Talking with the author of I’m Thinking of Ending Things about the move from memoir to fiction, capturing the anxiety and insecurity of new relationships, and the darkness of Canadian country roads.
Speaking with the author of The Memento about assault narratives, ghost stories and the healing work of fiction.
Speaking with the author of the Neapolitan Quartet novels and Frantumaglia about why readers have trouble with challenging portrayals of women, the supposed sin of narcissism, and smoking cigarettes.
The General and author on living with PTSD, normalizing mental illness and the Don Quixote bent to his life.
The author of The Candidate on pissing off the CBC, the future of the NDP and whether he’d run for election again.
The director of Crystal Lake on short films, the power of props, and how we cope weirder as we get older.
The authors discuss Hill’s debut work, his love of dysfunction, and why you need to think about writing a novel the way you think about keeping a garden.
The author of Why We Came to the City on losing someone to cancer too young, and how New York reminds everyone they’re not special.
Talking with the author of Here I Am about different notions of home, the downsides of television development, and whether or not he’ll ever write another book.
Talking with the author of Beatlebone about fictionalizing the life of John Lennon, the hard time Kate Bush gets in the book, and why rock novels are almost always disasters.