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 Rachel Kushner examines California's prison system in her new novel, The Mars Room2018-05-27 12:00:00
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82 Looking back at Tom Wolfe, groundbreaking author and journalist2018-05-20 12:00:00
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83 From the Norse sagas to Björk — Hallgrímur Helgason on Iceland's explosion of culture2018-05-13 12:00:00
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84 From Hans Christian Andersen to hygge — Dorthe Nors on the Danish psyche2018-05-06 12:00:00
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85 Karl Ove Knausgaard: after My Struggle, a new outlook on the world2018-04-29 12:00:00
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86 The haunting world of Nordic noir, with Hans Rosenfeldt2018-04-22 12:00:00
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87 Philippe Sands maps the intersection of unspeakable crime and modern justice in East West Street2018-04-15 12:00:00
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88 How Jane Austen inspired Amma Asante's films about race and class in Britain2018-04-08 12:00:00
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89 James Ivory on his storied career and Oscar-winning screenplay2018-04-01 12:00:00
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90 ‘He was my best teacher.’ Liv Ullmann on the legendary Ingmar Bergman2018-03-25 12:00:00
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91 Mary Gaitskill: from bad behaviour to surprising tenderness2018-03-18 12:00:00
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92 With 'Bunk,' Kevin Young reminds us there's nothing new about fake news2018-03-11 12:00:00
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93 Ali Smith on the circular movement of time — in nature, life and art2018-03-04 12:00:00
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94 BONUS: James McBride on the complicated history of race in the United States2018-02-25 12:00:00
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95 Daniel Mendelsohn on his journey with his father through Homer's Odyssey2018-02-25 12:00:00
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Daniel Mendelsohn on his journey with his father through Homer's Odyssey

Eleanor talks to the American writer and classicist about his recent memoir, "An Odyssey: A Father, a Son, and an Epic." The book explores Mendelsohn's relationship with his late father, and the "Odyssey Cruise" they took together, retracing the journey of Homer's Greek hero.…read more

96 Edna O'Brien: from Ireland's outcast to celebrated icon2018-02-18 12:00:00
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97 Kapka Kassabova on the untold stories of Bulgaria's haunted borderland2018-02-11 12:00:00
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98 Sebastián Lelio on the fantastic woman at the heart of his Oscar-nominated film2018-02-04 12:00:00
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99 Ursula K. Le Guin explored the nature of reality through her imaginative fiction2018-01-28 12:00:00
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100 Xiaolu Guo traces her life's unlikely journey from East to West2018-01-21 11:59:00
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