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Kobo in Conversation Podcast

Kobo in Conversation Podcast

Natalie Zina Walschots on good bosses and bad guys

Natalie Zina Walschots spoke with us about her novel Hench, the day-to-day work of supervillainy, and why fanfic is for her the true mark of success.

Kobo in Conversation Podcast

Malcolm Gladwell has found a new way to tell stories

Journalist Malcolm Gladwell spoke with us about his new book, The Bomber Mafia, and why he's so enthusiastic about working on podcasts and audiobooks now.

Kobo in Conversation Podcast

Julia Quinn wants to write happy endings as much as we want to read them

In this final episode of Season 3 of Kobo in Conversation, we spoke with Julia Quinn, author of the Bridgerton series of Regency romance novels.

Kobo in Conversation Podcast

Jael Richardson on making and unmaking a dystopia

We spoke with Jael Richardson, book columnist for Q and director of FOLD (the Festival of Literary Diversity) about her new dystopian novel Gutter Child.

Kobo in Conversation Podcast

Emily Schultz on crafting characters through 90s mixtapes

We spoke with novelist Emily Schultz about her inspiration for Little Threats, her story of crime and punishment straddling 1993 and 2008.

Kobo in Conversation Podcast

Joanne Vannicola was never going to let their story have a tragic ending

We spoke with actor Joanne Vannicola about their unforgettable audiobook memoir, All We Knew But Couldn't Say.

Kobo in Conversation Podcast

Linden MacIntyre won't let history be washed away

We spoke with celebrated journalist and novelist Linden MacIntyre about his non-fiction audiobook, The Wake: The Deadly Legacy of a Newfoundland Tsunami.

Kobo in Conversation Podcast

Billy-Ray Belcourt on finding a place to flourish

Billy-Ray Belcourt spoke with us about his book A History of My Brief Body and what drives his mission to place joy at the centre of Indigenous stories.

Staff Picks

More of the best books we read in 2020

As epic as our staff picks roundup was last week we couldn’t stop once we got started. And there was one particular member of staff we wanted to hear from.

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