1130 Bookshelf
Finding Your Cape This week on #1130bookshelf, John Ackermann speaks with Mare McHale, author of Finding Your Cape:  How to Course Correct and Achieve Greatness When Things Don't Go As Planned.  Look for it from Red Head Mare Media. Jan 19, 2020, 11:43 AM
Here and Gone This week on #1130bookshelf, John Ackermann speaks with Vancouver Historical Society president Michael Kluckner about Here and Gone: Artwork of Vancouver and Beyond, his first collection of paintings and essays in nine years. Jan 03, 2021, 11:08 AM
The Company This week on #1130bookshelf, John Ackermann speaks with historian Stephen R. Bown, author of The Company: The Rise and Fall of the Hudson's Bay Empire, the first history of its kind in more than 30 years. Dec 13, 2020, 01:55 PM
All Together Now This week on #1130bookshelf, Great Big Sea frontman Alan Doyle talks about his new memoir, All Together Now:  A Newfoundlander's Light Tales for Heavy Times. Dec 06, 2020, 10:09 AM
My summer with the future Lizard King Nov 22, 2020, 03:32 PM
Field Notes From A Pandemic Part travelogue, part COVID-19 roadmap: this week on #1130bookshelf, author and journalist Ethan Lou talks about his timely memoir, Field Notes From A Pandemic:  A Journey Through a World Suspended Nov 01, 2020, 11:30 AM
Limelight Today on #1130bookshelf. A band at work: author Martin Popoff returns to talk about Limelight: Rush in the `80s, the second of three books about the legendary Canadian rock band. Oct 18, 2020, 11:37 AM
Vancouver Exposed This week on #1130bookshelf, John Ackermann speaks with Murder by Milkshake author Eve Lazarus about her latest collection of true stories, Vancouver Exposed: Searching for the City’s Hidden History. Oct 11, 2020, 02:58 PM
Whipped This week on #1130bookshelf, John Ackermann speaks with Memorial University political scientist Alex Marland about his book Whipped: Party Discipline in Canada. Oct 04, 2020, 02:45 PM
Primary Obsessions A local stand-up comic turned author returns with a murder-mystery. This week on #1130bookshelf, John Ackermann speaks with Charles Demers about his new book, Primary Obsessions. Sep 20, 2020, 11:48 AM
George Abbott This week on #1130bookshelf, John Ackermann speaks with former cabinet minister George Abbott about his new book, Big Promises, Small Government: Doing Less with Less in the BC Liberals New Era, available now from UBC Press. Sep 13, 2020, 03:31 PM
A Good War This week on #1130bookshelf, John Ackermann speaks with founding BC director of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives Seth Klein about his new book A Good War: Mobilizing Canada for the Climate Emergency. Sep 06, 2020, 11:04 AM
BC in Flames This week on #1130bookshelf, John Ackermann speaks with North Vancouver-based writer and journalist Claudia Cornwall about her latest book, British Columbia in Flames: Stories from a Blazing Summer. Aug 16, 2020, 01:10 PM
On Their Own Terms It's not just great men who make history, but great women too.  This week on 1130 Bookshelf, John Ackermann speaks with Haley Healey, author of On Their Own Terms:  True Stories of Trailblazing Women of Vancouver Island. Aug 02, 2020, 12:10 PM
You & The IoT This week on 1130 bookshelf, John Ackermann speaks with author, coach, and entrepreneur Vicki McLeod about You and the Internet of Things: A Practical Guide to Understanding and Integrating the IoT into Your Daily Life, available now from Self Counsel Press. Jul 19, 2020, 09:56 AM
Legacy of Trees This week on #1130bookshelf, John Ackermann speaks with Nina Shoroplova, author of Legacy of Trees: Purposeful Wandering Through Vancouver's Stanley Park. Jul 05, 2020, 01:49 PM