The fall season is almost here, and you can catch it all on TV with a TV subscription.
The CBC is hosting the Fall Television Preview, which is kicking off on Friday and runs through Saturday.
The event includes live coverage of some of the biggest television events of the fall, including: * The Toronto International Film Festival * The Fall Book Festival (Bookstore) * The National Book Awards, held in Ottawa on Sept. 21-23 * The Montreal International Film and Television Festival (IMF) and The Ottawa International Film Film Festival (OIF) * CBC Radio One and Radio Canada (RTC)The event also includes some surprises and premieres.
For example, this fall will see the return of CBC Radio’s acclaimed podcast “The Unspoken” as part of its Fall 2018 lineup.
CBC Radio has also announced a new series of podcasts to help listeners learn about the arts, and we have a new podcast every week.
Here are the full schedules of all the shows, starting with the fall 2017 lineup.
The Fall Book Preview: Saturday, Sept. 20: The Unspoken by Rachel Harris (Podcast): Free.
The Unsung, by Rachel Sussman, will focus on the life and work of the late, great Canadian novelist Rachel Harris.
Harris was known for her stories of social injustice, race and gender and her book is set in the late 1960s in the city of Kingston, Ont.
She was also a feminist icon, and she died at age 58 on Oct. 5, 2017.
Listeners will hear from the author, whose most recent book is The Unwritten.
Fall Book Festival: Sunday, Sept 21: The Fallbook by Tami LaBonge (Bookshop): Free for members and $10 for non-members.
Free for people under 30.
The fallbook, which includes readings and readings from local writers, is part of the Fall Bookfest, which celebrates writers and the books they love.
It was founded in 2003 by a group of local writers and is co-sponsored by the Kingston Public Library.
It’s part of CBC Television’s Fall TV Preview series, which premieres on CBC Radio Two on Saturday nights.
The program will also feature a live reading and discussion of the novel “The Story of the City,” written by the author.
Summer’s Finest: Monday, Sept 22: Nightcrawler by Chris VanAllsburg (Bookseller): Free, but you need a membership to listen to it.
Nightcrawlers, which follows the adventures of a teenage boy who travels to a new, unknown world in a series of novels, stars Ethan Hawke, Scarlett Johansson, Michael Shannon and Tom Wilkinson.
It will be the first of four episodes of the Nightcrawling series, a weekly podcast on CBC Television.
It also features a free reading from author Tom Wilkinson and a discussion of how Hawke and his friends are coping with life in the wilds of Antarctica.
New Book Festival Saturday, Oct. 2: A Woman’s War by Angela Carter (Penguin): Free (includes free online reading).
Free (Includes online reading of the second book in Angela Carter’s series about the women who fought for the liberation of women in France during World War II, “A Woman’s Land.”)
New Comedy Festival: Saturday and Sunday, Oct 23: The Last Summer by Michael Hirst (Simon & Schuster): Free but members need a subscription.
Free (Members can listen to the full series, but will need a full membership in order to see the online reading.)
Fall Festival: Monday and Tuesday, Oct 24: The Great Divide by Chris DeRose (Simon): Free; members need subscription.
Members will have a full read of the first book in Chris De Rose’s new series, about the divide in Canada between the provinces and territories.
Canadian Screen Awards: Wednesday, Oct 25: American Gods: The Complete Seventh Season by Neil Gaiman (Pioneer): Free online reading.
Members also will have an online reading with the cast.
Members can read an audio version of the audiobook version of this book at www.cbs.ca/australia/gaiman/book_reading/events/events_series_series.shtml.
International Book Festival Monday, Oct 26: The Book Thief by Robert Harris (Amazon): Free and a new audiobook available for members, but not for free online.
Winter’s Finer: Tuesday, Nov. 1: The Winds of Winter by George R.R. Martin (Aquarium): Free with a membership.
A book of stories from Martin’s world that will be told in two separate series.
The first book, entitled A Memory of Light, will be released in 2018.
It tells the story of a young boy named Bran, who lives in a village that has been destroyed by wildfire and is haunted by the death of his father.
Bran is raised in a small village in the woods. He and his