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 How Jane Austen inspired Amma Asante's films about race and class in Britain2018-04-08 12:00:00
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82 James Ivory on his storied career and Oscar-winning screenplay2018-04-01 12:00:00
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83 ‘He was my best teacher.’ Liv Ullmann on the legendary Ingmar Bergman2018-03-25 12:00:00
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84 Mary Gaitskill: from bad behaviour to surprising tenderness2018-03-18 12:00:00
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85 With 'Bunk,' Kevin Young reminds us there's nothing new about fake news2018-03-11 12:00:00
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86 Ali Smith on the circular movement of time — in nature, life and art2018-03-04 12:00:00
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87 BONUS: James McBride on the complicated history of race in the United States2018-02-25 12:00:00
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88 Daniel Mendelsohn on his journey with his father through Homer's Odyssey2018-02-25 12:00:00
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89 Edna O'Brien: from Ireland's outcast to celebrated icon2018-02-18 12:00:00
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Edna O'Brien: from Ireland's outcast to celebrated icon

Her books were burned and banned, but Edna O'Brien's writing opened up a new chapter in modern Irish literature. Eleanor Wachtel talks to the 2018 winner of the PEN/Nabokov award about her controversial first novel, her mother, and breaking down "social and sexual barriers for women in Ireland and beyond."…read more

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