November 2013

Wayne Grady, Eleanor Catton, Lawrence Hill

  "They were always expecting that hand on their shoulder.  They were always expecting to be found out."-- Wayne Grady.  In this episode: * Wayne...

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Shelagh's extended conversation with Wayne Grady

Wayne Grady grew up thinking his father's family was Irish.  One day, when he was digging through the archives in Windsor, Ontario, Wayne made a...

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Colin McAdam wins the Writers' Trust Fiction Prize

Earlier this week, Colin McAdam won the Writers' Trust Fiction Prize for his novel A Beautiful Truth.  Back in April, Shelagh and Colin had a...

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Sally Armstrong, Mark Abley, Ken Setterington

  "If you can't talk about it, you can't change it.  And today, the world over, the women are talking."-- Sally Armstrong.  In this episode:...

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TNC Bonus: Shelagh's conversation with Jean Vanier

On this week's episode of The Next Chapter, the rapper Shad talked about reading Jean Vanier's book Becoming Human.  Shad described it as "a beautiful book...

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Shelagh's extended conversation with Mark Abley

Who really was Duncan Campbell Scott?  How could he be a celebrated poet and, at the same time, be the engineer behind Canada's notorious residential school...

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Robbie Robertson, if you liked "Wheat Belly Cookbook"

  "These were the originators."-- Robbie Robertson.  In this episode: * Robbie Robertson on Legends, Icons & Rebels: Music That Changed the World* Shakura S'Aida...

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Robbie Robertson and the Music That Changed the World

Robbie Robertson has had a stellar music career.  He was inducted into the Canadian Songwriter's Hall of Fame in 2011 for his work with...

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Michael Winter, Margaret Atwood

  "What is a dangerous life?  What does it mean to risk things?"-- Michael Winter.  In this episode: * Michael Winter on Minister Without Portfolio*...

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Shelagh's extended conversation with Michael Winter

Michael Winter "is a writer who dangles the delicate bait because he knows we will take it, then sets the hook and reels us in...

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