The Next Chapter

M.G. Vassanji and Margaret Atwood on immortality, both human and literary

Margaret Atwood and M.G. Vassanji talk about the lure of eternal life in their new works — whether through reviving a classic or creating immortal characters. Plus, Iman Verjee on returning to Kenya for her second novel.
In this episode of The Next Chapter, Shelagh Rogers speaks with Margaret Atwood, M.G. Vassanji, Iman Verjee, Lily Frost, and Vish Khanna. (CBC)

On this episode: (1) Margaret Atwood on reviving Shakespeare (while paying homage to Stratford) (2) M.G. Vassanji on the lure of living forever (3) Iman Verjee on how returning to Kenya inspired her sophomore novel (4) Lily Frost on The Birth House by Ami McKay (5) Columnist Vish Khanna on the overlooked geniuses of music.