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 Susan Orlean on loving libraries - and burning books2018-11-25 12:00:00
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22 'My mother was a Communist informant.' András Forgách explores his family's secret past2018-11-18 12:00:00
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23 Elliot Ackerman on the scars that remain once the battle is over2018-11-11 12:00:00
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24 Jeet Thayil on Baudelaire, drug addiction and his provocative novel, Narcopolis2018-11-04 12:00:00
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25 Lee Child on Jack Reacher and his larger-than-life crime thriller series2018-10-28 12:00:00
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26 Laurie Anderson on language, story and losing her archives to Hurricane Sandy2018-10-21 12:00:00
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27 Poet Terrance Hayes examines race and politics in the age of Trump2018-10-14 12:00:00
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28 Amitava Kumar on India, the U.S. and the indelible imprint of the immigrant experience2018-10-07 12:00:00
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29 Kathryn Harrison on how her grandparents saved her from a broken childhood2018-09-30 12:00:00
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30 Michael Winterbottom on the epic journey of his career in film2018-09-23 12:00:00
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31 Lawrence Osborne on re-imagining Philip Marlowe, Raymond Chandler's iconic sleuth2018-09-16 12:00:00
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32 Teju Cole, Madeleine Thien and Dionne Brand on the places and spaces that inspire their writing2018-09-09 12:00:00
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33 Zadie Smith on the ups and downs of female friendship in Swing Time2018-09-02 12:00:00
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34 Ruth Ozeki, Chris Abani and Tash Aw on faces and identity2018-08-26 12:00:00
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35 Roddy Doyle on telling the stories of Dublin's working class - with wit and sensibility2018-08-19 12:00:00
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36 Marlon James on writing himself into a new life2018-08-12 12:00:00
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37 'I don't believe in God, but I miss him.' Julian Barnes on why he puts his faith in stories2018-08-05 12:00:00
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38 Pat Barker on how her grandfather's war wound inspired her WWI trilogy2018-07-29 12:00:00
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Pat Barker on how her grandfather's war wound inspired her WWI trilogy

The English novelist talked to Eleanor Wachtel in 1997 about her powerful 'Regeneration' trilogy, which explored the impact of trench warfare on soldiers in World War I. The trilogy's final novel, 'The Ghost Road,' won the 1995 Man Booker Prize.…read more

39 J. M. Coetzee on language, writing and the pleasure of reading2018-07-22 12:00:00
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40 Aravind Adiga paints a relentlessly bleak, yet surprisingly comic picture of modern India2018-07-15 12:00:00
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