Books | Nov 15, 2012 | 13:23

Writer collaborates on unauthorized Russian translation

After discovering his debut novel was being pirated in Russia, author Peter Mountford made an unusual choice: he began assisting the man toiling away on the unauthorized translation. He explains why to Q's Jian Ghomeshi.

Now Playing on CBC Radio Help Refresh

Live audio streams for phones and tablets: Radio One and CBC Music (Radio 2, Radio 3 and more)

CBC Radio One

Listen Live Ottawa change

CBC Radio 2

Listen Live Eastern change

CBC Radio 3

Listen Live Radio 3
News - Michael MooreSep 21, 2011 | 20:34News Michael Moore Audio
News Michael Moore Sep 21, 2011 | 20:34Q's Jian Ghomeshi interviews documentarian and provocateur Michael Moore about his memoir, Here Comes Trouble: Stories from My Life.
Arts - Thomas King on QNov 14, 2012 | 23:05Arts Thomas King on Q Audio
Arts Thomas King on Q Nov 14, 2012 | 23:05Author and humorist Thomas King talks to Q guest host Brent Bambury about his book, The Inconvenient Indian: A Curious Account of Native People in North America.
Film - Dark comedy Afghan LukeSep 6, 2011 | 2:45Film Dark comedy Afghan Luke Audio
Film Dark comedy Afghan Luke Sep 6, 2011 | 2:45Trailer Park Boys creator Mike Clattenburg explores a darker, more dramatic tale in Afghan Luke, a black comedy inspired by a journalist's surreal experiences in Afghanistan. Margo Kelly reports.
Arts - New Brunswick artist Andrea Mortson at MASS MoCAJun 1, 2012 | 1:41Arts New Brunswick artist Andrea Mortson at MASS MoCA Audio
Arts New Brunswick artist Andrea Mortson at MASS MoCA Jun 1, 2012 | 1:41Toronto-raised, Sackville-based painter Andrea Mortson talks to CBC’S Phlis McGregor about the two paintings from her Signs and Symbols series chosen for the MASS MoCA Oh, Canada exhibit and the joy of getting together with artists from across Canada.
Arts - Rachel Joyce on The Sunday EditionOct 9, 2012 | 25:05Arts Rachel Joyce on The Sunday Edition Audio
Arts Rachel Joyce on The Sunday Edition Oct 9, 2012 | 25:05Michael Enright talks to the British author of international hit The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry.
Definitely Not the Opera - Lindsay Kyte: My life as Anne of Green GablesJun 14, 2011 | 4:05Definitely Not the Opera Lindsay Kyte: My life as Anne of Green Gables Audio
Definitely Not the Opera Lindsay Kyte: My life as Anne of Green Gables Jun 14, 2011 | 4:05Lindsay Kyte has bright red hair, stands five feet tall, and went to school on Prince Edward Island. So guess which fictional character she was mistaken for?
Film - Anticipated TIFF filmsSep 8, 2011 | 1:31Film Anticipated TIFF films Audio
Film Anticipated TIFF films Sep 8, 2011 | 1:31Margo Kelly spotlights some of the high-profile films debuting in the first half of TIFF 2011.
Film - Canada's original gangsterSep 12, 2011 | 1:32Film Canada's original gangster Audio
Film Canada's original gangster Sep 12, 2011 | 1:32The infamous heists of famed Canadian bank robber Edwin Boyd has inspired a new film, debuting at TIFF, by emerging filmmaker Nathan Morlando. Margo Kelly reports.
Definitely Not the Opera - "What's the real power of music?"Sep 17, 2011 | 54:40Definitely Not the Opera "What's the real power of music?" Audio
Definitely Not the Opera "What's the real power of music?" Sep 17, 2011 | 54:40"Music hath charms," they say. But what is it that you can accomplish with music, that you can't do otherwise?
Arts - Going Down The Road AgainOct 21, 2011 | 3:02Arts Going Down The Road Again Audio
Arts Going Down The Road Again Oct 21, 2011 | 3:02Down the Road Again is a sequel that's been a long time coming, as director Don Shebib follows up his classic film Goin' Down the Road 40 years on. Margo Kelly reports.
News - Sistema in TorontoDec 22, 2011 | 1:35News Sistema in Toronto Audio
News Sistema in Toronto Dec 22, 2011 | 1:35The acclaimed music program for children that began decades ago in Venezuela is taking root in Canada. Margo Kelly reports.
Arts - Cavalia horse circus unveils OdysseoMay 15, 2012 | 1:30Arts Cavalia horse circus unveils Odysseo Audio
Arts Cavalia horse circus unveils Odysseo May 15, 2012 | 1:30While many circuses have removed animals from the big top, Cavalia shines the spotlight directly on its equine stars. Its latest show Odysseo opens in Toronto amid raised public awareness of the treatment of horses. Anna Asimakopulos reports.
Arts - Halifax artist Craig Leonard at MASS MoCAJun 1, 2012 | 4:37Arts Halifax artist Craig Leonard at MASS MoCA Audio
Arts Halifax artist Craig Leonard at MASS MoCA Jun 1, 2012 | 4:37Halifax artist and NSCAD University prof Craig Leonard talks to CBC’s Phlis McGregor about his work Legacy Maple, on display at MASS MoCA’s Oh, Canada show, creating a work that offers a different angle on collaboration and why it’s a privilege to be included.
Movies - Dark side of The Dark KnightJul 19, 2012 | 2:55Movies Dark side of The Dark Knight Audio
Movies Dark side of The Dark Knight Jul 19, 2012 | 2:55Batman has returned to the cinema in the anticipated blockbuster The Dark Knight Rises. Legions of grown-up fans are eagerly awaiting the comic book movie, but an ugly side to the fandemonium has also emerged. Eli Glasner reports.
Day 6 - The Casual Vacancy: Should You Read It?Sep 28, 2012 | 5:40Day 6 The Casual Vacancy: Should You Read It? Audio
Day 6 The Casual Vacancy: Should You Read It? Sep 28, 2012 | 5:40Editor, books columnist, and Day 6 contributor Becky Toyne helps you decide whether the heavily embargoed new book by JK Rowling is worth your while.

1 of 18