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Kobo in Conversation

Kobo in Conversation

Podcast: Lauren McKeon is done being nice

Journalist and essayist (and 2018 Kobo Emerging Writer Prize nominee) Lauren McKeon spoke with us about whether women can succeed without being "nice."

Kobo in Conversation

Podcast: Jesse Thistle on rising up from the ashes

We spoke with Jesse Thistle, Métis-Cree scholar and author, about his journey from homelessness to academia and his poetic memoir, From the Ashes.

Kobo in Conversation

Podcast: Robyn Doolittle asks what's fair in the #MeToo movement

Robyn Doolittle came by to speak with us about fairness, ethics, and the law in the realm of sexual consent and how attitudes have shifted since #MeToo.

Kobo in Conversation

Podcast: changing the Shetland scenery with Ann Cleeves

We interviewed British crime novelist Ann Cleeves about the Shetland Islands, Northumberland, and why she loves reading crime fiction in translation.

Kobo in Conversation

Podcast: reading the tea leaves with romance novelist Julie Evelyn Joyce

We spoke with romance novelist Julie Evelyn Joyce about her debut book Steeped in Love, winner of the 2019 Kobo Emerging Writer Prize in Romance.

Kobo in Conversation

Podcast: Saeed Jones on how we're all fighting for our lives

Recorded in front of a live audience, poet and Buzzfeed culture editor Saeed Jones discusses his memoir How We Fight for Our Lives with maxine bailey.

Kobo in Conversation

Podcast: science writer Ziya Tong on the reality bubbles we live in

We spoke with science writer and broadcaster Ziya Tong on how culture and biology distort our understanding of reality and the problems facing our species.

Kobo in Conversation

Podcast: Jonathan Safran Foer's take on climate change

We sat down with writer Jonathan Safran Foer for the Kobo in Conversation podcast to talk about his book and climate change.

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Kobo in Conversation: a page-turning podcast

Kobo in Conversation: a page-turning podcast, hosted by Rakuten Kobo CEO Michael Tamblyn "Mic check, 1, 2, 3." Attention booklovers! Welcome to your new favourite podcast. Every two weeks, beginning January 3rd, 2019, join our CEO (and fellow booklover) Michael Tamblyn, as he welcomes famous authors and other...

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