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 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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42 Esther Kinsky on the ebb and flow of memory in River2019-01-27 12:00:00
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43 Ondjaki captures the humour and heartache of life in his hometown, Luanda2019-01-20 12:00:00
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44 Nadine Labaki highlights the heroism of children in Beirut in her new film, Capernaum2019-01-13 12:00:00
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45 Kiese Laymon bears the weight of a difficult past in his powerful memoir, Heavy2019-01-06 12:00:00
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46 Patti Smith on the immediacy of photography - and why she prefers Polaroids2018-12-30 12:00:00
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47 Alain Mabanckou on his profound connection to the Republic of the Congo2018-12-23 12:00:00
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48 The enduring magic of The Little Prince: with Stacy Schiff, Mark Osborne and Éric Dupont2018-12-16 12:00:00
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49 Pat Barker on giving voice to the enslaved women of Homer's Iliad2018-12-09 12:00:00
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50 Bernardo Bertolucci on the art and poetry of cinema2018-12-02 12:00:00
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51 Susan Orlean on loving libraries - and burning books2018-11-25 12:00:00
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52 'My mother was a Communist informant.' András Forgách explores his family's secret past2018-11-18 12:00:00
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53 Elliot Ackerman on the scars that remain once the battle is over2018-11-11 12:00:00
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54 Jeet Thayil on Baudelaire, drug addiction and his provocative novel, Narcopolis2018-11-04 12:00:00
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55 Lee Child on Jack Reacher and his larger-than-life crime thriller series2018-10-28 12:00:00
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56 Laurie Anderson on language, story and losing her archives to Hurricane Sandy2018-10-21 12:00:00
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57 Poet Terrance Hayes examines race and politics in the age of Trump2018-10-14 12:00:00
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58 Amitava Kumar on India, the U.S. and the indelible imprint of the immigrant experience2018-10-07 12:00:00
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59 Kathryn Harrison on how her grandparents saved her from a broken childhood2018-09-30 12:00:00
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Kathryn Harrison on how her grandparents saved her from a broken childhood

From her painful relationship with her mother, to her sexual affair with her father, Kathryn Harrison's memoirs explore her troubled past with remarkable honesty and insight. Now her new book, On Sunset, tells the story of the unusual, well-travelled grandparents who raised her.…read more

60 Michael Winterbottom on the epic journey of his career in film2018-09-23 12:00:00
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