects on the legacy of Africville

    • Death, Sex & Money host Anna Sale on how to have better conversations

    Find more at https://www.cbc.ca/sunday

    • 1 hr 29 min

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