Listen to Writers & Company's special summer series with Man Booker Prize winners
In celebration of the 50th anniversary of Britain's most important literary award, Writers & Company is airing past interviews with previous winners throughout the summer.
'Swearing is Good for You': The evolutionary advantages of f-bombs
In her recent book, computational neuroscientist Emma Byrne says there are scientific rationales for swearing. Also, it's kinda fun.
100 writers in Canada you need to know now
Get to know 100 writers who are making an impact.
The CBC Books summer reading list: 18 cool books to read while the weather heats up
Jen Sookfong Lee explores how Gus Van Sant's My Own Private Idaho brought the marginal into the mainstream
The real family history that inspired Linda Spalding's new novel
How Esther The Wonder Pig and her legion of fans crowdfunded a life-saving CT scanner for large animals
Wayne Johnston on how one wrong thing can ruin your whole life
Why Grace O'Connell wrote about strained family relationships and a crisis situation
How losing a parent inspired Gurjinder Basran's latest novel
Aravind Adiga's books tackle clashes of the classes in Indian society
Margaret Atwood, Kim Thúy and Anne Carson nominated for alternative Nobel Prize
10 Canadian YA books you should read this summer
How I Wrote It
Thea Lim wanted to write about grief — and ended up with a time travelling love story
Adam Gopnik gets intimate about his marriage in his new memoir
Lynn Crosbie on what perfect happiness means
Like That? Love This
If you liked Erotic Stories for Punjabi Widows, you'll love...
Why Joanne Proulx wanted to explore an unravelling marriage in her most recent novel
Game of Thrones, The Handmaid's Tale score multiple Emmy nominations
You can now borrow musical instruments at Halifax-area libraries
Magic 8 Q&A