Sep 30, 2010 | 53:58The Next Chapter October 4, 2010 Audio
The Next Chapter October 4, 2010 Sep 30, 2010 | 53:58Shelagh Rogers speaks with Kathleen Winter about her novel "Annabel". It's a surprising, fresh story of an intersex child growing up in coastal Labrador in the 1970s. Joseph Boyden talks about his biography of Metis leaders and resistance fighters Louis Riel and Gabriel Dumont. Emma Donaghue, author of "Room", tells us what life's been like since she was nominated for the Booker Prize. Indie musician Owen Pallett tells us what's on his bedside table. And comic and playwright Lorne Elliott talks about his latest encounter with Tolstoy.
Oct 25, 2010 | 53:59The Next Chapter October 25, 2010 Audio
The Next Chapter October 25, 2010 Oct 25, 2010 | 53:59Shelagh Rogers speaks with Sarah Leavitt about her new "graphic memoir" called "Tangles: A Story about Alzheimer's, My Mother and Me". Chilly Gonzales, record producer and musical genius, tells us what he's reading these days. Ross King on his group biography "Defiant Spirits: The Modernist Revolution of the Group of Seven". Puppeteer Ronnie Burkett on his relationship with books. And Shelagh speaks with Eleanor Wachtel about the 20th anniversary of her CBC Radio show "Writers and Company".
Dec 6, 2010 | 53:59The Next Chapter December 6, 2010 Audio
The Next Chapter December 6, 2010 Dec 6, 2010 | 53:59Louise Penny on "Bury Your Dead". Comedian Russell Peters answers the Proust Questionnaire. From 2002, Shelagh's conversation with Carol Shields about her novel "Unless". It's one of the books in the running for Canada Reads 2011. Anne Giardini, Carol Shields' daughter, on her mother's last days and the conversations they had when Shields was writing "Unless". Kelly Hughes, owner of Aqua Books in Winnipeg, on the ingenuity and creativity required to run a successful independent bookstore.
Sep 26, 2011 | 54:00The Next Chapter Author Gail Vaz-Oxlade and her editor on their relationship Audio
The Next Chapter Author Gail Vaz-Oxlade and her editor on their relationship Sep 26, 2011 | 54:00Gail Vaz-Oxlade and her editor Kate Cassaday on the writer/editor relationship. David Adams Richards answers the Proust Questionnaire. Rupinder Gill on "On the Outside Looking Indian". Andrew Pyper on his day job waiting tables for Alice Munro. Graeme Gibson on "A Writer's Life: The Margaret Laurence Lectures".
Apr 7, 2010 | 49:13The Next Chapter January 11, 2010 Audio
The Next Chapter January 11, 2010 Apr 7, 2010 | 49:13Robert Rotenberg, defence lawyer and crime writer, plus Billeh Nickerson with McPoems, Kate Braid with construction-work writing, and Anthony Stewart, English professor and NOT a basketball player.