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Recommended reading and interviews with authors and influential figures hailing from this land called Canada.

Big Ideas in Books

The new Canadian classics

Canada’s rich cultural panoply and its wide array of voices is writ large in these extraordinary literary works.

Big Ideas in Books

Some of the best books by Indigenous writers in Canada

June is National Indigenous History Month in Canada, a time for recognizing and celebrating the cultures of First Nations, Métis, and Inuit peoples.

Kobo in Conversation Podcast

Stephen Maher offers readers a glimpse of The Prince

Michael spoke with writer Stephen Maher about The Prince, his thoroughly researched account of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's political rise—and decline.

Kobo in Conversation Podcast

Laura Tamblyn Watts on 27 essential, uncomfortable, conversations

Nathan spoke with Laura Tamblyn Watts, author of Let’s Talk About Aging Parents: A Real-Life Guide to Solving Problems with 27 Essential Conversations.

Kobo in Conversation Podcast

Anna Julia Stainsby on ugly truths, isolation, and The Afterpains

Nathan spoke with novelist Anna Julia Stainsby, author of The Afterpains. A story of four women connected by love and history while divided by grief.

Big Ideas in Books

A Room Of Your Own: Opening up the world one book at a time

Daina Astwood-George sits down with A Room of Your Own founder Tanya Lee to learn about how the club has evolved and what she’s envisioning for the future.

Kobo in Conversation Podcast

Shilpi Somaya Gowda, author of A Great Country

Nathan spoke with Shilpi Somaya Gowda about A Great Country, her novel about a family striving to belong in their well-to-do new neighbourhood.

Author Interviews

Jeanette Lynes on finding play in the rigours of writing fiction

Poet and novelist Jeanette Lynes spoke with us about how storytelling drives all her writing, and what teaching creative writing has taught her.

Recommended Reading

You're never too old for "Once upon a time"

From enchanting myths to haunting legends, delve into cultural narratives, explore timeless themes, and indulge in tales that resonate across generations.

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