Writers and Company from CBC Radio

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CBC Radio's Writers and Company offers an opportunity to explore in depth the lives, thoughts and works of remarkable writers from around the world. Hosted by Eleanor Wachtel.

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Writers and Company from CBC Radio

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21 How John Grisham turned his passion for justice into bestselling legal thrillers2019-03-24 12:00:00
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22 To mark St. Patrick's Day, a conversation with Nobel Prize winner Seamus Heaney2019-03-17 12:00:00
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23 Nora Krug asks tough questions about her German family's wartime past2019-03-08 12:00:00
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24 Sarah Moss on Brexit, borders and the ghosts of England's Iron Age2019-03-03 12:00:00
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25 Opera superstar Jessye Norman reflects on political activism and her 50-year career in music2019-02-24 12:00:00
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26 Diana Athill: looking back at a remarkable literary life and career2019-02-17 12:00:00
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27 Vesna Goldsworthy on re-imagining The Great Gatsby and Anna Karenina2019-02-10 12:00:00
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28 Juan Gabriel Vásquez on how Colombia's violent past has shaped his fiction and his life2019-02-03 12:00:00
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29 Esther Kinsky on the ebb and flow of memory in River2019-01-27 12:00:00
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30 Ondjaki captures the humour and heartache of life in his hometown, Luanda2019-01-20 12:00:00
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31 Nadine Labaki highlights the heroism of children in Beirut in her new film, Capernaum2019-01-13 12:00:00
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32 Kiese Laymon bears the weight of a difficult past in his powerful memoir, Heavy2019-01-06 12:00:00
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33 Patti Smith on the immediacy of photography - and why she prefers Polaroids2018-12-30 12:00:00
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34 Alain Mabanckou on his profound connection to the Republic of the Congo2018-12-23 12:00:00
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35 The enduring magic of The Little Prince: with Stacy Schiff, Mark Osborne and Éric Dupont2018-12-16 12:00:00
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36 Pat Barker on giving voice to the enslaved women of Homer's Iliad2018-12-09 12:00:00
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37 Bernardo Bertolucci on the art and poetry of cinema2018-12-02 12:00:00
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Bernardo Bertolucci on the art and poetry of cinema

Eleanor Wachtel's 2001 conversation with the Oscar-winning Italian filmmaker, who died on Nov. 26, 2018, at the age of 77.…read more

38 Susan Orlean on loving libraries - and burning books2018-11-25 12:00:00
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39 'My mother was a Communist informant.' András Forgách explores his family's secret past2018-11-18 12:00:00
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40 Elliot Ackerman on the scars that remain once the battle is over2018-11-11 12:00:00
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