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 William Atkins on the beauty, myths and harsh realities of desert life2019-04-07 12:00:00
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22 Aatish Taseer on religion, caste and power in modern India2019-03-31 12:00:00
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23 How John Grisham turned his passion for justice into bestselling legal thrillers2019-03-24 12:00:00
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24 To mark St. Patrick's Day, a conversation with Nobel Prize winner Seamus Heaney2019-03-17 12:00:00
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25 Nora Krug asks tough questions about her German family's wartime past2019-03-08 12:00:00
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26 Sarah Moss on Brexit, borders and the ghosts of England's Iron Age2019-03-03 12:00:00
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27 Opera superstar Jessye Norman reflects on political activism and her 50-year career in music2019-02-24 12:00:00
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28 Diana Athill: looking back at a remarkable literary life and career2019-02-17 12:00:00
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29 Vesna Goldsworthy on re-imagining The Great Gatsby and Anna Karenina2019-02-10 12:00:00
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30 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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31 Esther Kinsky on the ebb and flow of memory in River2019-01-27 12:00:00
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32 Ondjaki captures the humour and heartache of life in his hometown, Luanda2019-01-20 12:00:00
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33 Nadine Labaki highlights the heroism of children in Beirut in her new film, Capernaum2019-01-13 12:00:00
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34 Kiese Laymon bears the weight of a difficult past in his powerful memoir, Heavy2019-01-06 12:00:00
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35 Patti Smith on the immediacy of photography - and why she prefers Polaroids2018-12-30 12:00:00
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Patti Smith on the immediacy of photography - and why she prefers Polaroids

The iconic American musician, writer and photographer talked to Eleanor Wachtel onstage in 2013 to celebrate the launch of her photo exhibit, Camera Solo.…read more

36 Alain Mabanckou on his profound connection to the Republic of the Congo2018-12-23 12:00:00
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37 The enduring magic of The Little Prince: with Stacy Schiff, Mark Osborne and Éric Dupont2018-12-16 12:00:00
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38 Pat Barker on giving voice to the enslaved women of Homer's Iliad2018-12-09 12:00:00
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39 Bernardo Bertolucci on the art and poetry of cinema2018-12-02 12:00:00
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40 Susan Orlean on loving libraries - and burning books2018-11-25 12:00:00
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