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Kobo in Conversation Podcast

Kobo in Conversation Podcast

Cosmologist Katie Mack is ready to get back in the lab

We spoke with Katie Mack about her book The End of Everything (Astrophysically Speaking) and how she sees herself as a scientist and science ambassador.

Kobo in Conversation Podcast

Torrey Peters on writing free of the burden of representation

Torrey Peters, author of the novel Detransition, Baby, spoke with us about her unusual writing career and how she navigates expectations of representation.

Kobo in Conversation Podcast

Steve Brusatte helps us see past the teeth and claws of dinosaurs

Paleontologist Steve Brusatte joined us to talk about his new book, The Age of Dinosaurs where he helps young readers understand dinosaurs as real animals.

Kobo in Conversation Podcast

Helen Oyeyemi on mischievous stories and writing reluctantly

Helen Oyeyemi, author of Gingerbread and the playful new novel Peaces, spoke with us about how her unusual writing process has developed over her career.

Kobo in Conversation Podcast

Suzanne Simard on the language of trees and telling her own story

Dr. Suzanne Simard, author of Finding the Mother Tree, spoke with us about the astonishing science of how trees communicate with one another.

Kobo in Conversation Podcast

Natalie Zina Walschots on good bosses and bad guys

Natalie Zina Walschots spoke with us about her novel Hench, the day-to-day work of supervillainy, and why fanfic is for her the true mark of success.

Kobo in Conversation Podcast

Malcolm Gladwell has found a new way to tell stories

Journalist Malcolm Gladwell spoke with us about his new book, The Bomber Mafia, and why he's so enthusiastic about working on podcasts and audiobooks now.

Kobo in Conversation Podcast

Julia Quinn wants to write happy endings as much as we want to read them

In this final episode of Season 3 of Kobo in Conversation, we spoke with Julia Quinn, author of the Bridgerton series of Regency romance novels.

Kobo in Conversation Podcast

Jael Richardson on making and unmaking a dystopia

We spoke with Jael Richardson, book columnist for Q and director of FOLD (the Festival of Literary Diversity) about her new dystopian novel Gutter Child.

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