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In-depth conversations with authors about their books—how and why they write, and the books and authors they admire. Plus, annual round-ups of reading recommendations from the staff of digital bookseller Rakuten Kobo.

Episodes run ~45 minutes, releasing fortnightly.

Hosted by Michael Tamblyn and Nathan Maharaj.

Kobo in Conversation Podcast

Lauren McKeon is done being nice

Journalist and essayist (and 2018 Kobo Emerging Writer Prize nominee) Lauren McKeon spoke with us about whether women can succeed without being "nice."

Kobo in Conversation Podcast

Jesse Thistle on rising up from the ashes

We spoke with Jesse Thistle, Métis-Cree scholar and author, about his journey from homelessness to academia and his poetic memoir, From the Ashes.

Kobo in Conversation Podcast

Robyn Doolittle asks what's fair in the #MeToo movement

Robyn Doolittle came by to speak with us about fairness, ethics, and the law in the realm of sexual consent and how attitudes have shifted since #MeToo.

Kobo in Conversation Podcast

Changing the Shetland scenery with Ann Cleeves

We interviewed British crime novelist Ann Cleeves about the Shetland Islands, Northumberland, and why she loves reading crime fiction in translation.

Kobo in Conversation Podcast

Reading the tea leaves with romance novelist Julie Evelyn Joyce

We spoke with romance novelist Julie Evelyn Joyce about her debut book Steeped in Love, winner of the 2019 Kobo Emerging Writer Prize in Romance.

Kobo in Conversation Podcast

Saeed Jones on how we're all fighting for our lives

Recorded in front of a live audience, poet and Buzzfeed culture editor Saeed Jones discusses his memoir How We Fight for Our Lives with maxine bailey.

Kobo in Conversation Podcast

Science writer Ziya Tong on the reality bubbles we live in

We spoke with science writer and broadcaster Ziya Tong on how culture and biology distort our understanding of reality and the problems facing our species.

Kobo in Conversation Podcast

Jonathan Safran Foer on the change we could make to stop climate change

We sat down with writer Jonathan Safran Foer for the Kobo in Conversation podcast to talk about his book and climate change.

Kobo in Conversation Podcast

Kobo's 2019 Holiday Picks

In this special episode of Kobo in Conversation, Kobo staff share their top book recommendations for the holiday season.

Kobo in Conversation Podcast

Up close with Andrew Solomon

In this episode, Michael is joined by journalist Andrew Solomon, as they discuss his essay collection, Far & Away: How Travel Can Change the World.

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