Oct 24, 2013 | 21:09Q Stephen King and Owen King in Studio Q Video
Q Stephen King and Owen King in Studio Q Oct 24, 2013 | 21:09Bestselling author, Stephen King joins Jian at the desk in Studio Q, with his son, Owen. Both men have new books out - Stephen's is called 'Doctor Sleep', a sequel to 'The Shining', and Owen's is a darkly funny, poignant debut novel called 'Double Feature'. Jian speaks with them about the creative life in the King home and the challenges and gifits of having a family full of writers.
Nov 27, 2013 | 22:34Q Canada Reads 2014 panelists revealed in Studio Q Video
Q Canada Reads 2014 panelists revealed in Studio Q Nov 27, 2013 | 22:34In Studio Q this morning, Jian revealed this year's panelists for Canada Reads and the books they will be arguing for. Which book book could change the nation? Prominent philanthropist Stephen Lewis will be arguing for Margaret Atwood's "Year of the Flood"; award-winning journalist, Wab Kinew will be defending "The Orenda" by Joseph Boyden; two-time gold-medallist, Donovan Bailey will be arguing for Esi Edugyan's "Half Blood Blues"; award-winning comic, Samantha Bee will be defending Rawi Hage's "Cockroach"; and actress Sarah Gadon will be arguing on behalf of Kathleen Winter's "Annabel".
Oct 9, 2013 | 19:03Q 'A House in the Sky' author Amanda Lindhout in Studio Q Video
Q 'A House in the Sky' author Amanda Lindhout in Studio Q Oct 9, 2013 | 19:03Amanda Lindhout was held captive for months in Somalia after a freelance mission went awry. She's since turned her efforts toward forgiveness and charity as well as a new memoir, called 'A House in the Sky'', and she joins Jian at the desk in Studio Q to talk about it.
Oct 17, 2012 | 15:37Q "Wild" author Cheryl Strayed in Studio Q Video
Q "Wild" author Cheryl Strayed in Studio Q Oct 17, 2012 | 15:37Author and advice columnist, Cheryl Strayed joins Jian at the desk to talk about her bestselling memoir, "Wild", a recounting of her solo hike along the Pacific Crest Trail, as she dealt with loss, addiction, and a broken marriage.
Jun 24, 2013 | 35:56Q Conrad Black in Studio Q Video
Q Conrad Black in Studio Q Jun 24, 2013 | 35:56Business man, British Lord, convicted felon, and prolific author, most recently of the new book 'Flight of the Eagle', an epic history of the United States. Jian speaks to the Baron of Crossharbour about his take on American history, as well as his own past, and adjusting back to life north of the border once again..
Oct 24, 2011 | 27:55Q Jane Fonda in Studio Q Video
Q Jane Fonda in Studio Q Oct 24, 2011 | 27:55Iconic Oscar winning actor, home workout revolutionary and polarizing peace activist Jane Fonda is in Studio Q to talk about her storied acting career and how to get the most out of life's "third act".
Oct 31, 2012 | 17:16Q 2012 Giller prize winner Will Ferguson in Studio Q Video
Q 2012 Giller prize winner Will Ferguson in Studio Q Oct 31, 2012 | 17:16The Scotiabank Giller prize honours the best Canadian novel or short-story collection published in English this past year. It's one of Canada's richest literary prizes, nominating five worthy fiction writers and giving their books national attention. This year's winner, Will Ferguson, is best known for books like "Beyond Belfast" and "Beauty Tips from Moose Jaw" - both of which were winners of the Stephen Leacock Medal for Humour. His Giller-winning book "419" takes a more serious turn - a story that starts with an internet con artist in Nigeria, the Calgary man whose desire to believe in the scam brings him to ruin; and his daughter's quest to confront the con man face to face.
Feb 4, 2013 | 21:21Q Feminist author Naomi Wolf in Studio Q Video
Q Feminist author Naomi Wolf in Studio Q Feb 4, 2013 | 21:21Bestselling author, Naomi Wolf, has broken ground before, with her breakout book "The Beauty Myth", as well as her writing on motherhood and promiscuity. Her provocative new book is called "Vagina: A New Biography" and she joins Jian at the desk to talk about it in Studio Q.
Mar 4, 2013 | 14:03Q Nigella Lawson brings "Nigellissima" to Studio Q Video
Q Nigella Lawson brings "Nigellissima" to Studio Q Mar 4, 2013 | 14:03Bestselling cookbook author and television host, Nigella Lawson, returns to Q with her new book "Nigellissima". She joins Jian at the desk to explore Nigella's relationship with authenticity and tradition as they relate to food - from the liberties she takes with Italian cuisine, to how she eschews professional chefs on her new show "The Taste".
Jun 26, 2013 | 20:05Q Jane Goodall in Studio Q Video
Q Jane Goodall in Studio Q Jun 26, 2013 | 20:05Jane Goodall's work over the past 50 years has revolutionized the way we understand our relationship with animals and nature. Author, scientist, UN Messenger of Peace - Jane Goodall joins Jian at the desk in Studio Q to talk about her life and her continuing desire to study and educate.
Aug 5, 2013 | 18:54Q "Cooked" author Michael Pollan in Studio Q Video
Q "Cooked" author Michael Pollan in Studio Q Aug 5, 2013 | 18:54Michael Pollan, the author of the influential books 'The Omnivore's Dilemma' and 'In Defense of Food', takes on the way we change what we eat when we cook it. His latest book is called 'Cooked: A Natural History of Transformation' and he joins Jian at the desk to talk about it in Studio Q.