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Acclaimed actress and director Jodie Foster talks about her new film, The Mauritanian, and how it fits into a career full of roles that involve fighting for justice. Hollywood writer and producer Rodney Barnes discusses his graphic novel series Killadelphia — about a vampire who was once a U.S. president — and how the story weaves in the deeper themes of history, family and race. Singer-songwriter Scott Helman talks about championing Two Trees Make a Forest by Jessica J. Lee in this year's Canada Reads debates. Composer Michael Brook explains how he invented the infinite guitar, the instrument famously heard on U2's hit song, With or Without You.