Book Me

S3 E1 Jennifer Thornhill-Verma

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Join former CBC Maritime Noon Host Costas Halavrezos as he interviews the Atlantic Canadians who create the books you love to read. From established, award-winning authors, illustrators, and photographers to the lesser known up-and-comers and other key book contributors delve into the beautiful, mysterious world of books... and discover the passion that fuels it.
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Join former CBC Maritime Noon Host Costas Halavrezos as he interviews the Atlantic Canadians who create the books you love to read. From established, award-winning authors, illustrators, and photographers to the lesser known up-and-comers and other key book contributors delve into the beautiful, mysterious world of books... and discover the passion that fuels it.
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S3 E9 Emma FitzGerald
Season 3, Episode 9 The Poetry of Art Illustrator Emma Fitzgerald on how her early studies in architecture, a fated bike ride on a Bass River chair and a chance meeting brought her to Elizabeth Bishop’s poetry to eventually become the artist of A Pocket of Time-- a children’s book in honour of the lauded Nova Scotian poet.
13:43
November 22, 2019
S3 E8 Simon Thibault
Season 3, Episode 8: The Soul of Cuisine. Author, broadcaster and developmental editor-at-large Simon Thibault explains how his maternal lineage helped him explore Acadian cuisine and the timing of baking donuts, and how he now helps cultivate book seeds in the minds of future authors.
20:29
November 20, 2019
S3 E7 Wanda Baxter
Season 3, Episode 7: And maple trees lining the way… Author Wanda Baxter on the rhythm, feeling and childlike wonder behind writing If I Had An Old House On the East Coast.
13:41
November 18, 2019
S3 E6 Lesley Choyce
Season 3, Episode 6: Sidney Crosby and the Whirlpool clothes dryer. Author, creative writing professor and publisher Lesley Choyce on how he was inspired to write a spirited and fun children’s story about the clothes dryer in the basement of Sidney Crosby’s family home.
14:32
November 15, 2019
S3 E5 Kris Bertin
Season 3, Episode 5: Unravelling the fabric of self. Author and barkeeper Kris Bertin openly reflects on the wide range of human experience and our universal search for identity in writing his latest book of short stories Use Your Imagination.
20:30
November 13, 2019
S3 E4 Daphne Greer
Season 3, Episode 4: One page at a time. Author Daphne Greer on how she stitched together the inspiration of a Belgian convent’s boarding school with themes of abandonment, family, friendships and secrets and lies in her novel Finding Grace.
12:43
November 12, 2019
S3 E3 Adam Barnett
Season 3, Episode 3: Explore Nova Scotia on Two Wheels. Join author and cyclist Adam Barnett as he shares the many vistas, routes and checklists for any two-wheeled explorer hoping to peddle Nova Scotia's trails.
18:17
November 8, 2019
S3 E2 Jaime Burnet
Season 3, Episode 2: Because crocuses hatch in snow. In her debut novel, author and lawyer Jaime Burnet explains how gentrification, obsession, racism and history forces come together to shape two queer love stories in the heart of Halifax’s North End.
21:06
November 6, 2019
S3 E1 Jennifer Thornhill-Verma
Season 3, Episode 1: Canada Day, 1992: the story behind the largest mass layoff in our nation’s history. Author Jennifer Thornhill Verma discusses how the cod fishery’s unbridled success over five centuries would culminate in the Cod Moratorium of 1992, vanquishing the identity of thousands of Newfoundlanders and Labradorians in a single day. 
24:50
November 4, 2019
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00:16
November 3, 2019
S2 E9 Alan Syliboy
Alan Syliboy on how he managed to nurture his life-long love of Mi’kmaq art, culture and heritage.
13:34
July 31, 2019
S2 E7 Mayann Francis
Her Honour Mayann Francis and host Costas Halavrezos discuss her path to becoming the second woman and first African Nova Scotian ever to accept the title of Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia.
35:18
July 31, 2019
S2 E8 Briana Corr Scott
Learn how a fateful trip to Sable Island inspired artist, illustrator and author Briana Corr Scott
11:20
July 30, 2019
S2 E4 Nicola Davison
Photographer and author Nicola Davison draws us into the potent characters of her first novel, In the Wake.
16:09
July 23, 2019
S2 E6 Alison DeLory
Alison DeLory explains how the island of Cape Breton, beaching whales, Syrian refugees and even a “calendrical savant” converge to create universally shared notions of home.
17:33
July 23, 2019
S2 E5 Kayla Hounsell
Kayla Hounsell shares her first-hand account of the murder trial of young Will Sanderson—a trial that riveted local community and shocked the nation.
17:48
July 23, 2019
S2 E1 Whitney Moran
Whitney Moran shares her passion for writing, editing and publishing great books
21:01
July 16, 2019
S2E3 Katelyn Bellafontaine
The Path from Engaged to “I Do.”
17:41
July 16, 2019
S2E2 Marilyn Davidson Elliott
The Story Behind the Blind Mechanic
18:17
July 16, 2019
S1E9 Jamie Simpson
Nature’s bounty of scrumptious wild organics.
16:15
May 7, 2019
S1E7 Lesley Crewe
Our grandmother’s stories…
16:41
May 6, 2019
S1E8 Graham Steele
How to turn politicians into champions.
27:30
May 6, 2019
S1E4 Linda Moore
All the world’s a stage.
20:30
April 30, 2019
S1E5 Quentin Casey
The sea disaster that captured the hearts of a nation.
15:16
April 30, 2019
S1E6 Steve Vernon
Steve Vernon and the tradition of ghost story-telling.
23:06
April 30, 2019
S1E2 Carol Bruneau
Author Carol Bruneau discusses some of her many sources of inspiration.
17:32
April 23, 2019
S1 E1 Sarah Sawler
Author Sarah Sawler on some things you probably don't know about Atlantic Canada.
18:26
April 23, 2019
S1E3 Len Wagg
Photographer and author Len Wagg on how how he gets some of his best shots in.
19:09
April 23, 2019
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01:56
April 17, 2019
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