(First airdate: December 5, 2018) Bonnie J. Rough is a writer and speaker on sex education, parenting, gender, and the #MeToo movement. She visits with Cris Wilson to tell the story of her new book Beyond Birds & Bees: Bringing Home a New Message to Our Kids about Sex, Love and Equality.
(First airdate: October 31, 2018) In November on Booklover’s Cafe Cris Wilson talks to University of Victoria Professor Jason Colby about his 2018 book Orca: How We Came to Know and Love the Ocean’s Greatest Predator. From Namu to Lolita and the fate of our Southern Resident Pods this show is full of timely information.
(First airdate: June 6, 2018) Cris has a great time with Old Time Banjo player and author Jeanie Murphy. Jeanie’s first novel is titled Donna Cody: A Tall Tale. Old-time musicians will enjoy all the musical references, and the literary among you will see a framework that follows the classic tale of Don Quixote by Cervantes.
(First airdate: December 6, 2017) Author Louise Marley talks with Cris Wilson about her newest book A Secret History of Witches published under the pseudonym Louisa Morgan. Louise also discusses her Benedict Hall series set in Seattle after WWI published under the name Cate Campbell. Her 20 novels, ranging from historical fiction to science fiction, all feature strong women who push against societal norms and expectations.
(First airdate: November 2017) Author and lecturer Langdon Cook talks with Booklovers’ Cafe host Cris Wilson about his newest book, Upstream: Searching for Wild Salmon From River to Table. Langdon takes us on a journey up and down the Pacific coast to meet the charismatic people whose lives are led by the fish that we all follow.
(First airdate: October 4, 2017) Cris Wilson talks with Julie Christine Johnson, award-winning author of the novels In Another Life and The Crows of Beara. You can learn more about her at juliechristinejohnson.com.
(First airdate: March 1, 2017) Cris Wilson talks with author, artist, adventurer Yvonne Wakefield, introducing her newest book Babe in the Woods. They talk about learning to build a log cabin, the hard way, and remote rural living.
(first airdate: February 1, 2017) Cris Wilson talks with Leif Whittaker, author, mountaineer, environmentalist, about his memoir My Old Man and the Mountain, growing up in Port Townsend, and his summit of Everest.