The Next Chapterwith Shelagh Rogers
Full episode: Dec. 14, 2019
In the latest episode of The Next Chapter, Shelagh Rogers speaks with Kagiso Lesego Molope, Susan Point and our semi-annual children's book panel shares this year's picks!
The Next Chapter holiday children's book panel: 8 great book recommendations for young readers
Michele Landsberg and Ken Setterington share their favourite children's literature of the season.
Why Kagiso Lesego Molope's books reflect her South African heritage
The novel Such a Lonely, Lovely Road won the 2019 Ottawa Book Award and the inaugural Pius Adesanmi Memorial Award.
Appetite for Books' Jonathan Cheung shares the cookbooks that are a hit in his Montreal store
The Montreal store features a selection of cookbooks, food-related literature and cooking classes.
Royal Canoe's Matt Peters is a fan of this Elena Ferrante hit novel
The lead singer of the Winnipeg indie rock band shares why he loved My Brilliant Friend by Elena Ferrante.
Robert D. Watt documents Susan Point's public revival of Coast Salish art
Point and Watt talk to Shelagh Rogers about the book People Among the People and Point's publicly commissioned artworks from coast to coast.
Full episode: Dec. 7, 2019
In the latest episode of The Next Chapter, Shelagh Rogers speaks with Antoni Porowski, Mary Berg and Shane M. Chartrand.
Queer Eye's Antoni Porowski celebrates how food brings people together
The food and wine guru for the hit Netflix show talks about his love for cooking and how Montreal's diversity shaped his culinary tastes.
Masterchef Canada winner Mary Berg's recipe for stress-free cooking
The self-taught chef has written a cookbook, Kitchen Party. It includes over 100 of her favourite recipes designed for big occasions, such as Mother's Day brunch or a low-key bridal shower.
Why chef Shane M. Chartrand's approach to cooking is rooted in his Indigenous identity
In Cree, tawâw means "Come in, you’re welcome, there’s room." The word is also the title of Chartrand's latest cookbook.
Westminster Books's Janet North on the cookbooks that are popular in her Fredericton store
The New Brunswick independent bookstore was founded in the mid-1970s.
Jeremy Charles goes wild in showcasing the charm of Newfoundland cuisine
Wildness: An Ode to Newfoundland and Labrador collects recipes and stories about the plentiful bounty provided by the province.
Giselle Courteau explores her French Canadian roots through baking with Duchess at Home
The Edmonton baker and co-owner of the popular Duchess Bake Shop talks about being a self-taught baker and her passion for real food.
Full episode: Nov. 30, 2019
In the latest episode of The Next Chapter, Shelagh Rogers speaks with Alicia Elliott, Joy Fielding, Joan Thomas and more.
Governor General's Literary Award-winning author Joan Thomas explores faith and empathy with novel Five Wives
The Manitoba novelist spoke with Shelagh Rogers about how a real event in the 1950s Ecuador inspired her latest work.
Why Alicia Elliott, David Alexander Robertson & Sarah Leavitt met for an honest talk about mental health
The Canadian authors shared laughter, tears and insight with Shelagh Rogers on a mental health panel during Calgary's Wordfest.
How a child's drawing of a horse inspired Drew Hayden Taylor's latest novel
Drew Hayden Taylor discusses what inspired his latest novel, Chasing Painted Horses.
Why Joy Fielding is a regular user of this salty four-letter word
The bestselling novelist and actor takes The Next Chapter's version of the Proust questionnaire.
This Southern Gothic classic novel helped Anthony De Sa better understand human behaviour
Why the Toronto novelist and short story writer recommends reading As I Lay Dying by William Faulkner.
Full episode: Nov. 23, 2019
In the latest episode of The Next Chapter, Shelagh Rogers speaks with Emma Donoghue, Lori Lansens, Mozhdah Jamalzadah and more.
Mozhdah Jamalzadah, the 'Oprah of Afghanistan,' speaks her truth with new biography, Voice of Rebellion
Singer, activist and Canada Reads 2018 panellist Mozhdah Jamalzadah speaks out about life as a Canadian refugee, women's rights and hosting a TV show in Afghanistan.
Why Emma Donoghue wanted to write about family, generation gaps and the legacy of WW II in her latest novel
The Irish-Canadian author talks about telling a story involving a widower and his great-nephew, who uncover a family secret in the novel Akin.
Why Dave Landreth of The Bros. Landreth recommends this 2013 novel that was recently adapted to film
The Winnipeg singer-songwriter and bassist recently read The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt.
Lori Lansens reveals why her maternal instinct will never go away
The bestselling screenwriter and novelist takes The Next Chapter's version of the Proust questionnaire.
Jordan Tannahill recommends three books written about captivity
The playwright and columnist talks about No Friend But the Mountains by Behrouz Boochani, Devil on the Cross by Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o and A House in the Sky by Amanda Lindhout.