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Elisabeth de Mariaffi

10/31/2015
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Elisabeth de Mariaffi’s first novel, The Devil You Know, is a book about fear. It follows a young reporter, Evie, who is covering the Paul Bernardo murders — and who fears she is being stalked herself. Elisabeth chats with host Peter Darbyshire about her book and life.

Duration: 00:38:49


Guns and A.J. Somerset

10/10/2015
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Host Peter Darbyshire speaks with A.J. Somerset, author of Arms: The Culture and the Credo of the Gun, about gun culture, the NRA, firearms legislation and whether or not shooting sprees can ever be stopped.

Duration: 01:00:08


On Spec Magazine Editor Diane Walton

9/26/2015
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On Spec has long been Canada’s leading magazine of the fantastic and has helped launch a countless number of Canadian writers’ careers. Host Peter Darbyshire chats with editor Diane Walton about the magazine, sci-fi and fantasy fandom, and the future of On Spec itself.

Duration: 00:32:35


Hal Wake – Artistic Director of The Vancouver Writers Festival

9/12/2015
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Forget pumpkin spice lattes - the real sign of fall in Vancouver is the buzz about the Vancouver Writers Festival. We sit down with artistic director Hal Wake to learn what the Writers Fest has in store for us this year and to hear his thoughts on the current state ofCanLit.

Duration: 00:49:11


The Hugo Hostilites

8/29/2015
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Writer, podcaster and mad scientist Kristi Charish returns to the Book Rogues to talk about the Hugo Hostilities and the aftermath of the Sad/Rabid Puppies campaign that divided sci-fi and fantasy fandom this year.

Duration: 00:52:28


Canada’s answer to Stephen King – Robert J. Wiersema

8/15/2015
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Host Peter Darbyshire talks to Canada's answer to Stephen King, Robert J. Wiersema about his new book Black Feathers, why stories are like religion to him and why he’s tattooed lines of literature on his body.

Duration: 00:43:54


Fantasy Novelist Sebastien de Castell

7/11/2015
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This week on The Book Rogues, host Peter Darbyshire chats with Sebastien de Castell, author of the highly acclaimed Greatcoats series of fantasy novels.

Duration: 00:53:32


Langley Writer Ian Weir

7/4/2015
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Langley writer Ian Weir joins Peter Darbyshire in the studio to talk about his novel Will Starling, a dark tale of murder, grave robbers and resurrection in the spirit of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein.

Duration: 00:37:00


Writer and actor C.C. Humphreys

6/20/2015
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Host Peter Darbyshire chats with writer and actor C.C. Humphreys about adapting his historical thriller Shakespeare’s Rebel to the stage for this year’s Bard on the Beach.

Duration: 00:32:37


Adam Lewis Schroeder

5/23/2015
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Adam Lewis Schroeder visits The Province to talk about his novel All Day Breakfast, a zombie literary thriller that’s gotten him quietly uninvited from literary festivals across the country.

Duration: 00:27:50


Will Aaron Bushkowsky win the Stephen Leacock Award?

4/25/2015
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Vancouver writer Aaron Bushkowsky visits The Province to talk about his new novel, Curtains for Roy, about a theatre production gone awry in the Okanagan. It’s Sideways meets the Vancouver theatre scene.

Duration: 00:26:01