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Janelle Shane on why artificial intelligence often seems dumb

We spoke with Janelle Shane, author of the book You Look Like a Thing and I Love You, about pickup lines, recipes, and assorted other AI weirdness.

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Jesse Wente: storyteller and truth-seeker

Jesse Wente, Anishinaabe broadcaster and arts leader, spoke with us about his new book and what he sees as the main obstacles to achieving reconciliation.

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Science journalist Michael Specter on writing for audio

Michael Specter, science journalist and staff writer for the New Yorker spoke with us about the writing process that went into his audiobook, Fauci.

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Edward Rutherfurd on the endurance of human nature

Novelist Edward Rutherfurd spoke with us about historical research, representation, and how bookselling taught him the value of the first 3 pages.

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A comedian's guide to books on grief

Oversharing comedian Shawn Hitchins shares some of the books that helped him write his memoir of grief, The Light Streamed Beneath It.

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Kobo in Conversation with Shari Lapena, recorded live at TIFA

In this special episode we spoke with Shari Lapena, the Canadian queen of domestic suspense, as part of the Toronto International Festival of Authors.

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P. Djèlí Clark on writing unlikely histories

We spoke with award-winning speculative fiction writer P. Djèlí Clark, author of the novella Ring Shout and the books of The Dead Djinn Universe.

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Comedian Ron James on writing off-road

Canadian stand-up comic Ron James spoke with us about writing his new book, and why the audiobook is the truest representation of his art.

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In conversation with the spectacularly talented Zoe Whittall

We spoke with Zoe Whittall about her parallel writing careers and we learned how she came to write her new novel, The Spectacular.

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For Ian Rankin, authors may die but great characters live on

Edinburgh crime novelist Ian Rankin spoke with us about his new book, a collaboration with and tribute to his literary hero, the late William McIlvanney.

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