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 Nobel Prize for Literature winner Kazuo Ishiguro on his novels of 'great emotional force'2017-10-08
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42 Daniel Mendelsohn on his journey with his father through Homer’s Odyssey2017-10-01
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43 Haifaa Al Mansour on Mary Shelley, the woman behind Frankenstein2017-09-24
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44 Kei Miller maps the intersections of race, class and privilege in Jamaica2017-09-17
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45 John le Carré on his legacy as a spy-turned-novelist2017-09-10
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46 Philip Roth on his life in fiction2017-09-03
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47 Cartoonist Lynda Barry on reclaiming the art of child's play2017-08-27
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48 Graphic novelist Reinhard Kleist on Germany's refugees, then and now2017-08-20
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Graphic novelist Reinhard Kleist on Germany's refugees, then and now

Eleanor speaks to the award-winning German comic book artist about his wide-ranging subjects — from Johnny Cash; to a man who escaped Auschwitz by boxing; to Samia Yusuf Omar, a Somalian Olympic runner who drowned trying to reach Europe.…read more

49 Margarethe von Trotta on telling the story of Germany through the eyes of women2017-08-13
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50 Edna O'Brien on fear, dreams and LSD2017-08-06
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51 Tracy K. Smith on life, death, poetry and outer space2017-07-30
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52 Patricia Grace on telling the stories of New Zealand's Indigenous people2017-07-23
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53 Edward Said's ideas about power and identity still resonate today2017-07-16 04:00:00
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54 Lara Vapnyar on life and death in the age of social media2017-02-05 05:00:00
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55 Adam Hochschild on learning from dark moments in history2017-01-29 05:00:00
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56 Jo Baker on imagining the story beneath the story2017-01-22 05:00:00
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57 Dutch writer Tommy Wieringa on what it means to be "home"2017-01-15 05:00:00
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58 Playwright David Hare on why some opinions are better than others2017-01-08 05:00:00
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59 Mohsin Hamid on "How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia"2017-01-01 05:00:00
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60 Malcolm Gladwell on underdogs, outliers, and the power of limitations2016-12-26 05:00:00
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