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The Next Chapter is the destination for anyone who wants to know about Canadian books and writing. Every week Shelagh Rogers will talk to Canada's best known writers, as well as to the literary stars of tomorrow. With her spirit and passion for books, Shelagh connects her audience to the stories and ideas that shape us.

The Next Chapter is the destination for anyone who wants to know about Canadian books and writing. Every week Shelagh Rogers will talk to Canada's best known writers, as well as to the literary stars of tomorrow. With her spirit and passion for books, Shelagh connects her audience to the stories and ideas that shape us.
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Toronto, ON

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The Next Chapter is the destination for anyone who wants to know about Canadian books and writing. Every week Shelagh Rogers will talk to Canada's best known writers, as well as to the literary stars of tomorrow. With her spirit and passion for books, Shelagh connects her audience to the stories and ideas that shape us.

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@cbcbooks

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English

Contact:

416-205-3700


Episodes

Todd Babiak: Teenage vulnerability, sexual power and small town life

6/22/2019
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Todd Babiak talks to Shelagh Rogers about his novel, The Empress of Idaho about teenager's fascination with an enigmatic new woman in town whose past is catching up with her.

Duration:00:24:49

Linwood Barclay: Spies, intrigue and man's best friend

6/15/2019
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International best selling author Linwood Barclay talks to Shelagh Rogers about his award winning novels for 9-12 year olds, Chase and Escape. The edge-of-your-seat thrillers are about a canine spy, Chipper, and the boy who befriends him.

Duration:00:18:02

Shandi Mitchell: Exploring the lives of first responders

6/8/2019
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Shandi Mitchell talks to Shelagh Rogers about her new book, The Waiting Hours, about three first responders who are coping with the tragic death of a young boy.

Duration:00:25:08

Lee Maracle & Shannon Webb Campbell: Exploring accountability and identity

6/1/2019
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Poets Shannon Webb-Campbell and Lee Maracle talk to Shelagh Rogers about I Am A Body of Land.

Duration:00:21:18

Antanas Sileika: Exploring literary inspiration and iconic espionage characters

5/25/2019
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Antanas Sileika talks to Shelagh Rogers about his new espionage novel, Provisionally Yours, which follows a James-Bond like protagonist as he navigates a dangerous web of political corruption and personal betrayal in post war Lithuania.

Duration:00:24:52

Gail Gallant: Exploring faith, sin, and a haunted childhood

5/17/2019
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Gail Gallant talks to Shealgh Rogers about her book, The Changeling:A Memoir of My Death and Rebirth, My Haunted Childhood, and My Education in Sainthood and Sin.

Duration:00:34:48

Carl Honoré: Redefining ageing

5/11/2019
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Carl Honoré talks to Shelagh Rogers about his latest book, Bolder: Making the Most of Our Longer Lives, about redefining how we think about ageing.

Duration:00:26:30

Samra Zafar: Escaping the life she never chose

5/4/2019
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Samra Zafar talks to Shelagh Rogers about her memoir, A Good Wife: Escaping The Life I Never Chose, about arriving in Canada as a teenage bride, surviving an abusive marriage and escaping her oppressive home life with her two daughters and becoming a successful social entrepreneur

Duration:00:33:13

Richard Van Camp: Exploring the inspirations behind the stories

4/27/2019
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Internationally renowned storyteller and best-selling author Richard Van Camp talks to Shelagh Rogers about his latest collection of short stories, Moccasin Square Gardens.

Duration:00:29:12

Mary Jo Leddy: Examining the moral challenges facing Canada today

4/20/2019
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Mary Jo Leddy talks to Shelagh Rogers about her new book, Why Are We Here: A Mediation on Canada, which offers a probing look at the nation called Canada- past, present and future.

Duration:00:21:38

Ayelet Tsabarii: Outruning loss and finding a way home

4/13/2019
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Ayelet Tsabari talks to Shelagh Rogers about her coming of age memoir, The Art of Leaving, about leaving her home in Tel Aviv after the loss of her beloved father and travelling through India, Europe, the US and Canada for nearly a decade.

Duration:00:35:11

Kim Thúy: Honouring family and Vietnamese cuisine

4/6/2019
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Kim Thúy talks to Shelagh Rogers about her cookbook, Secrets from My Vietnamese Kitchen, which has recipes for food as fresh and vivid as the writing in her novels.

Duration:00:26:21

Yasuko Thanh: How circumstances and choices dictate the people we become

3/29/2019
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Yasuko Thanh talks to Shelagh Rogers about her memoir, Mistakes to Run With, about her turbulent life, from early childhood in Victoria, BC to teen years as a sex worker and, finally, to her emergence as an award-winning author.

Duration:00:23:19

Amy Stuart: On the life of a writer and the inspiration behind her stories

3/22/2019
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Amy Stuart talks to Shelagh Rogers about her latest book Still Water, the follow up to her best selling debut novel Still Mine.

Duration:00:21:27

Patrick Lane: On his struggles with addiction (FROM THE ARCHIVES)

3/15/2019
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We revisit an interview Shelagh Rogers did with Patrick Lane, Lorna Crozier, writer Marnie Woodrow and Peter Gzowski about their addictions. The interview originally aired in 2001 on This Morning and was about the book Addicted: Notes from the Belly of the Beast, which was edited by the husband and wife team of Patrick Lane and Lorna Crozier. They were also contributors to the anthology. Patrick died last week. And for a good period of his life he struggled with alcohol addiction but was...

Duration:00:51:00

Max Eisen: Overcoming a painful past as a Holocaust survivor

3/8/2019
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Max Eisen talks to Shelagh Rogers about his memoir, By Chance Alone, about the rural Hungarian deportations to Auschwitz-Birkenau and the journey to healing after liberation. (CANADA READS SELECTION)

Duration:00:21:49

Catherine Porter: Falling in love with a miraculous little girl and her family

3/1/2019
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Catherine Porter talks to Shelagh Rogers about her new book, A Girl Named Lovely: One Child's Miraculous Survival and My Journey to the Heart of Haiti, about a young child who is unharmed after being buried in rubble for six days after Haiti's 2010 earthquake.

Duration:00:40:34

Wayne Grady: Exploring race, identity and family history

2/22/2019
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Wayne Grady talks to Shelagh Rogers about his latest novel, Up from Freedom.

Duration:00:30:55

Lisa Moore: Delving into the dramatic moments of everyday ilfe

2/18/2019
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Lisa Moore talks to Shelagh Rogers about her Giller-nominated collection of stories, Something For Everyone,which explores the hidden underbelly of the everyday lives of fictional characters in St. John's, Newfoundland.

Duration:00:20:35

Lisa Charleyboy: Celebrating trailblazing Indigenous women

2/11/2019
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Lisa Charleyboy talks to Shelagh Rogers about #NotYourPrincess, a collection of poems, essays and art about the Indigenous woman's experience.

Duration:00:16:08