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In 128 Sterling, author and broadcaster Noah Richler, who traveled a mari usque ad mare (usque ad mare) for his prize-winning literary portrait of Canada, "This is My Country, What’s Yours?" looks to fellow writers here and abroad to explain not themselves, but the world as it is — the circus of the American election, the perils and punishments of school, the appeal of impostors, the state of being in between, and more.
||ExplicitEpisode 8: Vancouver Biotech Startup Launches World’s First Book Pill||In “Vancouver Biotech Startup Launches World’s First Book Pill,” the eighth and final podcast in the debut series of 128 Sterling, host Noah Richler reveals details of the development and testing of a revolutionary new platform for literature,...||1/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 7: Friends & Frauds||Noah Richler talks to Walter Kirn about Christian Karl Gerhartsreiter (a.k.a. Clark Rockefeller), imposter and convicted murder, and subject of Walt’s book Blood Will Out. Noah also speaks to Katherena Vermette about the people, places, and...||12/12/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 6: School's In||In “School’s In,” host Noah Richler talks to publisher Sarah MacLachlan; Sunday Times columnist Lynn Barber, author of the acclaimed memoir (and movie), An Education; Russian-American graphic illustrator Dasha Tolstikova about her memoir, A Year..||11/24/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 5: Anthology of Lost Things||In this month of the American elections and literary contests, Noah Richler presents an anthology of lost things from fights to old ways and mystery itself, with original contributions by Gary Barwin, Craig Davidson, Andray Domise, Kevin Patterson,...||11/13/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 4: It Could Happen Here||Authors Guy Vanderhaeghe, David Frum, and Walter Kirn discuss the upcoming U.S. Presidential Election with Noah Richler by examining the two candidates as they relate to Jack London's "The Iron Heel," Robert Penn Warren’s "All the King's Men," and...||11/3/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 3: A Foot in Two Worlds||Noah Richler talks to Anosh Irani, whose novel The Parcel has been nominated for the Governor-General's and Writers' Trust Awards; to Teva Harrison, author of In-Between Days, a memoir of her cancer in words and pictures; and to Patti Laboucane-Benson..||10/27/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 2: How Many People do you Have to Know?||Noah Richler and Christy Ann Conlin discuss the challenges and pleasures of being a writer in rural Canada — away from the city and cosmopolitan centres. How many people, really, does a writer have to know? Christy Ann Conlin also reads from her...||10/19/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 1: Three for TV||In the premiere of 128 Sterling, host Noah Richler asks film producer Nicholas Rose and authors Marina Endicott and Alain Farah, "what is the Great Canadian Book or Novel that will make a great and distinctively Canadian TV miniseries or film?"...||10/12/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean128 Sterling Trailer||A quick peek at 128 Sterling, hosted by Noah Richler||10/5/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
Fantastic CanLit Podcast
This is exactly what my podcast library has been missing.