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SUNDAY September 16

0700 Accent On Toronto is back. CBC Toronto's annual laughfest will present its eleventh edition on October 17 at The Music Hall on Danforth.
You can purchase tickets by visiting the Ticketmaster website.

0730 Andrea England's new album is called Hope and Other Sins. She joined Mary to talk about it...and the rather signifigant challenges that she's faced in making her musical career a reality.
Listen to that conversation. audio (runs 10:25)
NOTE: Copyright restrictions prohibit inclusion of the music originally contained in this item.
Learn more about her music at Andrea's website.

0800 It's a "Royal" weekend in southern Ontario. Prince Edward and Sophie---also known as the Earl and Countess of Wessex---are concluding a visit to the province. And Cian Horrobin is following their activities here with interest. Cian is Greater Toronto Area Chair of the Monarchist League of Canada. He talked with Mary about the role of the monarchy in Canada...and why more people should become acquainted with it.
Listen to their conversation. audio (runs 10:10)
You can learn more about the Monarchist League at its website

0830 Fresh Air's book panelists---Erin Balser from CBC Books and book editor/reviewer Becky Toyne---looked ahead to the fall book season and chose some offerings that have caught their attention.
Listen audio (runs 13:40)

Here are their recommendations:
First, from Becky:

- J.K. Rowling, The Casual Vacancy.
PUBLISHER: Little, Brown

- Marjorie Celona, Y
PUBLISHER: Hamish Hamilton Canada

- Miranda Hill, Sleeping Funny
PUBLISHER: Doubleday Canada

- Jon Klassen, This is Not My Hat
PUBLISHER: Candlewick

And here's Erin's list:

- The Underwater Welder by Jeff Lemire (Top Shelf Publications)

- NW by Zadie Smith (Penguin Books)

- The Blondes by Emily Schultz (Random House)

And be sure to visit the CBC Books website for more book-related information.