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Oct 25, 2012

Justin Podur on Haiti's new dictatorship

Justin Podur
Matthew Adams
In this interview with Matt Adams, Justin Podur, author of Haiti’s New Dictatorship, discusses his new book.
Book Review
May 27, 2010
Walt Whitman's Secret

Walt Whitman's Canadian cult

Alex Samur
Alex Samur chats with George Fetherling about his latest novel Walt Whitman's Secret and the impact the American poet had on Canadians.
Book Review
Feb 5, 2010

What's the skinny on self-publishing?

Alex Samur
Radio book lounge goes underground to explore some unconventional forms of publishing and asks Vancouver-based author Robert Chaplin about his experiences self-publishing.
Book Review
Nov 26, 2009

Amy Goodman detained at border services

rabble staff
Detained and questioned by Canadian border services about her knowledge of the Olympics delaying her arrival, Amy Goodman launched her book to a packed auditorium in Vancouver last night.
Book Review
Apr 16, 2009

Getting back to nature

Richard Louv
Child advocate Richard Louv discusses how the lack of nature in the lives of our youngest generations has long-lasting psychological, physical and emotional effects.
Book Review
Sep 18, 2008
 The Enchantress of Florence

Rushdie's far off fairy tale

Stuart and Brendan Woods
Longlisted for the Mann Booker prize, Salman Rushdie's tenth novel,<i>The Enchantress of Florence</i>, is a highly imaginative, historical novel that spans Mughal India and Renaissance Florence. It'
Book Review
Jun 11, 2008
 Beyond the Great Wall: Recipes and Travels in the Other China

Dinner behind the Great Wall

Stuart and Brendan Woods
It's really only in the last 20 years or so that China has opened its borders to Western tourists and even as thousands of people prepare to descend on Beijing this summer, most of China is still unt
Book Review
Apr 16, 2008
 The Outcast


Stuart and Brendan Woods
Short-listed for the Orange Prize for Fiction, UK author, Sadie Jones' debut has been lauded for its "elegant and spare" prose and its "raw and explosive" plot. Set in 1950s London, <i>The Outcast</i
Book Review
Apr 26, 2007

Voice like liquid fire

Lisa Rundle
Spoken-word artist, writer and professor emeritus of No-Knowledge College, Naila Keleta Mae is a woman to watch. Or, rather, to listen to. For national poetry month, Mae has squared off against her p


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