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 Lawrence Osborne on re-imagining Philip Marlowe, Raymond Chandler's iconic sleuth2018-09-16 12:00:00
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62 Teju Cole, Madeleine Thien and Dionne Brand on the places and spaces that inspire their writing2018-09-09 12:00:00
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63 Zadie Smith on the ups and downs of female friendship in Swing Time2018-09-02 12:00:00
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64 Ruth Ozeki, Chris Abani and Tash Aw on faces and identity2018-08-26 12:00:00
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65 Roddy Doyle on telling the stories of Dublin's working class - with wit and sensibility2018-08-19 12:00:00
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66 Marlon James on writing himself into a new life2018-08-12 12:00:00
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67 'I don't believe in God, but I miss him.' Julian Barnes on why he puts his faith in stories2018-08-05 12:00:00
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68 Pat Barker on how her grandfather's war wound inspired her WWI trilogy2018-07-29 12:00:00
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69 J. M. Coetzee on language, writing and the pleasure of reading2018-07-22 12:00:00
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70 Aravind Adiga paints a relentlessly bleak, yet surprisingly comic picture of modern India2018-07-15 12:00:00
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71 Peter Carey reimagines the life and death of Australian outlaw Ned Kelly2018-07-08 12:00:00
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72 Hilary Mantel vies for Golden Man Booker Award with Tudor novel, Wolf Hall2018-07-01 12:00:00
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73 In Warlight, Michael Ondaatje explores family secrets and betrayal2018-06-24 12:00:00
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74 Danzy Senna's darkly comic take on racial identity2018-06-17 12:00:00
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75 Jonas Hassen Khemiri crosses borders through words and imagination2018-06-10 12:00:00
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76 The incomparable Philip Roth: looking back on his life in fiction2018-06-03 12:00:00
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77 Rachel Kushner examines California's prison system in her new novel, The Mars Room2018-05-27 12:00:00
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78 Looking back at Tom Wolfe, groundbreaking author and journalist2018-05-20 12:00:00
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Looking back at Tom Wolfe, groundbreaking author and journalist

Regarded as a pioneer of New Journalism, the American author, journalist and essayist died on May 14 at the age of 88. He spoke with Eleanor Wachtel in 2005 about his novel, I Am Charlotte Simmons.…read more

79 From the Norse sagas to Björk — Hallgrímur Helgason on Iceland's explosion of culture2018-05-13 12:00:00
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80 From Hans Christian Andersen to hygge — Dorthe Nors on the Danish psyche2018-05-06 12:00:00
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