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 Doris Lessing on how her childhood in Zimbabwe shaped her visionary fiction2019-05-19 12:00:00
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42 Imani Perry on the remarkable life and legacy of Lorraine Hansberry, author of A Raisin in the Sun2019-05-12 12:00:00
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43 Whit Stillman on Jane Austen's diabolical, amoral and utterly charming Lady Susan2019-05-05 12:00:00
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44 Widely-acclaimed Irish novelist Sally Rooney offers a sharp and witty take on love, sex, class and politics2019-04-28 12:00:00
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45 Looking back at the extraordinary Simone de Beauvoir on the 70th anniversary of The Second Sex2019-04-21 12:00:00
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46 How the true story of the 'American Taliban' led to John Wray's new novel, Godsend2019-04-14 12:00:00
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47 William Atkins on the beauty, myths and harsh realities of desert life2019-04-07 12:00:00
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William Atkins on the beauty, myths and harsh realities of desert life

The British author spoke to Eleanor Wachtel about the literary allure and mystique of the world's driest, hottest places - as well as the troubling impact of migration, nuclear testing and environmental disaster.…read more

48 Aatish Taseer on religion, caste and power in modern India2019-03-31 12:00:00
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49 How John Grisham turned his passion for justice into bestselling legal thrillers2019-03-24 12:00:00
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50 To mark St. Patrick's Day, a conversation with Nobel Prize winner Seamus Heaney2019-03-17 12:00:00
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51 Nora Krug asks tough questions about her German family's wartime past2019-03-08 12:00:00
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52 Sarah Moss on Brexit, borders and the ghosts of England's Iron Age2019-03-03 12:00:00
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53 Opera superstar Jessye Norman reflects on political activism and her 50-year career in music2019-02-24 12:00:00
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54 Diana Athill: looking back at a remarkable literary life and career2019-02-17 12:00:00
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55 Vesna Goldsworthy on re-imagining The Great Gatsby and Anna Karenina2019-02-10 12:00:00
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56 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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57 Esther Kinsky on the ebb and flow of memory in River2019-01-27 12:00:00
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58 Ondjaki captures the humour and heartache of life in his hometown, Luanda2019-01-20 12:00:00
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59 Nadine Labaki highlights the heroism of children in Beirut in her new film, Capernaum2019-01-13 12:00:00
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60 Kiese Laymon bears the weight of a difficult past in his powerful memoir, Heavy2019-01-06 12:00:00
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