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0730 Blues songwriter, guitarist and singer Chris Antonik joined Karen Gordon to talk about his sophomore album, "Better For You".
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If you'd like to catch Chris performing live, here are some dates:
April 12 - Hugh's Room in Toronto---A Tribute To The Three Kings Of Blues- Albert, BB, Freddie
May 2 - The Gladstone Hotel in Toronto---CD Release Show for Toronto
May 11 - The Rainbow in Ottawa---CD Release Show for Ottawa,
All the details are on Chris' website.

0800 Erin Balser from CBC Books joined Karen to talk about books with the theme of "rebirth"...just in time for spring.
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Erin's choices are:
1. Wave: A Memoir by Sonali Deraniyagala
2. The Lost Girls by Jennifer Baggett, Holly C. Corbett & Amanda Pressner
3. Life After Life by Kate Atkinson
Erin also reminded listeners to vote for their favourite books on the list of this year's CBC "Bookies" Awards.
Get the goods on the Bookies and all kinds of additional literary happenings at the
CBC Books website.

0830 Nutritionista Meghan Telpner's new book is called Undiet: Eat Your Way To Vibrant Health and she joined Karen to offer her thoughts on avoiding the trap of diet deprivation and calorie counting.
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Undiet: Eat Your Way To Vibrant Health is published by McClelland & Stewart.
Learn more about Meghan and her book at Meghan's website.