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  • The Mighty Queens of the North

    Movie + 2 extras

    Two of North America’s most prolific and compelling women, Margaret Atwood and Jodi Picoult, come together to share what makes them curious, livid, inspired, motivated, and delighted. Road stories. Peeks into process. Mutual admiration. Plus, curly hair product recommendations.

  • Graphic Imagineers

    Movie

    When you put Leanne Shapton and Seth together, things get weird, nostalgic and fascinating, fast. A double dose of originality from old friends with infinite new ideas on art and life.

  • The Way We Make Reparations

    Movie + 4 extras

    Who does racism benefit? (Racists.) Where should white people stand in a BLM protest? (On the perimeter.) How does posting a black square on Insta help stop racism? (It doesn’t.) We can care all we like but if we don’t repair, well, racism wins.

  • King & Our Queen of Hosts

    Movie + 1 extra

    CBC’s Shelagh Rogers and Thomas King never fail to steal our hearts and enrich our minds. The long-time friends discuss King’s Indians on Vacation, as well his popular DreadfulWater mystery series.

  • Indigenous Intersections

    Movie

    Hosted by CBC Reads winner Joshua Whitehead, two of North America's leading figures of contemporary Indigenous writing, Billy-Ray Belcourt and Stephen Graham Jones, come together with curiosity, passion and fascinating, fresh approaches to rage, fear, and toxic masculinity.

  • How The Evil Geniuses Took Over

    Movie + 1 extra

    Kurt Andersen makes cerebral fun. From Martin Friedman to Henry Kravis, neoliberalism to the New Deal, social libertarianism to non-binary politics, the Evil Geniuses author covers the right's long-game takeover of the political economy, as well as outlining a path forward to the light.

  • Simple Truths About Veggies & Life

    Movie

    He had us at "rutabaga". World-renowned chef at New York’s Le Bernardin, Eric Ripert puts plant and roots on top in his gorgeous new cookbook, Vegetable Simple.
    Calgary's Julie Van Rosendaal draws out the best conversational tidbits from one of the best chefs in the world.

  • A Marriage of the Minds

    Movie

    Successful marriages are rare. So are monumental novels. Combine the two and you’ve got, well, Esi Edugyan and Steven Price who discuss love and literature from their home on Vancouver Island.

  • The Way We GG
    Movie + 4 extras

    The Way We GG

    Movie + 4 extras

    While the talent and tenacity of our winningest authors cannot be overstated, they would agree that success in writing (as well as in love, river-rafting and cat ownership) involves a healthy dollop of luck. Four beloved writers share how fortune – and misfortune – has shaped their lives.

  • Apocalypse Now?

    Movie

    What if the end of the world isn’t the end of the world? What the heck is a bug-out bag? How a writer’s doomsday obsession led him on a global odyssey in search of answers; from an underground survival community in South Dakota and the 1% building billionaires' bunkers in New Zealand to would-be ...

  • Atwood, Williams, Poetry, Shoes

    Movie

    With joy and affection, CanLit heavy-weights Margaret Atwood and Ian Williams have much to discuss, not least of which is what footwear they chose at the age of 25.

  • Ferguson Rules
    Movie + 3 extras

    Ferguson Rules

    Movie + 3 extras

    One marvellous novelist in any family is more than most can claim. But two? It’s just not fair. Meet the Fergusons. Will Ferguson, Scotiabank Giller Prize winner, travel raconteur, Calgarian. Genki Ferguson, filmmaker, savant, Vancouverite.

  • How Our Voices Make Us Human

    Movie + 2 extras

    A master of making advanced science not only accessible but riveting, John Colapinto dives deep into auditory physics. He uncovers why babies can't use vowels; how Beyoncé “fetches us to tears;” and what makes George Clooney's voice sexy.

  • How to Be Fearless

    Movie

    Writer, activist, and myth maker among the Fraser Valley First Nations Sto:lo people Lee Maracle joins Governor General Literary Award winner Kim Thúy to discuss books, history, and their most meaningful treasures. Oh, and what Thúy did at Rideau Hall.

  • The Way We Flattened
    Movie + 5 extras

    The Way We Flattened

    Movie + 5 extras

    The freedom of being 80 in lockdown. An appreciation of public trust in government. The downside of zoom interviews. The perils of online shopping. A fake dean of a fake university. A willing castaway in a republic of one. All moved and shaken by a global pandemic and all the chaos it has unearthed.

  • A Very Modern Genius

    Movie

    Mark Harris delights and astonishes with his new biography, a goldmine of insight into how Mike Nichols lived with and learned from his epic successes and failures — not to mention intelligently told celebrity gossip.

  • Broadway Insider Spills THE Tea

    Movie

    Michael Riedel dishes on the dramatic business of Broadway in the 1990s, sharing his fascinating insider's take on how Rent changed the game; why nobody wanted to back Chicago; and how the biggest entertainment property of all time (ah zabenya!) almost didn't make it to the stage.

  • Fixing the Elder Care Crisis

    Movie

    Let's talk about the thing we're least prepared to talk about: what will happen to us when we can't take care our ourselves. André Picard is generous, unflappable and tough as nails — just what the world needs to ignite transform elder care now.

  • The Way We Mom
    Movie + 5 extras

    The Way We Mom

    Movie + 5 extras

    What makes a mom "good"? Depends who’s asking. Motherhood is a tough gig, from managing a toddler’s imaginary friends to pretending to feel brave at a child’s hospital bedside. These authors mother with big, beautiful, chaotic love and bravely write about their fears, hopes, and mistakes.

  • Memorably in Search of Memory

    Movie + 3 extras

    One of the most startlingly inventive and distinctive voices of Russia's first post-Soviet literary generation, Maria Stepanova talks to author and artist Leanne Shapton about photography, film and what makes a family "ordinary".

  • The Incomparable Roddy Doyle

    Movie

    The Booker Prize winning Irish novelist reminiscences about Calgary, his friendship with Paul Quarrington, and his response to seeing Will Ferguson in a kilt. His latest, Love, resonates with middle-aged longings: for connection, for home, for self, for happiness, for meaning.

  • Harnarayan Singh's Long Game

    Movie

    A cross-country, cross-cultural hockey-lovers extravaganza that makes us all proud to be Canadian. The exuberant Harnarayan Singh gives us the stories behind his spectacular hockey memoir, One Game at a Time. Featuring appearances by Ron MacLean, Naheed Nenshi, Nick Bonino, Kelly Hrudey (although...

  • Being Kaufman & Reid
    Movie + 5 extras

    Being Kaufman & Reid

    Movie + 5 extras

    Acclaimed film director Charlie Kaufman and bestselling author Iain Reid (need we say more?) de-brief on their remarkable collaboration behind the Netflix thriller I’m Thinking of Ending Things.

  • Tricksters & Ghosts
    Movie + 1 extra

    Tricksters & Ghosts

    Movie + 1 extra

    A member of the Haisla and Heiltsuk First Nations. author Eden Robinson meets B.C.-born, New York City novelist Emily St. John Mandel connect with laughter, curiosity, and a shared respect for the supernatural.