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 BONUS: James McBride on the complicated history of race in the United States2018-02-25 12:00:00
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62 Daniel Mendelsohn on his journey with his father through Homer's Odyssey2018-02-25 12:00:00
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63 Edna O'Brien: from Ireland's outcast to celebrated icon2018-02-18 12:00:00
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64 Kapka Kassabova on the untold stories of Bulgaria's haunted borderland2018-02-11 12:00:00
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65 Sebastián Lelio on the fantastic woman at the heart of his Oscar-nominated film2018-02-04 12:00:00
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66 Ursula K. Le Guin explored the nature of reality through her imaginative fiction2018-01-28 12:00:00
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67 Xiaolu Guo traces her life's unlikely journey from East to West2018-01-21 11:59:00
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68 'My grandparents were Nazis.' Novelist Rachel Seiffert mines her family's dark past2018-01-14 12:00:00
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69 Witi Ihimaera and Ali Cobby Eckermann on the power of Indigenous storytelling2018-01-07
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70 Julian Barnes on love, loss and Russian composer Dmitri Shostakovich2017-12-31
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71 Shirley Hazzard: looking back on her life of great adventure2017-12-24
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72 Edwidge Danticat on the powerful influence of her Haitian childhood2017-12-17
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73 From Zanzibar to England, Abdulrazak Gurnah explores the pain of dislocation2017-12-10
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74 Richard Holmes reflects on his life as a 'Romantic biographer'2017-12-03
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75 Colm Tóibín on redrawing Greek tragedy for modern times2017-11-26
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76 Novelist Anuradha Roy explores beauty, violence and power in modern India2017-11-19
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77 Remembering Leonard Cohen: biographer Sylvie Simmons on Montreal's beloved poet2017-11-12
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Remembering Leonard Cohen: biographer Sylvie Simmons on Montreal's beloved poet

Eleanor speaks to Sylvie Simmons, author of the bestselling biography "I'm Your Man: The Life of Leonard Cohen," about the man behind the music, poetry and fiction — his early influences, struggles with depression, spiritual explorations, and more.…read more

78 David Bellos on why 'Les Misérables' still resonates today2017-11-05
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79 Min Jin Lee on the untold story of Koreans in Japan2017-10-29
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80 George Saunders on his Man Booker Prize-winning novel, Lincoln in the Bardo2017-10-22
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