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 Edwidge Danticat on the powerful influence of her Haitian childhood2017-12-17
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42 From Zanzibar to England, Abdulrazak Gurnah explores the pain of dislocation2017-12-10
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43 Richard Holmes reflects on his life as a 'Romantic biographer'2017-12-03
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44 Colm Tóibín on redrawing Greek tragedy for modern times2017-11-26
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45 Novelist Anuradha Roy explores beauty, violence and power in modern India2017-11-19
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46 Remembering Leonard Cohen: biographer Sylvie Simmons on Montreal's beloved poet2017-11-12
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47 David Bellos on why 'Les Misérables' still resonates today2017-11-05
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48 Min Jin Lee on the untold story of Koreans in Japan2017-10-29
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49 George Saunders on his Man Booker Prize-winning novel, Lincoln in the Bardo2017-10-22
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50 Spanish novelist Javier Marías on secrets and betrayal — in politics and fiction2017-10-15
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51 Nobel Prize for Literature winner Kazuo Ishiguro on his novels of 'great emotional force'2017-10-08
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52 Daniel Mendelsohn on his journey with his father through Homer’s Odyssey2017-10-01
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53 Haifaa Al Mansour on Mary Shelley, the woman behind Frankenstein2017-09-24
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54 Kei Miller maps the intersections of race, class and privilege in Jamaica2017-09-17
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55 John le Carré on his legacy as a spy-turned-novelist2017-09-10
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56 Philip Roth on his life in fiction2017-09-03
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57 Cartoonist Lynda Barry on reclaiming the art of child's play2017-08-27
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58 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

59 Margarethe von Trotta on telling the story of Germany through the eyes of women2017-08-13
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60 Edna O'Brien on fear, dreams and LSD2017-08-06
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