The 4th Annual Daybreak Christmas Book Show
December 15/16, 2012
In just six months, the first fiction novel from Will Ferguson, 419, went from literary curiousity to Giller Prize-winner. He recounts the journey he took in writing the book plus the perils he faced in collecting his award. This interview also marks the "4th Annual Will Ferguson Christmas Interview!"
Alexander McCall Smith, the prolific author of the No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency mysteries and the Isabel Dalhousie novels, discusses civility in public discourse, health issues and society in Botswana, plus his hobbies.
Journalist, Carol Shaben, is the author of Into the Abyss, which tells the true and deeply personal story of four survivors from a 1984 plane crash in northern Alberta, revealing the effects it had on those people and others.
Martin Parnell ran 250 marathons in one year, however, instead of resting on that laurel, he's become a fundraiser, activist, humanitarian, motivational speaker and now an author. His book, Marathon Quest, recounts his challenges to complete the quest and what he wants to achieve in the future.
Historian, Stephen R. Bown, takes a detailed look in his latest book, The Last Viking, at the under-appreciated exploits of Roald Amunden, the Norwegian-American explorer who conquered the Northwest Passage and discovered the South Pole.
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