Below are the recordings of my appearances on CBC's North by Northwest as well as other speaking engagements. All topics derive from talks with a visual component. To request a speaking engagement, or information about other topics I present on, please contact me directly by phone at 604.363.1012 or by e-mail.

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How to Build a Collection
A conversation with Larissa Wilde for The Art Elevator



A Glimpse into Gardening: Thomas Hill's A most briefe and pleasaunte treatise teachyng how to dresse, sowe and set a garden (1558) and the origins of English 'how-to' gardening literature
Aired on CBC’s North by Northwest with Sheryl MacKay



Popped by: A brief history of the movable childrens' book
Aired on CBC’s North by Northwest with Sheryl MacKay



Flippant, Yet Dignified: Penguin's Allen Lane & Allen Lane's Penguin
Aired on CBC’s North by Northwest with Sheryl MacKay



"Some Solace": The Enduring Legacy of Boccaccio's The Decameron (1348-1353)
Aired on CBC’s North by Northwest with Sheryl MacKay



50th Anniversary of Helene Hanff's 84 Charing Cross Road (1970)
Aired on CBC’s North by Northwest with Sheryl MacKay



Iceland's "Yule Book Flood" (Jólabókaflóðið) & Their Last Rare Bookstore
Aired on CBC’s North by Northwest with Sheryl MacKay



Shakespeare and Company Turns 100
Aired on CBC’s North by Northwest with Sheryl MacKay



Benign Anarchy: The Origins of A.A.'s Big Book (1939)
Aired on CBC’s North by Northwest with Sheryl MacKay



A Ton of Type: The Doves Press Story
Aired on CBC’s North by Northwest with Sheryl MacKay



Happy 150th Hectograph: The Origins of a Process
Aired on CBC’s North by Northwest with Sheryl MacKay


Happy Bloomsday: The Early Publishing History of James Joyce’s Ulysses (1922)
Aired on CBC’s North by Northwest with Sheryl MacKay


Walt Whitman turns 200: How Leaves of Grass (1855) came to be
Aired on CBC’s North by Northwest with Sheryl MacKay



Bernard Quaritch’s 200th Birthday: A Celebration of the ‘Napoleon of Booksellers”
Aired on CBC’s North by Northwest with Sheryl MacKay



The 350th Anniversary of The Letters of a Portuguese Nun (1669)
Aired on CBC’s North by Northwest with Sheryl MacKay



The Mystery of Shakespeare’s “False Folios's or The Pavier Quartos (1619)
Aired on CBC’sNorth by Northwest with Sheryl MacKay


Robert Burns’ Kilmarnock Volume
Aired on CBC’s North by Northwest with Sheryl MacKay



Publishing Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol (1843)
Aired on CBC’s North by Northwest with Sheryl MacKay



Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein (1818) turns 200: A review of its creation and publication
Aired on CBC’s North by Northwest with Sheryl MacKay



                                                     

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