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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81 Remembering Leonard Cohen: biographer Sylvie Simmons on Montreal's beloved poet2017-11-12
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82 David Bellos on why 'Les Misérables' still resonates today2017-11-05
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83 Min Jin Lee on the untold story of Koreans in Japan2017-10-29
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84 George Saunders on his Man Booker Prize-winning novel, Lincoln in the Bardo2017-10-22
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85 Spanish novelist Javier Marías on secrets and betrayal — in politics and fiction2017-10-15
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86 Nobel Prize for Literature winner Kazuo Ishiguro on his novels of 'great emotional force'2017-10-08
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87 Daniel Mendelsohn on his journey with his father through Homer’s Odyssey2017-10-01
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88 Haifaa Al Mansour on Mary Shelley, the woman behind Frankenstein2017-09-24
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89 Kei Miller maps the intersections of race, class and privilege in Jamaica2017-09-17
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90 John le Carré on his legacy as a spy-turned-novelist2017-09-10
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91 Philip Roth on his life in fiction2017-09-03
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92 Cartoonist Lynda Barry on reclaiming the art of child's play2017-08-27
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Cartoonist Lynda Barry on reclaiming the art of child's play

In this conversation from 2009, Eleanor talks to American cartoonist Lynda Barry about her Filipino heritage, her friendship with Matt Groening, and her darkly funny and moving work, which revolves around the lives of children.…read more

93 Graphic novelist Reinhard Kleist on Germany's refugees, then and now2017-08-20
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94 Margarethe von Trotta on telling the story of Germany through the eyes of women2017-08-13
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95 Edna O'Brien on fear, dreams and LSD2017-08-06
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96 Tracy K. Smith on life, death, poetry and outer space2017-07-30
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97 Patricia Grace on telling the stories of New Zealand's Indigenous people2017-07-23
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98 Edward Said's ideas about power and identity still resonate today2017-07-16 04:00:00
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99 Lara Vapnyar on life and death in the age of social media2017-02-05 05:00:00
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100 Adam Hochschild on learning from dark moments in history2017-01-29 05:00:00
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