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Kobo in Conversation

From Rakuten Kobo, your friendly global digital bookseller, comes a series of conversations with authors about their latest books, how they write, and the books and authors that shaped and inspired them. Join host Michael Tamblyn, CEO of Rakuten Kobo, for wide-ranging and revealing discussions about the books and authors we love.

Feb 12, 2021

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. She told us about what it was like to see her characters come to life on-screen, and we asked her whether we'll eventually see a cinematic interpretation of a Smythe-Smith...


Feb 5, 2021

In Gutter Child Jael Richardson creates a dystopian world where disadvantage for some is written into law. In this wide-ranging conversation we spoke with her about this new novel, as well as the past and future of her writing career, and we learned how she conceives of her roles as a broadcaster and literary festival...


Jan 29, 2021

In her novel Little Threats, Emily Schultz transports readers to the summer of 1993, when a terrible crime was committed -- and possibly a miscarriage of justice. We spoke with Emily about her inspiration for this story of crime and punishment, how she sees the style of this book in connection to her other books,...


Jan 22, 2021

We spoke with actor Joanne Vannicola about their memoir, All We Knew But Couldn't Say and learned how they turned painful memories of their upbringing into a story of growth and self-discovery.

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Jan 15, 2021

Journalist and novelist Linden MacIntyre joined us to talk about his new audiobook, The Wake: The Deadly Legacy of a Newfoundland Tsunami

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