Late Nights on Air



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Late Nights on Air runs from Nov. 24 to Dec. 22

Harry Boyd hears a voice on the radio and walks into the station to see who it is.

So begins Elizabeth Hay's award-winning novel Late Nights on Air — a story about the ferocious beauty of the Far North, centred around a group of characters who work in radio at CBC Yellowknife in 1975.

The author called it "a book about the romance of the disembodied voice."

According to Publishers Weekly, "Hay's crystalline prose, keen details and sharp dialogue sculpt the residents of Yellowknife, who provide a convincing backdrop as the main cast tromps through the existential woods."

This Between the Covers reading is by Gwynyth Walsh, and was produced in Vancouver by Kathleen Flaherty

Late Nights on Air by Elizabeth Hay is published by Emblem Editions.

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