Hot Type: Scott Turow on 'Personal Injuries'
Hot Type hosts literary giants, first-time writers and authors of all stripes as it explores issues and ideas in the print world and beyond. As host since the show's 1998 debut, Evan Solomon interviews literary heavyweights like J.K. Rowling, Stephen King, Roddy Doyle and Margaret Atwood, as well as a puppeteer, a female wrestler and an Apollo astronaut. This Gemini Award-winning show has been a mainstay on CBC Newsworld for more than a decade. The CBC Digital Archives features fascinating and engaging interviews from Hot Type's second season (1999-2000).
• In 1995, Turow worked pro bono to help win the release of Alejandro Hernandez, an Illinois man who spent five years on death row after being wrongfully convicted of murder.
• Turow's bibliography includes two non-fiction works: One L (1977), about his experience in law school and Ultimate Punishment (2003), a reflection on the death penalty.
Program: Hot Type
Broadcast Date: Nov. 19, 1999
Guest(s): Scott Turow
Host: Evan Solomon
Last updated: March 21, 2012
Page consulted on September 10, 2014
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