Hot Type: 'Tis Frank McCourt
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).
• Frank's brother Malachy followed in Frank's footsteps, also leaving Ireland for New York City, albeit several years later. He also penned two memoirs, A Monk Swimming and the follow-up Singing Him My Song.
Program: Hot Type
Broadcast Date: Nov. 26, 1999
Guest(s): Frank McCourt
Host: Evan Solomon
Last updated: June 19, 2013
Page consulted on September 10, 2014
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