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From quick Q&As to in-depth interviews, get to know some of our favourite authors. Learn how they write and discover what they read—plus so much more.

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Shilpi Somaya Gowda, author of A Great Country

Nathan spoke with Shilpi Somaya Gowda about A Great Country, her novel about a family striving to belong in their well-to-do new neighbourhood.

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Jeanette Lynes on finding play in the rigours of writing fiction

Poet and novelist Jeanette Lynes spoke with us about how storytelling drives all her writing, and what teaching creative writing has taught her.

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Journalist Michael Finkel on seeing through the eyes of The Art Thief

Michael spoke with journalist Michael Finkel, author of The Art Thief, the story of a man who stole over 200 artworks only to hide them in his bedroom.

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Kiley Reid on writing realistically about people and money

Nathan spoke with novelist Kiley Reid, author of Such a Fun Age. Her new book Come and Get It follows a 24-year-old RA who dreams of buying a little house.

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Dr. Jen Gunter on writing books about bodies for people

Nathan spoke with Dr Jen Gunter, OB/GYN and author of books on health and medicine including The Vagina Bible, The Menopause Manifesto, and Blood.

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R. F. Kuang on seeing herself in Yellowface

Nathan spoke with R. F. Kuang, author of Yellowface. It's the story of two writers on the rise—one of whom is rising significantly faster than the other.

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Inside the expansive mind of Liu Cixin

We spoke with Liu Cixin, the Hugo Award-winning author of international bestseller, The Three-Body Problem.

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R.H. Thomson on viewing wars by the light of family history

Michael spoke with R.H. Thomson: actor, director, playwright, and author of By the Ghost Light: Wars, Memory, and Families, a memoir and travelogue.

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Ashley Audrain on bringing rage from the group chat to the page

Nathan spoke with novelist Ashley Audrain about her new book The Whispers: a story about marriage, mothers and motherhood, and women’s rage.

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