Peter Nicholson talks about heading up this year's Donner Prize jury and what it's like to judge for the best public policy book of the year.
In his book, Down Inside: Thirty Years in Canada's Prison Service, former deputy warden Robert Clark says after spending 30 years working in some of Canada's most notorious prisons, humane treatment and rehabilitation is better than the tough-on-crime approach with prisoners. But he's not sure anyone's listening.
Dale Smith talks about his book The Unbroken Machine: Canada's Democracy in Action.
In his new book, veteran foreign affairs reporter Mike Blanchfield analyzes Harper's foreign policy and looks at the challenges ahead for the Trudeau Liberals.
Child soldiers in conflicts around the world has exploded, but Roméo Dallaire's Child Soldiers Initiative is having a global impact on preventing the use of child soldiers. And it's the only initiative of its kind in the world.
Vancouver Sun Hill reporter Peter O'Neil talks about his book, I Am Métis: The Story of Gerry St. Germain.
Mohamed Fahmy, the dual Egyptian-Canadian former Al Jazeera journalist who was wrongfully incarcerated and spent more than a year in Cairo's Scorpion Prison, is lobbying the Trudeau government to enshrine in law protection for Canadian citizens imprisoned or detained abroad because it’s still discretionary.
Noah Richler talks about his new book The Candidate: Fear and Loathing on the Campaign Trail.