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[13 Oct 2011]

The author and prolific literary critic Robert J. Wiersema discusses his new memoir Walk Like a Man: Coming of Age with the Music of Bruce Springsteen (Greystone, 2011), with Joseph Planta.

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[12 Oct 2011]

The author Charlotte Gill discusses her memoir, Eating Dirt: Deep Forests, Big Timber, and Life with the Tree-Planting Tribe (Greystone, and the David Suzuki Foundation, 2011), with Joseph Planta.

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[28 Apr 2011]

The writer and broadcaster Steve Burgess discusses his memoir, Who Killed Mom? A Delinquent Son’s Meditation on Family, Mortality, and Very Tacky Candles (Greystone, 2011), with Joseph Planta.

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[26 Apr 2011]

The travel writer and broadcaster Jack Christie discusses his new book 52 Best Day Trips from Vancouver, with Joseph Planta.

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[5 Oct 2010]

The artist and naturalist Robert Bateman discusses his new book Bateman: New Works (Greystone, 2010), his art, and more, with Joseph Planta.

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[27 Nov 2009]

The Olympic Gold medalist Ross Rebagliati discusses his new book, Off the Chain: An Insider’s History of Snowboarding (Greystone, 2009), with Joseph Planta; also discussed is the drug controversy that at first cost him his gold medal in 1998 and its subsequent reinstatement, as well as his recent foray into federal politics as he will be running as the Liberal candidate in the riding of Okanagan-Coquihalla.

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[13 Nov 2009]

John Ortved, formerly of Vanity Fair, discusses his new book, The Simpsons: An Uncensored, Unauthorized History (Greystone, 2009), an oral history of the Fox sitcom that’s in its 21st season; also discussed is the influence of The Simpsons on comedy and more, the people behind the show, Matt Groening, James L. Brooks, Sam Simon, and more.

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[12 Nov 2009]

The celebrated poet Lorna Crozier talks to Joseph Planta about her new book, Small Beneath the Sky: A Prairie Memoir (Greystone, 2009), which discusses her growing up in Saskatchewan, poverty, poetry, alcoholism, her partner Patrick Lane, and more.

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[4 Nov 2009]

A Bitter Pill: How the Medical System is Failing the Elderly (Greystone, 2009) is a much needed wake-up call alerting us to how we’re treating older patients. Its author, Dr. John Sloan talks to Joseph Planta about the prescriptions he has for the system and how to better care for the elderly.

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[3 Nov 2009]

Simon Fraser University criminologist Neil Boyd discusses the book he’s co-authored with Larry Campbell and Lori Culbert, A Thousand Dreams: Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside and the Fight for Its Future (Greystone, 2009), with Joseph Planta.