Category: Radio Segments.

Radio Segment: Bleak and Bleaker

Radio Segment: Bleak and Bleaker

My latest segment for the CBC focused on memoirs, two in particular. You can listen to it here. Bleaker House by Nell Stevens (which Smokey has read and adored) and You Don’t Have to Say You Love Me by Sherman Alexie. After listening to the recording just now,...
Radio Segment: All in the Family

Radio Segment: All in the Family

This past week I spoke about books that deal with the subject of family. I realize this is a pretty broad topic and can encompass most everything that has ever been written, but I used it as an excuse to talk about my favourite picture book ever: A Family is a Family...
Radio Segment: All in the Family

Radio Segment: The Thrillah

Are you experiencing thriller overload yet? There are so many dang suspense novels on my shelf right now, I’m almost getting sick of them. ALMOST. But every time I find one that I love, I want to shout from the rooftops because there is nothing better than...
Radio Segment: All in the Family

Radio Segment: Oh Canada

This past week I talked about very Canadian books on the Homestretch for my book column, which you may have realized comes around a little more often in the summer. Canada Day had just happened a few days ago, and with the Canada 150 celebrations still fresh in...
Radio Segment: All in the Family

Radio Segment: Saucy Summer Reads

Aside from the fact that I’m using the word ‘saucy’ way too much these days, I think you’re really going to like my latest radio segment. A few highlights you can listen for: I make a crude joke near the beginning of the interview and the host...
Radio Segment: Cats, Cats and More Cats

Radio Segment: Cats, Cats and More Cats

So you’ve probably noticed that I’ve been reading a lot of cat books lately. I wasn’t just doing this because I REALLY LOVE CATS-I was doing this in anticipation of my cats book segment for the CBC this past week. I feel like book lovers and cat...