Richard King

CBC Homerun Book Columnist

Richard King is a book columnist on CBC Homerun. He is an author, broadcaster and former co-owner of Paragraphe Bookstore in Montreal. You can hear Richard on Homerun, on CBC Radio One (88.5 FM), once a month on Wednesday afternoons starting at 3 p.m.

Latest from Richard King


Settling debts and navigating teenagehood— books for the last blast of summer

CBC Montreal book columnist Richard King has added 6 more books to his list of must-reads.

Looking for your next summer read? Here are a few suggestions

If you're into mysteries or short story collections, we have some book recommendations for you.

A grab bag of books for the summer

Looking for a good summer read? Richard King has six suggestions for you.

Solve mysteries and dig into a literary trove with these 6 novels

If you enjoy flexing your amateur detective skills, or if you like engrossing stories sans the drama, check out these novels.

Fact or fiction, here are 6 must-read books

CBC Montreal book columnist Richard King has added 6 new must-reads on his list of favourite books.

A literary brio and a thrilling trio

These six thrillers are a real treat for readers, says CBC Montreal book columnist Richard King.

Go on a memorable journey with these 6 new biographies, memoirs and novels

Go on an adventurous and emotional journey with these six fiction and non-fiction books.

New books by two of Canada's most popular mystery writers hit the shelves

Two of Canada's most popular mystery writers have released new books.

6 page-turners to kick off 2019

The new year is starting the way the old one ended – with great books.

7 books perfect for the season of giving

It's the season for giving and these books make gifts so good that the giver will want to read them first!

Your weekly Wednesday book selection: Mystery, murder and espionage

From what's new to hit the shelves, to the latest page-turners, here's what CBC Montreal book columnist Richard King recommends for you this week.