Becky Toyne is a freelance books columnist, editor and literary event publicist. She is the “Should I Read It?” columnist for Day 6 on CBC Radio One, and a regular host and interviewer at literary events including the International Festival of Authors and Toronto Literary Salon. Find her online at www.beckytoyne.com
Contributors - Becky Toyne
Friday November 03, 2017
A Hollywood actor and the creator of 'Mad Men' deliver debut works of fiction. But should you read them?
Friday September 08, 2017
John le Carré is a master of Cold War spy thrillers like 'The Spy Who Came In From The Cold' and 'Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy.' He's 85 now and he's just published his 24th novel, 'A Legacy of Spies.' But should you read it?
Friday June 16, 2017
Every summer cottage getaway brings up the same dilemma: what books to pack in your beach bag? Becky Toyne walks us through her five hand-picked selections.
Friday May 12, 2017
Her first book, The Girl on The Train, was a bestseller and a Hollywood blockbuster. Now Hawkins' follow-up, Into The Water, is a buzz book for 2017. Should you believe the hype?
Friday February 03, 2017
Paul Auster is back with his first novel in seven years, the 860-page 4321. It's an epic, ambitious take on four versions of the central character's life. But should you read it? Day 6 books columnist Becky Toyne has the answer.
Aaron Hagey-MacKay has been performing sketch comedy for over 10 years with his troupe, Jape. They won the Producer's Pick Award in 2008 at the Toronto Sketch Comedy Festival, and won the Best of the Fest Award at the Montreal Sketchfest in 2013. He's currently a Producer of the Toronto Sketch Comedy Festival and a writer for TheBeaverton.com