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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Shelagh's extended conversation with Ann-Marie MacDonald

Shelagh's extended conversation with Ann-Marie MacDonald about her novel "Adult Onset".

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[mp3 file: runs 00:39:59]


Ann-Marie MacDonald, Charter of Readers' Rights and Freedoms (October 20, 2014)

Ann-Marie MacDonald on "Adult Onset" - Ruth Moody on "All the Pretty Horses" by Cormac McCarthy - Jason Proctor proposes a Charter of Readers' Rights and Freedoms - George Murray on being Poet Laureate of St. John's, NL

Download Ann-Marie MacDonald, Charter of Readers' Rights and Freedoms (October 20, 2014)
[mp3 file: runs 00:49:12]


Cynthia Reyes, Kim Moritsugu, Hutterite Kitchen (October 13, 2014)

Cynthia Reyes on "A Good Home" - Grant Davidson (a.k.a. Slow Leaves) on "Hopscotch" by Julio Cortazar - Kim Moritsugu on "The Oakdale Dinner Club" - Mary-Ann Kirkby on "Secrets of a Hutterite Kitchen"

Download Cynthia Reyes, Kim Moritsugu, Hutterite Kitchen (October 13, 2014)
[mp3 file: runs 00:49:29]


Alan Doyle, if you liked "Bossypants" by Tina Fey (October 6, 2014)

Alan Doyle on "Where I Belong" - Kathleen Winter on "Boundless" - Treasa Levasseur on "Bossypants" by Tina Fey and "Everything is Perfect When You're a Liar" by Kelly Oxford - Alexi Zentner on "The Lobster Kings" - Arjun Basu on "Waiting for the Man"

Download Alan Doyle, if you liked "Bossypants" by Tina Fey (October 6, 2014)
[mp3 file: runs 00:51:00]


Charles Foran, Edmund Metatawabin (September 29, 2014)

Charles Foran on "Planet Lolita" - Kinnie Starr on "Mycelium Running: How Mushrooms Can Help Save the World" by Paul Stamets - Edmund Metatawabin on "Up Ghost River" - Robert J. Wiersema on "A Man Came Out of a Door in the Mountain" by Adrianne Harun

Download Charles Foran, Edmund Metatawabin (September 29, 2014)
[mp3 file: runs 00:49:00]


Shelagh's feature interview with Dionne Brand

Shelagh's interview with Dionne Brand about her new novel "Love Enough".

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[mp3 file: runs 00:26:22]


Aislinn Hunter, if you liked "Twelve Years A Slave" (September 22, 2014)

Aislinn Hunter on "The World Before Us" - Afie Jurvanen on "The Executioner's Song" - Victor Dwyer on "Twelve Years A Slave" and "Sugar Falls" - Caroline Adderson on "Norman, Speak!" - David Carpenter on The Literary History of Saskatchewan Volume 2

Download Aislinn Hunter, if you liked "Twelve Years A Slave" (September 22, 2014)
[mp3 file: runs 00:50:20]


TNC Sneak Listen: Shelagh's conversation with Aislinn Hunter

An excerpt of Shelagh's conversation with Aislinn Hunter. Aislinn tells the real-life story of two escaped asylum patients and a famous poet that inspired her novel "The World Before Us".

Download TNC Sneak Listen: Shelagh's conversation with Aislinn Hunter
[mp3 file: runs 00:02:25]


Elizabeth Renzetti, Stacey May Fowles (September 15, 2014)

Elizabeth Renzetti on "Based on a True Story" - Terry Fallis answers the Proust Questionnaire - Vish Khanna reviews "Us Conductors" by Sean Michaels - Stacey May Fowles on "Infidelity"

Download Elizabeth Renzetti, Stacey May Fowles (September 15, 2014)
[mp3 file: runs 00:49:20]


Margaret Atwood, Tom Rachman (September 8, 2014)

- Margaret Atwood on "Stone Mattress: Nine Tales" - Tom Rachman on "The Rise and Fall of Great Powers" - Jen Sookfong Lee on "How Does a Single Blade of Grass Thank the Sun?" by Doretta Lau - Antanas Sileika on "Mother Nature Is Trying to Kill You"

Download Margaret Atwood, Tom Rachman (September 8, 2014)
[mp3 file: runs 00:54:00]


Shelagh's extended conversation with Margaret Atwood

Margaret Atwood discusses her latest book, "Stone Mattress: Nine Tales."

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[mp3 file: runs 00:26:33]


Richard Wagamese, Jillian and Mariko Tamaki (September 1, 2014)

Jillian and Mariko Tamaki on "This One Summer" - Catherine McCandless from Young Galaxy on "Us Conductors" by Sean Michaels - Richard Wagamese on "Medicine Walk" - Malcolm Gladwell, author of "David and Goliath", answers the Proust Questionnaire

Download Richard Wagamese, Jillian and Mariko Tamaki (September 1, 2014)
[mp3 file: runs 00:49:49]


Shelagh's feature interview with Richard Wagamese

Shelagh's feature interview with Richard Wagamese about his new novel "Medicine Walk".

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[mp3 file: runs 00:45:25]


Kate Pullinger, Julian Porter (June 16, 2014)

Kate Pullinger on "Landing Gear" - Christopher DiRaddo on "The Geography of Pluto" - Martha Schabas on her day job - Our Mystery Book Panel recommends great summer reads - Julian Porter on "149 Paintings You Really Need to See in Europe"

Download Kate Pullinger, Julian Porter (June 16, 2014)
[mp3 file: runs 00:53:33]


Heather O'Neill, Children's Book Panel (June 9, 2014)

Heather O'Neill on "The Girl Who Was Saturday Night" - Sebastian de Castell on "Traitor's Blade" - Jennifer Robson's day job - Vish Khanna reviews "Festival Man" by Geoff Berner - Our Children's Book Panel recommends summer reading for young people

Download Heather O'Neill, Children's Book Panel (June 9, 2014)
[mp3 file: runs 00:49:21]


TNC Special: Festival Stories with Shelagh and Vish

Shelagh and Vish Khanna trade stories about hosting summer musical festivals.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:07:29]


Children's Book Panel - Summer 2014

The members of our Children's Book Panel, Ken Setterington and Michele Landsberg, recommend great novels and picture books to keep young people entertained during the summer.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:10:45]


TNC Special: Ray Robertson

The author of "I Was There the Night He Died" talks to Shelagh about the novel in an onstage interview.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:43:34]


Ray Robertson, Guy Vanderhaeghe (June 2, 2014)

- Ray Robertson on "I Was There the Night He Died" - Miriam Toews, author of "All My Puny Sorrows", answers the Proust Questionnaire - Master Class with Guy Vanderhaeghe - Lynn Thomson and her son Yeats on "Birding with Yeats"

Download Ray Robertson, Guy Vanderhaeghe (June 2, 2014)
[mp3 file: runs 00:53:26]


Lynn Coady, Robert Priest (May 26, 2014)

Lynn Coady on "Hellgoing" - Matthew Hornell on "Book of Mercy" by Leonard Cohen - Victor Dwyer says if you liked "Orange is the New Black" by Piper Kerman, you'll love "Sailor Girl" by Sheree-Lee Olson - Robert Priest on "Previously Feared Darkness"

Download Lynn Coady, Robert Priest (May 26, 2014)
[mp3 file: runs 00:50:25]


Janet Marie Rogers, Douglas Coupland (May 19, 2014)

Janet Marie Rogers on "Unearthed" - Douglas Coupland answers the Proust Questionnaire - Ing Wong-Ward says if you liked "A Journey" by Tony Blair, you'll love "Building the Orange Wave" by Brad Lavigne - Michael Hingston on "The Dilettantes"

Download Janet Marie Rogers, Douglas Coupland (May 19, 2014)
[mp3 file: runs 00:52:28]


TNC Special: Janet Marie Rogers

Shelagh's extended conversation with Janet Marie Rogers, Poet Laureate of Victoria and author of "Unearthed".

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[mp3 file: runs 00:24:19]


Shani Mootoo, Kim Fu, remembering Farley Mowat (May 12, 2014)

Shani Mootoo and Kim Fu on exploring gender variance in fiction - Vivien Shotwell on "Vienna Nocturne" - Stephen Marche on his day job - Shelagh's last conversation with Farley Mowat - Doug Paisley on "A Whale for the Killing" by Farley Mowat

Download Shani Mootoo, Kim Fu, remembering Farley Mowat (May 12, 2014)
[mp3 file: runs 00:48:26]


TNC Special: Elaine Lui

Gossip maven Elaine Lui dishes on her unusual relationship with her mother in her memoir "Listen to the Squawking Chicken: When a Mother Knows Best, What's a Daughter to Do?"

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[mp3 file: runs 00:34:21]


Elaine Lui, Nancy Lee (May 5, 2014)

- Elaine Lui on "Listen to the Squawking Chicken" - Loreena McKennitt on "The Shallows" by Nicholas Carr - Ben Kaplan on "Feet, Don't Fail Me Now" - Nancy Lee on "The Age"

Download Elaine Lui, Nancy Lee (May 5, 2014)
[mp3 file: runs 00:45:58]


Luba Goy, Silken Laumann (April 28, 2014)

- Luba Goy on "Luba, Simply Luba" - Silken Laumann takes the Proust Questionnaire - Vish Khanna on "Let's Talk About Love" by Carl Wilson - Robert Wiersema on "All the President's Men" and "Crazy Town"

Download Luba Goy, Silken Laumann (April 28, 2014)
[mp3 file: runs 00:50:01]


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Host Shelagh Rogers

On The Next Chapter, veteran broadcast journalist Shelagh Rogers talks to Canada's best-known authors and the literary stars of tomorrow. It's the destination show for anyone who wants to know about Canadian books and writing.

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