The Next Chapter's Podcast

 

The Next Chapter is the destination for anyone who wants to know about Canadian books and writing. Every week Shelagh Rogers will talk to Canada's best known writers, as well as to the literary stars of tomorrow. With her spirit and passion for books, Shelagh connects her audience to the stories and ideas that shape us.

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Marty Chan, YA writers on Shakespeare (April 21, 2014)

- Marty Chan on his books for young readers - Del Barber on "The Man Who Listens to Horses" by Monty Roberts - Mariko Tamaki, Catherine Austen and Monique Polak on Shakespeare - Brian Francis on "Tiger Eyes" and "Days That End in Y"

Download Marty Chan, YA writers on Shakespeare (April 21, 2014)
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Russell Wangersky, Naomi K. Lewis (April 14, 2014)

- Russell Wangersky and Naomi K. Lewis on "Shy: An Anthology" - Justin Rutledge on "Post Office" by Charles Bukowski - George Elliott Clarke and Jennifer Wynne Webber on exuberance - Gail Vaz-Oxlade answers the Proust Questionnaire

Download Russell Wangersky, Naomi K. Lewis (April 14, 2014)
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TNC Special: Anna Hope and Jennifer Robson

Anna Hope, author of "Wake," and Jennifer Robson, author of "Somewhere in France" on their debut novels about the First World War.

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Anna Hope, Jennifer Robson (April 7, 2014)

- Anna Hope on "Wake" - Jennifer Robson on "Somewhere in France" - Wilt Whitwam on "Where I'm Calling From" by Raymond Carver - Treasa Levasseur on "The Human Stain" and "Joshua Then and Now" - Motion on "Global Reggae"

Download Anna Hope, Jennifer Robson (April 7, 2014)
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TNC Special: Katherine Palmer Gordon

Katherine Palmer Gordon's book launch for "We Are Born with the Songs Inside Us: Lives and Stories of First Nations People in British Columbia".

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TNC Special: Ernie Louttit

Shelagh's extended conversation with Ernie Louttit.

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Ernie Louttit, Monique Gray Smith, James Daschuk (March 31, 2014)

- Ernie Louttit on "Indian Ernie: Perspectives on Policing and Leadership" - Monique Gray Smith on "Tilly: A Story of Hope and Resilience" * Katherine Palmer Gordon on "We Are Born with the Songs Inside Us" * James Daschuk on "Clearing the Plains"

Download Ernie Louttit, Monique Gray Smith, James Daschuk (March 31, 2014)
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Ross Pennie, Ceri March (March 24, 2014)

- Ross Pennie on "Up in Smoke" - Doug Paisley on "A Whale for the Killing" by Farley Mowat - Ceri Marsh on "How to Feed a Family" - Loretta Gatto-White and Delia De Santis on "Italian Canadians at Table" - Edward Jones on "Salt Cod Cuisine"

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Todd Babiak, David Mason (March 17, 2014)

- Todd Babiak on "Come Barbarians" - Little Miss Higgins on "The Birth House" by Ami McKay - David Mason on "The Pope's Bookbinder" - Donna Bailey Nurse on "Middlemarch" by George Eliot and "My Life in Middlemarch" by Rebecca Mead

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Claire Cameron, Andrew Cohen, Andrew Pyper (March 10, 2014)

- Claire Cameron on "The Bear" - Andrew Cohen on "Lost Beneath the Ice" - Antanas Sileika on "This Great Escape" by Andrew Steinmetz - Stephanie Domet on "Fallsies Downsies" - Andrew Pyper answers the Proust Questionnaire

Download Claire Cameron, Andrew Cohen, Andrew Pyper (March 10, 2014)
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TNC Special: W O Mitchell

Shelagh's 1993 conversation with beloved writer W. O. Mitchell, to mark the centenary of his birth.

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Gail Bowen, William Whitehead (March 3, 2014)

- Gail Bowen on "The Gifted" - William Whitehead on "Words to Live By", his memoir of life with Timothy Findley - Brian Brett answers the Proust Questionnaire

Download Gail Bowen, William Whitehead (March 3, 2014)
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Cecil Foster, remembering Mavis Gallant (February 24, 2014)

Cecil Foster on "Independence" - Randy Boyagoda remembers Mavis Gallant - From the TNC vault, Shelagh's last conversation with Mavis Gallant

Download Cecil Foster, remembering Mavis Gallant (February 24, 2014)
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Joel Thomas Hynes, Kimmy Beach (February 17, 2014)

Joel Thomas Hynes on "Saw Nothing Saw Wood" - Kimmy Beach on "The Last Temptation of Bond" - Lorne Elliott on "For Your Eyes Only" by Ian Fleming

Download Joel Thomas Hynes, Kimmy Beach (February 17, 2014)
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TNC Special: Joe Clark

Shelagh's extended conversation with Joe Clark about his book "How We Lead: Canada in a Century of Change". Recorded in front of a live audience at the Calgary Public Library.

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Joe Clark, Bob Plamondon (February 10, 2014)

Joe Clark on "How We Lead: Canada in a Century of Change" - Bob Plamondon on "The Truth About Trudeau" - Randy Boyagoda reviews "October 1970: A Novel" by Louis Hamelin

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Rawi Hage, Roy Miki, Alistair MacLeod (February 3, 2014)

Rawi Hage on "Cockroach" - Master Class with Roy Miki - Miranda Hill on her day job as a VP of Communications - Alistair MacLeod answers the Proust Questionnaire

Download Rawi Hage, Roy Miki, Alistair MacLeod (February 3, 2014)
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Thomas King and Leanne Simpson (January 27, 2014)

Thomas King and Leanne Betasamosake Simpson on storytelling as a force of resistance and a tool of reconciliation - Melissa Hardy on "Surface Rights" - Valerie Mason-John on "The Great Black North" - Joseph Boyden on "The Orenda"

Download Thomas King and Leanne Simpson (January 27, 2014)
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TNC Special: Thomas King and Leanne Simpson

Shelagh's extended conversation with Thomas King and Leanne Simpson about storytelling as a force of resistance and a tool of reconciliation. Recorded onstage at the 2013 Kingston WritersFest.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:45:21]


TNC Special: Nalo Hopkinson

Shelagh's extended conversation with Nalo Hopkinson about her novel "Sister Mine".

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Nalo Hopkinson, Margaret Atwood (January 20, 2014)

Nalo Hopkinson on "Sister Mine" - Liam Corcoran from Two Hours Traffic on "A Visit from the Goon Squad" by Jennifer Egan - Richard Van Camp on "Dead North" edited by Silvia Moreno-Garcia - Margaret Atwood on "The Year of the Flood"

Download Nalo Hopkinson, Margaret Atwood (January 20, 2014)
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TNC Special: Priscila Uppal

Shelagh's extended conversation with Priscila Uppal about her memoir "Projection: Encounters with My Runaway Mother".

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[mp3 file: runs 00:31:38]


Priscila Uppal, Kathleen Winter (January 13, 2014)

Priscila Uppal on "Projection" - Tom Wilson on "Soul Mining" by Daniel Lanois - Kathleen Winter on "Annabel" - Jen Sookfong Lee on "I Am Malala" by Malala Yousafzai and "A House in the Sky" by Amanda Lindhout and Sara Corbett

Download Priscila Uppal, Kathleen Winter (January 13, 2014)
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Anthony De Sa, Esi Edugyan (January 6, 2014)

Anthony De Sa on "Kicking the Sky" - Odario Williams from Grand Analog on "The Chairs Are Where The People Go" by Misha Glouberman and Sheila Heti - Vish Khanna on "The Broken Social Scene Story Project" - Esi Edugyan on "Half-Blood Blues"

Download Anthony De Sa, Esi Edugyan (January 6, 2014)
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Sue Goyette, Chris Hadfield (December 30, 2013)

Sue Goyette on "Ocean" - Mary Lawson on "Road Ends" - Randy Boyagoda on "The Voice Is All" by Joyce Johnson - Robert Hough on two day jobs - James Scoles, winner of the 2013 CBC Poetry Prize - astronaut Chris Hadfield answers the Proust Questionnaire

Download Sue Goyette, Chris Hadfield (December 30, 2013)
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Mystery Book Panel - Winter 2013

Our Mystery Book Panel recommends great holiday reading.

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Colin Mochrie, Mystery Book Panel (December 23, 2013)

Colin Mochrie on "Not Quite the Classics" - Jo Saul reviews "Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town" by Stephen Leacock, illustrated by Seth - Our Mystery Book Panel recommends good holiday reading

Download Colin Mochrie, Mystery Book Panel (December 23, 2013)
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TNC Special: Gordon Korman

Shelagh's extended conversation with Gordon Korman about his latest book for young readers, "The Hypnotists", and his 80-book career.

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Gordon Korman, David Carroll (December 16, 2013)

David Carroll on "Ultra" - Graeme Gibson on his day job as a supply teacher - Gordon Korman on "The Hypnotists" and his 80-book career (so far) - our Children's Book Panel recommends holiday reading for young people

Download Gordon Korman, David Carroll (December 16, 2013)
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TNC Special: Sarah Weinman

Shelagh's extended conversation with Sarah Weinman, editor of "Troubled Daughters, Twisted Wives: Stories from the Trailblazers of Domestic Suspense".

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[mp3 file: runs 00:26:25]


Tomson Highway, Malcolm Gladwell (December 9, 2013)

Tomson Highway on "The (Post) Mistress" - Sarah Weinman on "Troubled Daughters, Twisted Wives" - Cassie Stocks on "Dance, Gladys, Dance" - Malcolm Gladwell, author of "David and Goliath", answers the Proust Questionnaire

Download Tomson Highway, Malcolm Gladwell (December 9, 2013)
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TNC Special: Tomson Highway

Shelagh's extended conversation with novelist and playwright Tomson Highway.

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Jane Christmas, Tom Howell (December 2, 2013)

Jane Christmas on "And Then There Were Nuns" - Kiran Ahluwalia on ghazal poetry in her music - Tom Howell on "The Rude Story of English" - Anne Budgell on "Dear Everybody" - Wayne Johnston answers the Proust Questionnaire

Download Jane Christmas, Tom Howell (December 2, 2013)
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TNC Special: Wayne Grady

Shelagh's extended conversation with Wayne Grady about his novel "Emancipation Day".

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Wayne Grady, Eleanor Catton, Lawrence Hill (November 25, 2013)

Wayne Grady on "Emancipation Day" - Spencer Schoening on "Our Band Could Be Your Life" - Eleanor Catton on "The Luminaries" - Antanas Sileika on "The Juggler's Children" by Carolyn Abraham - Lawrence Hill answers the Proust Questionnaire

Download Wayne Grady, Eleanor Catton, Lawrence Hill (November 25, 2013)
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TNC Special: Jean Vanier

From the TNC Vault, Shelagh's conversation with Jean Vanier about his book "Our Life Together: A Memoir in Letters".

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TNC Special: Mark Abley

Shelagh's extended conversation with Mark Abley, author of "Conversations With a Dead Man: The Legacy of Duncan Campbell Scott".

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[mp3 file: runs 00:36:20]


Sally Armstrong, Mark Abley, Ken Setterington (November 18, 2013)

Sally Armstrong on "Ascent of Women" - Shad on "Becoming Human" by Jean Vanier - Mark Abley on "Conversations With a Dead Man: The Legacy of Duncan Campbell Scott" - Ken Setterington on "Branded by the Pink Triangle"

Download Sally Armstrong, Mark Abley, Ken Setterington (November 18, 2013)
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Robbie Robertson, if you liked "Wheat Belly Cookbook" (November 11, 2013)

Robbie Robertson on "Legends, Icons, and Rebels: Music That Changed the World" - Shakura S'Aida reviews "Omens" by Kelley Armstrong - Treasa Levasseur says if you liked "Wheat Belly Cookbook" by William Davis, you'll love "UnDiet" by Meghan Telpner

Download Robbie Robertson, if you liked "Wheat Belly Cookbook" (November 11, 2013)
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TNC Special: Michael Winter

Shelagh's extended conversation with Michael Winter, author of "Minister Without Portfolio".

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[mp3 file: runs 00:34:01]


Michael Winter, Margaret Atwood (November 4, 2013)

Michael Winter on "Minister Without Portfolio" - Zaki Ibrahim on "Sushi and Tapas" - Donna Bailey Nurse on Toni Morrison and Linda Spalding - Deirdre Kelly's day job - Krista Bridge on "The Eliot Girls" - Margaret Atwood's Proust Questionnaire

Download Michael Winter, Margaret Atwood (November 4, 2013)
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TNC Special: Joseph Boyden

Shelagh's extended conversation with Joseph Boyden about his novel "The Orenda". Recorded on stage at the 2013 Kingston WritersFest.

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Joseph Boyden, Bill Gaston (October 28, 2013)

Joseph Boyden on "The Orenda" - Shashi Bhat on "The Family Took Shape" - Vish Khanna reviews "Chris Eaton, a Biography: A Novel" by Chris Eaton - Maureen Jennings on a couple of memorable day jobs - Bill Gaston on "The World"

Download Joseph Boyden, Bill Gaston (October 28, 2013)
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David Gilmour, Ania Szado (October 21, 2013)

David Gilmour on "Extraordinary" - David Francey on "A Walk in the Woods" by Bill Bryson - Ania Szado on "Studio Saint-Ex" - Randy Boyagoda on "The Book of My Lives" by Alexsandar Hemon

Download David Gilmour, Ania Szado (October 21, 2013)
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