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 Opera superstar Jessye Norman reflects on political activism and her 50-year career in music2019-02-24 12:00:00
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22 Diana Athill: looking back at a remarkable literary life and career2019-02-17 12:00:00
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23 Vesna Goldsworthy on re-imagining The Great Gatsby and Anna Karenina2019-02-10 12:00:00
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24 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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25 Esther Kinsky on the ebb and flow of memory in River2019-01-27 12:00:00
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26 Ondjaki captures the humour and heartache of life in his hometown, Luanda2019-01-20 12:00:00
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27 Nadine Labaki highlights the heroism of children in Beirut in her new film, Capernaum2019-01-13 12:00:00
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Nadine Labaki highlights the heroism of children in Beirut in her new film, Capernaum

The Lebanese filmmaker made history last year when she became the first female Arab director to win a major prize in competition at Cannes. Nadine Labaki talks to Eleanor Wachtel about her powerful new film, working with a cast of young nonprofessional actors, and the importance of telling Lebanese stories from a woman's perspective…read more

28 Kiese Laymon bears the weight of a difficult past in his powerful memoir, Heavy2019-01-06 12:00:00
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29 Patti Smith on the immediacy of photography - and why she prefers Polaroids2018-12-30 12:00:00
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30 Alain Mabanckou on his profound connection to the Republic of the Congo2018-12-23 12:00:00
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31 The enduring magic of The Little Prince: with Stacy Schiff, Mark Osborne and Éric Dupont2018-12-16 12:00:00
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32 Pat Barker on giving voice to the enslaved women of Homer's Iliad2018-12-09 12:00:00
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33 Bernardo Bertolucci on the art and poetry of cinema2018-12-02 12:00:00
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34 Susan Orlean on loving libraries - and burning books2018-11-25 12:00:00
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35 'My mother was a Communist informant.' András Forgách explores his family's secret past2018-11-18 12:00:00
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36 Elliot Ackerman on the scars that remain once the battle is over2018-11-11 12:00:00
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37 Jeet Thayil on Baudelaire, drug addiction and his provocative novel, Narcopolis2018-11-04 12:00:00
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38 Lee Child on Jack Reacher and his larger-than-life crime thriller series2018-10-28 12:00:00
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39 Laurie Anderson on language, story and losing her archives to Hurricane Sandy2018-10-21 12:00:00
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40 Poet Terrance Hayes examines race and politics in the age of Trump2018-10-14 12:00:00
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