Roger Mooking on defending Butter Honey Pig Bread on Canada Reads
Chef, recording artist and Food Network/Cooking Channel TV host Roger Mooking talks about defending Butter Honey Pig Bread by Francesca Ekwuyasi on CBC's Canada Reads.
On this year's Canada Reads theme, One Book to Transport Us: "It's a book that transports you to Nigeria, there's London, there's Halifax, there's Montreal. The whole theme this year is about transporting the reader, so it definitely fits that. But it's really about a family that has experienced several traumas. Some of them are mental health related, some are spiritual and some are physical traumas of the worst kind. The book is about how they survive that and how their relationships are affected, and, eventually, repaired. I think that's something everybody can relate to. It's one of the best books I've read in my life, it's fantastic, really incredible."
This year's Canada Reads will take place March 8-11, 2021!
To read more about Roger on Canada Reads, and to hear a conversation with him, click here.