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Kobo Writing Life Podcast – Episode 75 – The Top 5 Things Successful Kobo Authors Have in Common

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Instead of the regular interview with an author or industry person, episode 75 of the KWL Podcast features Kobo Writing Life Director Mark Lefebvre pausing to look at some of the most successful Kobo Writing Life authors on Kobo from the past year. Looking at some of the recently posted stats regarding the Top KWL Titles and Authors from 2016,

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Kobo Writing Life Podcast – Episode 074 – Walking the Writer’s Life with Joanna Penn

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Mark Lefebvre, Director of Self-Publishing and Author Relations for Kobo is the host for this episode, and introduces a memorable clip from Episode 279 of The Creative Penn Podcast where Joanna Penn talks about her experience in the “Race to the Stones” and compares walking the 100KM journey with writing. In her talk, Joanna goes into the details regarding 9

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Kobo Writing Life Podcast – Episode 073 – Colson Whitehead

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Colson Whitehead is the author of Zone One; Sag Harbor; The Intuitionist, a finalist for the PEN/Hemingway award; John Henry Days, which won the Young Lions Fiction Award and was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize; and Apex Hides the Hurt, winner of the PEN Oakland Award. Colson is interviewed by Kobo’s Nora Parker about his latest book, The Underground

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Kobo Writing Life Podcast – Episode 072 – Affinity Konar

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Described as “One of the most harrowing, powerful, and imaginative books of the year” Affinity Konar’s MISCHLING is a novel about twin sisters fighting to survive the evils of World War II. As part of the experimental population of twins known as Mengele’s Zoo, the girls experience privileges and horrors unknown to others, and they find themselves changed, stripped of

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Kobo Writing Life Podcast – Episode 071 – Robert Harris

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Executive Vice President of Publisher Relations and Content at Kobo, Pieter Swinkels introduces a “Kobo in Conversation” interview of Robert Harris about his latest book, Conclave. (As an interesting aside, Pieter was, at one time, Robert’s publisher in the Netherlands). Robert is interviewed by Toronto pop culture columnist, film journalist and television personality, Johanna Schneller. In the interview Johanna and

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