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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

Britt Wray on bringing emotions to bear on climate science

Nathan spoke with researcher and science communicator Britt Wray about her work on climate anxiety—where the climate crisis and mental health intersect.

Kobo in Conversation Podcast

Stephanie Foo on writing and healing from trauma

Award-winning podcaster Stephanie Foo spoke with Nathan about her moving and informative book, What My Bones Know: A Memoir of Healing from Complex Trauma.

Kobo in Conversation Podcast

NoViolet Bulawayo on her glorious new novel

MIchael spoke with Zimbabwean novelist NoViolet Bulawayo about her new book Glory, the story of Jidada, a fictional country ruled by one tyrant, then another.

Kobo in Conversation Podcast

Kathryn Schulz on love and loss

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Kathryn Schulz spoke with Michael about Lost & Found, her unusual and unforgettable memoir of grief and love.

Kobo in Conversation Podcast

The joyful endurance of Hanif Abdurraqib

Michael spoke with Hanif Abdurraqib, poet, essayist, and recipient of the 2021 MacArthur "Genius grant" about his book A Little Devil in America.

Kobo in Conversation Podcast

The best books we read in 2021

Hear all about the best eBooks and audiobooks that we, the staff of Kobo, read in 2021.

Kobo in Conversation Podcast

In conversation with Chloe Liese, author of The Mistletoe Motive

The Kobo Writing Life podcast spoke with author Chloe Liese about her charming new novella The Mistletoe Motive.

Kobo in Conversation Podcast

James S. A. Corey looking back on The Expanse

We spoke with Ty Franck and Daniel Abraham, the duo behind the blockbuster science fiction series and TV series, The Expanse.

Kobo in Conversation Podcast

Physicist Chanda Prescod-Weinstein tells the stories of the stars

Chanda Prescod-Weinstein is a theoretical physicist and the author of The Disordered Cosmos, a moving and enlightening book about the science of the stars.

Kobo in Conversation Podcast

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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