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 James Ivory on his storied career and Oscar-winning screenplay2018-04-01 12:00:00
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82 ‘He was my best teacher.’ Liv Ullmann on the legendary Ingmar Bergman2018-03-25 12:00:00
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83 Mary Gaitskill: from bad behaviour to surprising tenderness2018-03-18 12:00:00
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84 With 'Bunk,' Kevin Young reminds us there's nothing new about fake news2018-03-11 12:00:00
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85 Ali Smith on the circular movement of time — in nature, life and art2018-03-04 12:00:00
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86 BONUS: James McBride on the complicated history of race in the United States2018-02-25 12:00:00
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87 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

88 Edna O'Brien: from Ireland's outcast to celebrated icon2018-02-18 12:00:00
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89 Kapka Kassabova on the untold stories of Bulgaria's haunted borderland2018-02-11 12:00:00
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90 Sebastián Lelio on the fantastic woman at the heart of his Oscar-nominated film2018-02-04 12:00:00
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91 Ursula K. Le Guin explored the nature of reality through her imaginative fiction2018-01-28 12:00:00
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92 Xiaolu Guo traces her life's unlikely journey from East to West2018-01-21 11:59:00
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93 'My grandparents were Nazis.' Novelist Rachel Seiffert mines her family's dark past2018-01-14 12:00:00
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94 Witi Ihimaera and Ali Cobby Eckermann on the power of Indigenous storytelling2018-01-07
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95 Julian Barnes on love, loss and Russian composer Dmitri Shostakovich2017-12-31
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96 Shirley Hazzard: looking back on her life of great adventure2017-12-24
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97 Edwidge Danticat on the powerful influence of her Haitian childhood2017-12-17
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98 From Zanzibar to England, Abdulrazak Gurnah explores the pain of dislocation2017-12-10
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99 Richard Holmes reflects on his life as a 'Romantic biographer'2017-12-03
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100 Colm Tóibín on redrawing Greek tragedy for modern times2017-11-26
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