Radio Segment: Difficult to Read Yet Memorable Memoirs

Radio Segment: Difficult to Read Yet Memorable Memoirs

So this will be my last radio segment for a few months as I hunker down and give birth to my second child soon. Strangely, I chose quite dark, depressing books to speak about on-air for this one, which doesn’t bode well for my mood in general, but I think I give...
Radio Segment: Difficult to Read Yet Memorable Memoirs

Radio Segment: Books that Take Us Away

It doesn’t take much to please me these days, as you’ll hear on my latest radio segment with the CBC Homestretch. I admit to wanting to take a vacation on my couch, but don’t we all? An uninterrupted stretch of reading time is all I need for my...
Radio Segment: Difficult to Read Yet Memorable Memoirs

Radio Segment: Police Procedurals

I recorded my last ‘summer’ book segment for the CBC this past week, so I wanted to focus on a popular genre that lots of people get excited about: the police procedural. ¬†Aside from mistakenly referring to the author+book title as the title of the first...
Radio Segment: Difficult to Read Yet Memorable Memoirs

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...
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