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Jun 08, 2011 10:25AM

40089 Do you read books that are considered "classics?" Why or why not?
Jun 07, 2011 12:33PM

40089 Brian Christian was on Spark talking about how our conception of "human" has changed thanks to computers. It's fascinating!!!

Listen to the interview here.

Do you agree with Christian?
Jun 07, 2011 12:31PM

40089 Shaunna Raycroft thought she was doing her neighbour a favour when she agreed to take her book collection....but now she has 350,000 problems.

Interview here.

What would you do if you were Shaunna?
Twitter? (99 new)
Jun 07, 2011 12:29PM

40089 Thanks Christa and Chris! @cbcbooks is following both of you!
June 2011: Goals (10 new)
Jun 01, 2011 06:20AM

40089 It's June!

What are your reading goals for this month?

I hope to read at least two books a week and have at least one of those be NOT fiction (so graphic novels, literary non-fiction, whatever.)

What about you?
Book Title Jumble (472 new)
May 31, 2011 06:37PM

40089 A Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemingway

A Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemingway
Word Scramble (372 new)
May 31, 2011 06:35PM

40089 swat
May 31, 2011 06:34PM

40089 Do you read one book at a time? Or several at once? How many books are on the go right now? I'd love to hear about everyone's reading habits!

Right now, I have 3 books on the go: a non-fiction book on gardening, a fiction for fun book and a fiction for work book (I love my job!). What about you?
Twitter? (99 new)
May 31, 2011 06:32PM

40089 Douglas wrote: "Following you now. I'm at @dougsmithwriter."

Thanks Douglas! We're now following you back!
Twitter? (99 new)
May 31, 2011 09:11AM

40089 Hi everyone!

If you're on Twitter, I hope you're following @cbcbooks! We're launching a new #CanLit chat on Thursday!

And if you are on Twitter, what's your handle! We'd love to follow you back!
May 30, 2011 06:38AM

40089 Suzy wrote: "Hi! I'm not Canadian, nor do I live in Canada but I am a Canadian fanatic!."

Hi Suzy! Welcome to the CBC Books group! We have to love someone who loves CanLit...and isn't even from Canada!
May 30, 2011 06:30AM

40089 Now that the sun is shining, I want to get out and get into my garden! What are your favourite gardening books?

I love Grow Great Grub  Organic Food from Small Spaces by Gayla Trail. It's perfect for anyone who lives in a city and needs to be creative with their gardening!
May 27, 2011 06:58AM

40089 It's Friday Reads time! What is everyone reading today?!

I'm finally getting to Mockingjay (The Hunger Games, #3) by Suzanne Collins to finish off the Hunger Games series!
May 26, 2011 12:26PM

40089 Is heaven a place on earth? It could be! Lisa Miller is the author of Heaven, a book about our obsession with the after life. She stopped by Tapestry this weekend to discuss why we care so much about what happens after we are gone.



Listen to the conversation here.
May 25, 2011 09:45AM

40089 Can you spot a psychopath? Author Jon Ronson stopped by Day 6 to show you how...and to discuss his new book, The Psychopath Test.



Listen to the interview here.


The Psychopath Test  A Journey Through the Madness Industry by Jon Ronson
May 25, 2011 09:33AM

40089 Day 6 tackles the question of whether you should read Jennifer Egan's A Visit from the Goon Squad.



Listen to the clip here.



A Visit from the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan
40089 Fashion personality and PR guru Kelly Cutrone was on Q yesterday to discuss her new book, Normal Gets You Nowhere. Kelly speaks her mind and believes that standing out, being yourself and working hard are the keys to success. Do you agree with her?



Listen to the interview here.


Normal Gets You Nowhere by Kelly Cutrone
May 25, 2011 05:04AM

40089 Oprah's final episode airs today. What was everyone's favourite Oprah book club pick and why?

I love that she chose Fall on Your Knees by Ann-Marie MacDonald as it's a very Canadian pick, but think Freedom by Jonathan Franzen was my favourite read.

What about you?
May 24, 2011 09:36AM

40089 Author Ellen Prager writes about the weird and wonderful ocean world in her new book, Sex Drugs and Sea Slime. Sex, Drugs, and Sea Slime  The Oceans' Oddest Creatures and Why They Matter by Ellen J. Prager

Things can get pretty scandalous in the deep, and Prager stopped by CBC Quirks recently to discuss what she unearthed underwater.

Listen to the interview here!

Do you read science books? Wht or why not?
May 24, 2011 09:14AM

40089 The Canterbury Tales is getting the board game treatment! (See the Guardian article here.)

What other books would you like to see get the board game treatment?

I remember having the Baby-sitters Club board game when I was younger....


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