As Canada Day and the Fourth of July are just on the horizon, we thought we’d talk about fireworks, CanLit, and an exciting announcement by a well-known American author!

 

Fireworks are happening tonight (July 26th, 2017) on the Windsor/ Detroit waterfronts at 9:55 pm!

 

If you’re looking for a Canadian/ American read, check out The Inconvenient Indian: A Curious Account of Native People in North America by Thomas King.

 

Turtles All the Way Down by John Green will be coming out October 10th!

 

Harmonica segment: let us know who your favourite Canadian author is! Tweet us @hardcoverradio!

 

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What’s so special about the classics anyway? Today, we’re talking about some of the greats and what makes them great!

 

Who do you think of when you think of classic literature?

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Check out The Guardian’s 100 top books! Are there any missing? Which ones do you disagree with?

 

Regina Spektor’s songs often involve literary or narrative aspects.

regina

 

What are some of your frisson books? You can tweet them to us @hardcoverradio!

 

And here they are, The Beatles!

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