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Author Interviews

Robert J. Wiersema on the speculative core of storytelling

Robert J. Wiersema is the author of four novels, including Black Feathers and Before I Wake. He teaches creative writing at Vancouver Island University.

Kobo in Conversation Podcast

Hua Hsu on the strange characters of memoir

We spoke with New Yorker staff writer Hua Hsu about his unforgettable memoir, Stay True, one of the best works of non-fiction published last year.

New eBooks and Audiobooks

43 new eBooks and audiobooks coming out March 21 – 27, 2023

Anita Blake's smoldering new adventure, analysis of American-style poverty, what art does to our brains, and a liar everyone wants to believe.

Recommended Reading

The best new books in speculative crime fiction

This recent batch of crime novels features sleuths solving crimes in speculative fiction settings.

Recommended Reading

Catch up with the classics with these audiobooks

Get better acquainted with the classic works of English literature with these audiobook productions of must-read books.

Recommended Reading

Books for fans of Everything Everywhere All at Once

Whether you’re seeking more multiverse mayhem or longing to have your heartstrings pulled by strained family ties, these are the books to check out.

New eBooks and Audiobooks

49 new eBooks and audiobooks coming out March 14 – 20, 2023

Paris Hilton tells all, Patterson's new time-bomb, and a pair of environmental speculative novels.

Big Ideas in Books

12 of the best books for dealing with grief

If you or someone you know is struggling with a loss, here are eBooks and audiobooks that might offer a bit of solace, hope, and maybe some reassurance.

Kobo in Conversation Podcast

Lindsay Wong tells us pleasant things about discomfort

We spoke with Lindsay Wong, author of the memoir The Woo-Woo, and the new short story collection, Tell Me Pleasant Things about Immortality.

Author Interviews

Emily Urquhart on folklore, family, and creativity

Emily Urquhart’s book Beyond the Pale was shortlisted for the 2016 Rakuten Kobo Emerging Writer Prize. She’ll be judging the non-fiction category in 2023.

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