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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

Jean Hanff Korelitz, live at TIFA 2022

Jean Hanff Korelitz interviewed live at the Toronto International Festival of Authors about her new novel The Latecomer, and the long road that led to it.

Kobo in Conversation Podcast

Marian Keyes, live at TIFA 2022

Marian Keyes interviewed live at the Toronto International Festival of Authors about her new novel Again, Rachel, the sequel to Rachel's Holiday.

Kobo in Conversation Podcast

Ann-Marie MacDonald on staying open to surprise

Ann-Marie MacDonald, author of the international bestseller Fall on Your Knees, spoke with Michael about her new gothic novel Fayne.

Kobo in Conversation Podcast

Chief Robert Joseph on the need and desire for reconciliation

Michael spoke with Chief Robert Joseph, a Hereditary Chief of the Gwawaenuk First Nation about his new book Namwayut: A Pathway to Reconciliation.

Kobo in Conversation Podcast

Hernan Diaz on power, truth, and Trust

Michael spoke with novelist Hernan Diaz, author of In the Distance and the 2023 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel Trust.

Kobo in Conversation Podcast

Deon Meyer on The Dark Flood

Nathan spoke with South African crime fiction writer Deon Meyer for the TIFA:MOTIVE Crime & Mystery Festival about his new novel, The Dark Flood.

Kobo in Conversation Podcast

Ben Mezrich's wild ride

Nathan spoke with bestselling non-fiction thriller writer Ben Mezrich for the TIFA:MOTIVE Crime & Mystery Festival about his new novel, The Midnight Ride.

Kobo in Conversation Podcast

Cory Silverberg on the right way to teach kids about sex

Michael spoke with Cory Silverberg about Sex is a Funny Word, the now-classic book of sex ed, and their new book for middle-schoolers You Know, Sex.

Kobo in Conversation Podcast

Elamin Abdelmahmoud wants to know everyone's elsewhere story

Nathan spoke with Elamin Abdelmahmoud, author of the memoir Son of Elsewhere about what's so fascinating to him about the places in everyone's past.

Kobo in Conversation Podcast

Riley Black on the end of the world and new beginnings

Michael spoke with science writer Riley Black about her new book that narrates the cataclysmic events around the end of the age of dinosaurs—and what came next.

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