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Kobo in Conversation Podcast

Kobo in Conversation Podcast

Cory Silverberg on the right way to teach kids about sex

We spoke with Cory Silverberg about writing 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

We 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

We 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.

Kobo in Conversation Podcast

Sheila Heti on getting reacquainted with her imagination

We spoke with novelist Sheila Heti (and her dog Feldman) about her new novel Pure Colour, and we learned about her relationship to her imagination.

Kobo in Conversation Podcast

Britt Wray on bringing emotions to bear on climate science

We spoke with researcher and science communicator Britt Wray, whose work focuses 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 joined us to talk 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

We 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 us about Lost & Found, her unusual and unforgettable memoir of grief and love.

Kobo in Conversation Podcast

The joyful endurance of Hanif Abdurraqib

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

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