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Science Fiction Discussions Chapter 6
Nov 21 • 48 min
CNIB client, advocate and artist Yvonne Felix joins podcast host James Denas for one last foray into all things sci-fi. Books referenced include: “Planet of Dinosaurs” (Anne McCaffrey), “Ember from the Sun” (Mark Canter), the Time Quintet (a series by…
Science Fiction Discussions Chapter 5
Nov 12 • 37 min
In our fifth of six conversations about science fiction, we feature Dr. Mahadeo Sukhai (CNIB’s Head of Research and Chief Accessibility Officer). Podcast host James Denas and the doctor go deep on topics like the role science fiction plays in the…
Science Fiction Discussions Chapter 4
Oct 1 • 37 min
In our fourth of six conversations about science fiction, we give you an interview with CNIB narrator David Plant. Topics covered include the definition of hard science fiction, science fiction noir, Ray Bradbury and Isaac Asimov.
Science Fiction Discussions: Chapter 3
Sep 24 • 52 min
In our third of six conversations about science fiction, we give you an interview with narrator Bennett McCardle. Topics covered include the definition of anthropological science fiction, the difference between sci-fi and fantasy and the importance of…
Science Fiction Discussions: Chapter 2
Sep 10 • 40 min
In our second of six conversations about science fiction, , we interview CNIB narrator Mairi Fulcher. Mairi and James examine the allure of sci-fi and then take a deep dive on Mary Shelley’s “Frankenstein (the Modern Prometheus)” and “Machines Like Me” by…
Science Fiction Discussions: Chapter 1
Jul 26 • 21 min
In the first of six trips down the rabbit hole of science fiction, we interview CNIB volunteer narrator Annabelle Forde. She gets into the early days of her sci fi fandom, the rise of the genre and the link between it and modern culture. James and…
Summer 2019 Preview - Science Fiction
Jul 22 • 1 min
Our summer 2019 topic on CNIB: Read is Science Fiction. Podcast host James Denas introduces the genre as he preps for upcoming interviews with CNIB Recording Studio audiobook narrators, and more!
Staff Picks Vol. 3
Jul 12 • 14 min
Welcome to ‘Staff Picks’, where CNIB Foundation staff share thoughts and memories of some of their favourite books. In Vol. 3, Kat, KMac, Wayne, and Rhonda reflect on their reading habits and revisit “Awaken the Giant Within” (Tony Robbins) and “The…
Staff Picks Vol. 2
Jun 24 • 17 min
Welcome to ‘Staff Picks’, where CNIB Foundation staff share thoughts and memories of some of their favourite books. In Vol. 2, John, Angela, and Suzanne reflect on their reading habits and revisit “If” (a poem by Rudyard Kipling), “The Best Laid Plans” &…
Staff Picks Vol. 1
May 30 • 13 min
Welcome to ‘Staff Picks’, where CNIB Foundation staff share thoughts and memories of some of their favourite books. In Vol. 1, Diana, Kevin, and Yvonne revisit “Goodnight, Goodnight Construction Site”, “Start with Why” & “Evolving Ourselves” respectively.
A Conversation With K.D. Miller(Part 3)
May 17 • 13 min
In the third and final installment of our conversation with K.D. Miller, she explores the allure of writing short stories, her favourite writers, and the importance of narrating your own work.
A Conversation With K.D. Miller (Part 2)
May 3 • 14 min
In the second part of our conversation with “Late Breaking” author K.D. Miller, she explores the themes of aging, missed opportunities, and the sense of longing that connects the characters therein.
A Conversation With K.D. Miller (Part 1)
Apr 18 • 19 min
In this inaugural podcast episode, we present Part 1 of our series of interviews with author K.D. Miller. Here she elaborates on the inspiration behind “Late Breaking”. She also speaks about “The Colville Moment” and the role animals play in the book.
The CNIB: Read Facebook Discussion Group
Mar 29 • 4 min
Any good book club thrives on discussion! CNIB: Read takes the discussion online in our Facebook group. Find out how we will be using Facebook to discuss books and how you can get involved.
The Evolution of the CNIB Online Book Club
Mar 27 • 7 min
Karen Brophey, Program Lead, Literacy outlines her over 30 years of experience at CNIB. She talks about the CNIB Library as it existed before the internet and how online access changed the landscape in terms of content and client interactivity. She…
Introducing CNIB Unbound, An Online & Interactive Book Club
Mar 22 • 2 min
Books at your fingertips, between your ears. Stories are how we understand our world. They educate, provide an escape, kindle our imagination, and give us a better understanding of the human experience. Introducing CNIB: Read, a way for us to invite you…