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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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]


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)
[mp3 file: runs 00:50:14]


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)
[mp3 file: runs 00:49:02]


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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[mp3 file: runs 00:37:58]


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)
[mp3 file: runs 00:45:18]


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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[mp3 file: runs 00:38:06]


TNC Special: Ernie Louttit

Shelagh's extended conversation with Ernie Louttit.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:35:29]


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)
[mp3 file: runs 00:53:58]


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"

Download Ross Pennie, Ceri March (March 24, 2014)
[mp3 file: runs 00:48:34]


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

Download Todd Babiak, David Mason (March 17, 2014)
[mp3 file: runs 00:49:24]


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)
[mp3 file: runs 00:46:51]


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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[mp3 file: runs 00:06:09]


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

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[mp3 file: runs 00:47:30]


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)
[mp3 file: runs 00:49:56]


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)
[mp3 file: runs 00:48:58]


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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[mp3 file: runs 00:38:44]


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

Download Joe Clark, Bob Plamondon (February 10, 2014)
[mp3 file: runs 00:48:04]


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)
[mp3 file: runs 00:46:43]


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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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