LSHB's Weird Era Podcast

Interviews with Authors stocked at Librairie Saint-Henri Books

About the show

A podcast run from a local indie bookstore in Montreal, Canada (Librairie Saint-Henri Books), dedicated to talking with the authors we stock.

Hosted by Sruti Islam and Alex Nierenhausen
Theme Songs by Gino Visconti and Michael Jaworski (@mikejaws)
Audio Production by Kyel Loadenthal

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Episodes

  • Episode 5: LSHB's Weird Era feat. Christine Smallwood

    March 11th, 2021  |  Season 1  |  44 mins 32 secs
    2021books, authors, bookclub, bookish, books, bookstore, christine smallwood, feminism, fiction, indiebooks, indiebookstore, interviews, librairiesthenribooks, literature, lshb, miscarriage, montreal, montrealbookstore, motherhood, mtl, sthenri, the life of the mind, weirdera, weirderapod

    Author and Critic Christine Smallwood discusses her debut novel, The Life of the Mind: ambient doubleness, waste, and a critic's sense of humour.

  • Episode 4: LSHB's Weird Era feat. Francesca Ekwuyasi

    March 4th, 2021  |  Season 1  |  44 mins 5 secs
    2021books, authors, bookclub, bookish, books, bookstore, butter honey pig breadmontreal, canada reads, canadian black authors, fiction, francesca ekwuyasi, indiebooks, indiebookstore, interviews, librairiesthenribooks, literature, lshb, montrealbookstore, mtl, sthenri, weirdera, weirderapod

    Alex talks to Francesca Ekwuyasi about her novel Butter Honey Pig Bread, food, and her 2021 Canada Reads nomination.

  • Episode 3: LSHB's Weird Era feat. Joni Murphy

    February 18th, 2021  |  Season 1  |  32 mins 54 secs
    2021books, authors, bookclub, bookish, books, bookstore, capitalism, fiction, indiebooks, indiebookstore, interviews, joni murphy, librairiesthenribooks, literature, lshb, montreal, montrealbookstore, mtl, sthenri, talking animals, weirdera, weirderapod

    Joni Murphy, author of Talking Animals, discusses capitalism, academia, and puns.

  • Episode 2: LSHB's Weird Era feat. Lauren Oyler

    February 11th, 2021  |  Season 1  |  41 mins 13 secs
    2021books, authors, bookclub, bookish, books, bookstore, fake accounts, fiction, indiebooks, indiebookstore, interviews, lauren oyler, librairiesthenribooks, literature, lshb, montreal, montrealbookstore, mtl, sthenri, weirdera, weirderapod

    Lauren Oyler discusses her debut novel Fake Accounts: book criticism, relationship anarchy, and moral purity.

  • Episode 1: LSHB's Weird Era feat. Torrey Peters

    February 5th, 2021  |  Season 1  |  34 mins 41 secs
    2021books, authors, bookclub, bookish, books, bookstore, detransition baby, detransitioning, fiction, gender, indiebooks, indiebookstore, interviews, librairiesthenribooks, literature, lshb, montreal, montrealbookstore, motherhood, mtl, sexuality, sthenri, torrey peters, trans, transgender, weirdera, weirderapod

    Bookseller, Sruti Islam, sits down to discuss Detransition, Baby—a debut novel by Torrey Peters.