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 Julian Barnes on love, loss and Russian composer Dmitri Shostakovich2017-12-31
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Julian Barnes on love, loss and Russian composer Dmitri Shostakovich

In this intimate, onstage conversation from 2016, British writer Julian Barnes talks to Eleanor Wachtel about his recent novel, The Noise of Time, and how writing has helped him cope with the death of his wife.…read more

22 Shirley Hazzard: looking back on her life of great adventure2017-12-24
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23 Edwidge Danticat on the powerful influence of her Haitian childhood2017-12-17
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24 From Zanzibar to England, Abdulrazak Gurnah explores the pain of dislocation2017-12-10
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25 Richard Holmes reflects on his life as a 'Romantic biographer'2017-12-03
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26 Colm Tóibín on redrawing Greek tragedy for modern times2017-11-26
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27 Novelist Anuradha Roy explores beauty, violence and power in modern India2017-11-19
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28 Remembering Leonard Cohen: biographer Sylvie Simmons on Montreal's beloved poet2017-11-12
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29 David Bellos on why 'Les Misérables' still resonates today2017-11-05
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30 Min Jin Lee on the untold story of Koreans in Japan2017-10-29
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31 George Saunders on his Man Booker Prize-winning novel, Lincoln in the Bardo2017-10-22
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32 Spanish novelist Javier Marías on secrets and betrayal — in politics and fiction2017-10-15
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33 Nobel Prize for Literature winner Kazuo Ishiguro on his novels of 'great emotional force'2017-10-08
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34 Daniel Mendelsohn on his journey with his father through Homer’s Odyssey2017-10-01
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35 Haifaa Al Mansour on Mary Shelley, the woman behind Frankenstein2017-09-24
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36 Kei Miller maps the intersections of race, class and privilege in Jamaica2017-09-17
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37 John le Carré on his legacy as a spy-turned-novelist2017-09-10
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38 Philip Roth on his life in fiction2017-09-03
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39 Cartoonist Lynda Barry on reclaiming the art of child's play2017-08-27
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40 Graphic novelist Reinhard Kleist on Germany's refugees, then and now2017-08-20
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