Episodes: 4 Columns

Interviewing Guru John Sawatsky on how to Interview an Author

John Sawatsky is a Canadian author, journalist and interviewing consultant. Born in Winkler, Manitoba, he attended Simon Fraser University in the late 1960s graduating in political science. He started his career as an investigative reporter in the 1970s. While working as Ottawa correspondent for the Vancouver Sun he published a series of articles on misdeeds of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, for which he...

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Interviewing Guru John Sawatsky on how to Interview an Author

Bob Rae on What’s Happened to Politics

Bob Rae is senior counsel with the law firm Olthuis, Kleer Townshend and teaches public policy and governance at the University of Toronto. He was the Member of Parliament for Toronto Centre and was the interim leader of the Liberal Party of Canada...

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Ricardo Cayuela on Books & Reading, Publishing & Bookstores in Mexico

Ricardo Cayuela is a writer, essayist, and founding editor of Letras Libres ("The New Yorker of Mexico"). In 2013 he was appointed Director General of Publications by the Mexican government. Today he is the president of Random...

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Jody Wilson Raybould on Justin Trudeau, telling the truth and keeping promises

Jody Wilson-Raybould, also known by her initials JWR and by her Kwak’wala name Puglaas, is a Canadian politician and the Independent Member of Parliament for the riding of Vancouver...

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John Ivison on his new biography and whether or not Canadians can trust Justin Trudeau

John Ivison is a Scottish Canadian journalist who is Ottawa Bureau Chief for the National Post. Raised in Dumfries, Scotland, he worked as a reporter for The Scotsman newspaper in Edinburgh and as deputy business editor of Scotland on Sunday. He was educated at the University of Glasgow, McMaster University and the University of Western Ontario, where he earned a masters degree in Journalism. He moved...

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John Ivison on his new biography and whether or not Canadians can trust Justin Trudeau

Reni Eddo-Lodge on Structural Racism

Reni Eddo-Lodge, is a London based, award winning author and journalist. Her writing focuses on feminism and exposing structural racism. She's the author of the Jhalak Prize winning, bestselling Why I’m No Longer Talking to White...

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Reni Eddo-Lodge on Structural Racism

Cory Doctorow on Copyright and Writing Science Fiction

Cory Doctorow is an activist, science fiction author and co-editor of the blog Boing Boing. He is also a special advisor to the Electronic Frontier Foundation. He favours liberalising copyright laws and is a proponent of the Creative Commons...

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Cory Doctorow on Copyright and Writing Science Fiction

Claudia Pineiro on crime fiction, and the difference between writing novels and screenplays

Claudia Piñeiro is an Argentine novelist and television scriptwriter best known for writing literary crime novels, most of which are best sellers in Latin America. She was born in Buenos Aires and has won...

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Claudia Pineiro on crime fiction, and the difference between writing novels and screenplays

Alberto Manguel on Packing My Library and the Idiocy of Honesty in Politics

Literature, Jody Wilson Raybould and Canadian Politics

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Alberto Manguel on Packing My Library and the Idiocy of Honesty in Politics

David Moscrop on how to make wise voting decisions during political elections

David Moscrop is a political theorist and SSHRC postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Communication at the University of Ottawa. He studies democratic deliberation, political decision-making, and digital media, and is a contributing columnist for...

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David Moscrop on how to make wise voting decisions during political elections

Mark Abley on why poet Duncan Campbell Scott’s reputation is in tatters

Although E.K. Brown, a highly admired literary critic, once called poet and bureaucrat Duncan Campbell Scott "one of the chief masters of Canadian literature," Scott's reputation today lies in tatters.  Mark Abley in his fascinating...

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Mark Abley on why poet Duncan Campbell Scott’s reputation is in tatters

Charles Foran on Mordecai Richler

From the Biblio File archives

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Charles Foran on Mordecai Richler

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Learn How We Started Podcasting

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