Wayne Johnston

Monday, 06 November 2006Listen

Bestselling and acclaimed author Wayne Johnston recently spoke with Joseph Planta about his latest novel, The Custodian of Paradise (Knopf, 2006). As well, Johnston talked about how he wrote, and how he created his most remembered characters.

The Custodian of Paradise by Wayne Johnston. (Knopf, 2006)

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Text of introduction by Joseph Planta:

This is the Planta: On the Line program here at THECOMMENTARY.CA.

Joining me this morning is the bestselling and acclaimed author, Wayne Johnston. His latest book is The Custodian of Paradise, which continues the story of Sheilagh Fielding, the heroine in this landmark book, The Colony of Unrequited Dreams, which the Globe and Mail identified as one of the 100 most important Canadian books ever produced. The Custodian of Paradise, $34.95 from Knopf, is his seventh novel; his last novel, The Navigator of New York spent a lot of time on the bestseller lists, and his memoir, Baltimore's Mansion was critically acclaimed and won a number of prizes. Please welcome to the Planta: On the Line program, Wayne Johnston; Good morning, Mr. Johnston.


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