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 Daniel Mendelsohn on his journey with his father through Homer's Odyssey2018-02-25 12:00:00
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22 Edna O'Brien: from Ireland's outcast to celebrated icon2018-02-18 12:00:00
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23 Kapka Kassabova on the untold stories of Bulgaria's haunted borderland2018-02-11 12:00:00
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24 Sebastián Lelio on the fantastic woman at the heart of his Oscar-nominated film2018-02-04 12:00:00
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25 Ursula K. Le Guin explored the nature of reality through her imaginative fiction2018-01-28 12:00:00
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26 Xiaolu Guo traces her life's unlikely journey from East to West2018-01-21 11:59:00
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27 'My grandparents were Nazis.' Novelist Rachel Seiffert mines her family's dark past2018-01-14 12:00:00
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28 Witi Ihimaera and Ali Cobby Eckermann on the power of Indigenous storytelling2018-01-07
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29 Julian Barnes on love, loss and Russian composer Dmitri Shostakovich2017-12-31
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30 Shirley Hazzard: looking back on her life of great adventure2017-12-24
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31 Edwidge Danticat on the powerful influence of her Haitian childhood2017-12-17
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32 From Zanzibar to England, Abdulrazak Gurnah explores the pain of dislocation2017-12-10
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33 Richard Holmes reflects on his life as a 'Romantic biographer'2017-12-03
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34 Colm Tóibín on redrawing Greek tragedy for modern times2017-11-26
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35 Novelist Anuradha Roy explores beauty, violence and power in modern India2017-11-19
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36 Remembering Leonard Cohen: biographer Sylvie Simmons on Montreal's beloved poet2017-11-12
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37 David Bellos on why 'Les Misérables' still resonates today2017-11-05
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David Bellos on why 'Les Misérables' still resonates today

Eleanor talks to biographer and translator David Bellos about 19th-century French writer, Victor Hugo, and the dramatic history behind Hugo's masterpiece, Les Misérables — the most frequently adapted novel of all time.…read more

38 Min Jin Lee on the untold story of Koreans in Japan2017-10-29
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39 George Saunders on his Man Booker Prize-winning novel, Lincoln in the Bardo2017-10-22
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40 Spanish novelist Javier Marías on secrets and betrayal — in politics and fiction2017-10-15
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