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A podcast for booklovers featuring in-depth conversations with authors about their books, their careers, as well as the books and authors they admire. Episodes run ~45 minutes, released fortnightly.

Hosted by Michael Tamblyn and Nathan Maharaj.

Kobo in Conversation Podcast

Getting surreal with Samantha Irby

Nathan spoke with essayist and comedian Samantha Irby, author of Quietly Hostile and screenwriter for the Sex and the City reboot And Just Like That...

Kobo in Conversation Podcast

Ritu Bhasin on the good, the bad, and belonging

Michael spoke with Rithu Bhasin, author of We’ve Got This, a book about building a culture where everyone feels welcome to show up with their whole self.

Kobo in Conversation Podcast

Ore Agbaje-Williams on writing a character who says it all out loud

Nathan spoke with editor and debut novelist Ore Agbaje-Williams about her new comic novel, The Three of Us.

Kobo in Conversation Podcast

Carley Fortune on summer love and second chances

Michael spoke with romance novelist Carley Fortune, author of the 2022 breakout bestseller Every Summer After, and the new book Meet Me at the Lake.

Kobo in Conversation Podcast

David Grann on the brutal truths revealed in The Wager

Michael spoke with David Grann, author of The Lost City of Z and Killers of the Flower Moon. His new book is The Wager: A Tale of Shipwreck, Mutiny and Murder.

Kobo in Conversation Podcast

Shelley Read on bringing life to quiet characters

Michael spoke with Shelley Read, author of the novel Go as a River, about crafting characters in historical settings and the miracle of writing a first novel.

Kobo in Conversation Podcast

Zoe Whittall on the truth about liars

Nathan spoke with Zoe Whittall about her new novel The Fake, a story about a pathological liar, the people she exploits, and why liars are irresistible.

Kobo in Conversation Podcast

Hua Hsu on the strange characters of memoir

Michael spoke with New Yorker staff writer Hua Hsu about his unforgettable memoir, Stay True, one of the best works of non-fiction published last year.

Kobo in Conversation Podcast

Lindsay Wong tells us pleasant things about discomfort

Nathan spoke with Lindsay Wong, author of the memoir The Woo-Woo, and the new short story collection, Tell Me Pleasant Things about Immortality.

Kobo in Conversation Podcast

Cherie Dimaline on connecting with the extraordinary

Michael spoke with novelist Cherie Dimaline, author of The Marrow Thieves, Empire of Wild, and the witchy new book VenCo.

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