We’ve just recently released our 2022 Festival Reading List, filled with over 115 exceptional books and authors that will be joining the Vancouver Writers Fest from October 17–23. In this special episode of the Books & Ideas Audio podcast, Artistic Director Leslie Hurtig introduces the Reading List, and outlines the fascinating process of programming our October Festival, and the many considerations behind the selection of titles. Next, Vancouver Writers Fest staff eagerly share some of the books we’re personally most excited about bringing to this year’s Festival. Dive into this year’s lineup of entertaining and inspiring books with us!