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Books - Writers' Trust nominees unveiledSep 19, 2012 | 2:27Books Writers' Trust nominees unveiled Video
Books Writers' Trust nominees unveiled Sep 19, 2012 | 2:27Juror Drew Hayden Taylor talks to CBC News about whittling down more than 100 books to five finalists for the Writers' Trust Fiction Prize.
CBC News: Ottawa at 6:00 - Library overdue feesSep 7, 2012 | 2:06CBC News: Ottawa at 6:00 Library overdue fees Video
CBC News: Ottawa at 6:00 Library overdue fees Sep 7, 2012 | 2:06Ottawa library said it needs people to pay outstanding fines to help its bottom line.
Arts - Kathy Reichs on Bones are ForeverAug 31, 2012 | 4:51Arts Kathy Reichs on Bones are Forever Video
Arts Kathy Reichs on Bones are Forever Aug 31, 2012 | 4:51Forensic anthropologist and author Kathy Reichs talks to Kevin Sweet about the inspiration for her latest book.
Day 6 - Day 6 - Sept 1 - Should I Read This? - Book ReviewAug 31, 2012 | 7:50Day 6 Day 6 - Sept 1 - Should I Read This? - Book Review Audio
Day 6 Day 6 - Sept 1 - Should I Read This? - Book Review Aug 31, 2012 | 7:50She's been compared to Virginia Woolf and Charles Dickens. The incomplete manuscript of her first novel earned her a paycheck of a quarter of a million pounds -- while she was still in university. She is Zadie Smith. And her highly-anticipated novel, NW, is set to hit stores next week. When a book carries that kind of buzz, it's time for a little feature we like to call Should I Read It? Day 6 contributor Becky Toyne, editor and books columnist, is here to help you decide.
10 Years of Provocative Radio on The Current from CBC Radio - Kurt Vonnegut: 10 Years of Provocative RadioAug 22, 2012 | 24:5610 Years of Provocative Radio on The Current from CBC Radio Kurt Vonnegut: 10 Years of Provocative Radio Audio
10 Years of Provocative Radio on The Current from CBC Radio Kurt Vonnegut: 10 Years of Provocative Radio Aug 22, 2012 | 24:56In one of his last interviews, the prolific author reflects on his prose, passions and politics. It's quite literally, the conversation of a lifetime. And maybe the only time someone has told Anna Maria to go jump in a lake.
Arts - Writer Rachel JoyceAug 9, 2012 | 4:07Arts Writer Rachel Joyce Video
Arts Writer Rachel Joyce Aug 9, 2012 | 4:07British author talks about her debut novel, The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry, which has been nominated for the Man Booker Prize.
Day 6 - Day 6 - Cheating at the Ancient OlympicsAug 3, 2012 | 4:41Day 6 Day 6 - Cheating at the Ancient Olympics Audio
Day 6 Day 6 - Cheating at the Ancient Olympics Aug 3, 2012 | 4:41They may not have had badminton in Ancient Greece, but there's plenty of evidence for bad behaviour. As far back as people have pushed to be the strongest, the longest, or the fastest, there've been people trying to pull fast ones over the competition. David Potter is an author and professor of classics at the University of Michigan. We reached Professor Potter in Norfolk, Connecticut. Welcome, David.
The National - Gore Vidal diesAug 1, 2012 | 2:21The National Gore Vidal dies Video
The National Gore Vidal dies Aug 1, 2012 | 2:21Reflecting on the legacy of author, playwright and public intellectual Gore Vidal.
Arts - Author Maeve Binchy diesJul 31, 2012 | 2:28Arts Author Maeve Binchy dies Video
Arts Author Maeve Binchy dies Jul 31, 2012 | 2:28Bestselling Irish author Maeve Binchy has died in Dublin at the age of 72
News - Orphan Books gets a homeJul 30, 2012 | 1:53News Orphan Books gets a home Video
News Orphan Books gets a home Jul 30, 2012 | 1:53One optimistic young woman in Halifax hasn't given up on the book industry yet
The Next Chapter - "Underground" author Antanas Sileika (Extended interview) November 2011 EncoreJul 16, 2012 | 24:23The Next Chapter "Underground" author Antanas Sileika (Extended interview) November 2011 Encore Audio
The Next Chapter "Underground" author Antanas Sileika (Extended interview) November 2011 Encore Jul 16, 2012 | 24:23Shelagh's extended conversation.
Day 6 - Hemingway and Company, Multiple Endings for Famous Books: CommentJul 14, 2012 | 2:23Day 6 Hemingway and Company, Multiple Endings for Famous Books: Comment Audio
Day 6 Hemingway and Company, Multiple Endings for Famous Books: Comment Jul 14, 2012 | 2:23A new edition of Hemingway's Farewell to Arms will be published that includes 39 different alternative endings the author wrote for his novel. In a 1958 interview, Hemingway said that he had trouble "getting the words right." He's not the only writer to labour over the endings of their stories, though. Aidan Flax-Clark takes a look at several other alternative endings for works by literary giants from Shakespeare to Dickens.
The Next Chapter - July 16, 2012 (November 2011 Encore)Jul 16, 2012 | 52:27The Next Chapter July 16, 2012 (November 2011 Encore) Audio
The Next Chapter July 16, 2012 (November 2011 Encore) Jul 16, 2012 | 52:27Jo Saul recommends a CanCon alternative to "The Help" by Kathryn Stockett - PK Rangachari on using mystery novels to teach medical students about toxicology - Antanas Sileika on "Underground" - Guy Gavriel Kay on his day job with the CBC Radio show "The Scales of Justice" - David Chilton, author of "The Wealthy Barber Returns", answers the Proust Questionnaire
Day 6 - Self-Plagiarism: Our panel dissects Jonah Lehrer and Aaron SorkinJun 29, 2012 | 13:53Day 6 Self-Plagiarism: Our panel dissects Jonah Lehrer and Aaron Sorkin Audio
Day 6 Self-Plagiarism: Our panel dissects Jonah Lehrer and Aaron Sorkin Jun 29, 2012 | 13:53Can a writer plagiarize his own words? That's the question raised by Oscar-winning screenwriter Aaron Sorkin and best-selling author Jonah Lehrer, both suffering from revelations they recycled material. Brent is joined by Rachel Giese, Ed Champion and Jacob Silverman to hash it out.
Spark - Rethinking Parking LotsJun 22, 2012 | 8:36Spark Rethinking Parking Lots Audio
Spark Rethinking Parking Lots Jun 22, 2012 | 8:36Eran Ben-Joseph is the author of the book "ReThinking a Lot", all about the humble parking lot. In it, he argues that with creative planning, surface parking lots can be places for environmental rehabilitation, entertainment and art.

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