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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41 Ali Smith on the circular movement of time — in nature, life and art2018-03-04 12:00:00
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42 Daniel Mendelsohn on his journey with his father through Homer's Odyssey2018-02-25 12:00:00
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43 BONUS: James McBride on the complicated history of race in the United States2018-02-25 12:00:00
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44 Edna O'Brien: from Ireland's outcast to celebrated icon2018-02-18 12:00:00
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45 Kapka Kassabova on the untold stories of Bulgaria's haunted borderland2018-02-11 12:00:00
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46 Sebastián Lelio on the fantastic woman at the heart of his Oscar-nominated film2018-02-04 12:00:00
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47 Ursula K. Le Guin explored the nature of reality through her imaginative fiction2018-01-28 12:00:00
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48 Xiaolu Guo traces her life's unlikely journey from East to West2018-01-21 11:59:00
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49 'My grandparents were Nazis.' Novelist Rachel Seiffert mines her family's dark past2018-01-14 12:00:00
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50 Witi Ihimaera and Ali Cobby Eckermann on the power of Indigenous storytelling2018-01-07
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51 Julian Barnes on love, loss and Russian composer Dmitri Shostakovich2017-12-31
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52 Shirley Hazzard: looking back on her life of great adventure2017-12-24
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53 Edwidge Danticat on the powerful influence of her Haitian childhood2017-12-17
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Edwidge Danticat on the powerful influence of her Haitian childhood

The Haitian-American writer has won the 2018 Neustadt International Prize for Literature, also known as the 'American Nobel.' In this conversation from 2013, Danticat talks to Eleanor Wachtel about her novel, Claire of the Sea Light.…read more

54 From Zanzibar to England, Abdulrazak Gurnah explores the pain of dislocation2017-12-10
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55 Richard Holmes reflects on his life as a 'Romantic biographer'2017-12-03
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56 Colm Tóibín on redrawing Greek tragedy for modern times2017-11-26
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57 Novelist Anuradha Roy explores beauty, violence and power in modern India2017-11-19
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58 Remembering Leonard Cohen: biographer Sylvie Simmons on Montreal's beloved poet2017-11-12
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59 David Bellos on why 'Les Misérables' still resonates today2017-11-05
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60 Min Jin Lee on the untold story of Koreans in Japan2017-10-29
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