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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61 Pat Barker on how her grandfather's war wound inspired her WWI trilogy2018-07-29 12:00:00
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62 J. M. Coetzee on language, writing and the pleasure of reading2018-07-22 12:00:00
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63 Aravind Adiga paints a relentlessly bleak, yet surprisingly comic picture of modern India2018-07-15 12:00:00
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64 Peter Carey reimagines the life and death of Australian outlaw Ned Kelly2018-07-08 12:00:00
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65 Hilary Mantel vies for Golden Man Booker Award with Tudor novel, Wolf Hall2018-07-01 12:00:00
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66 In Warlight, Michael Ondaatje explores family secrets and betrayal2018-06-24 12:00:00
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67 Danzy Senna's darkly comic take on racial identity2018-06-17 12:00:00
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68 Jonas Hassen Khemiri crosses borders through words and imagination2018-06-10 12:00:00
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69 The incomparable Philip Roth: looking back on his life in fiction2018-06-03 12:00:00
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70 Rachel Kushner examines California's prison system in her new novel, The Mars Room2018-05-27 12:00:00
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71 Looking back at Tom Wolfe, groundbreaking author and journalist2018-05-20 12:00:00
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72 From the Norse sagas to Björk — Hallgrímur Helgason on Iceland's explosion of culture2018-05-13 12:00:00
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73 From Hans Christian Andersen to hygge — Dorthe Nors on the Danish psyche2018-05-06 12:00:00
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74 Karl Ove Knausgaard: after My Struggle, a new outlook on the world2018-04-29 12:00:00
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75 The haunting world of Nordic noir, with Hans Rosenfeldt2018-04-22 12:00:00
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76 Philippe Sands maps the intersection of unspeakable crime and modern justice in East West Street2018-04-15 12:00:00
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77 How Jane Austen inspired Amma Asante's films about race and class in Britain2018-04-08 12:00:00
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78 James Ivory on his storied career and Oscar-winning screenplay2018-04-01 12:00:00
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79 ‘He was my best teacher.’ Liv Ullmann on the legendary Ingmar Bergman2018-03-25 12:00:00
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‘He was my best teacher.’ Liv Ullmann on the legendary Ingmar Bergman

From "Persona" to "Scenes from a Marriage," Norwegian actress Liv Ullmann captivated audiences in the films of Ingmar Bergman. But since the early '90s, she's found her true calling as a director. In 2014, Ullmann spoke to Eleanor Wachtel about her latest film, "Miss Julie," and about the special bond she shared with the Swedish master himself.…read more

80 Mary Gaitskill: from bad behaviour to surprising tenderness2018-03-18 12:00:00
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