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 Marlon James on writing himself into a new life2018-08-12 12:00:00
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82 'I don't believe in God, but I miss him.' Julian Barnes on why he puts his faith in stories2018-08-05 12:00:00
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83 Pat Barker on how her grandfather's war wound inspired her WWI trilogy2018-07-29 12:00:00
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84 J. M. Coetzee on language, writing and the pleasure of reading2018-07-22 12:00:00
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85 Aravind Adiga paints a relentlessly bleak, yet surprisingly comic picture of modern India2018-07-15 12:00:00
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86 Peter Carey reimagines the life and death of Australian outlaw Ned Kelly2018-07-08 12:00:00
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87 Hilary Mantel vies for Golden Man Booker Award with Tudor novel, Wolf Hall2018-07-01 12:00:00
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88 In Warlight, Michael Ondaatje explores family secrets and betrayal2018-06-24 12:00:00
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89 Danzy Senna's darkly comic take on racial identity2018-06-17 12:00:00
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90 Jonas Hassen Khemiri crosses borders through words and imagination2018-06-10 12:00:00
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91 The incomparable Philip Roth: looking back on his life in fiction2018-06-03 12:00:00
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92 Rachel Kushner examines California's prison system in her new novel, The Mars Room2018-05-27 12:00:00
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93 Looking back at Tom Wolfe, groundbreaking author and journalist2018-05-20 12:00:00
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94 From the Norse sagas to Björk — Hallgrímur Helgason on Iceland's explosion of culture2018-05-13 12:00:00
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From the Norse sagas to Björk — Hallgrímur Helgason on Iceland's explosion of culture

Eleanor Wachtel talks to the prize-winning painter and novelist about Iceland's transformation from a forgotten nation to a booming cultural hub. Helgason's latest book, Woman at 1,000 Degrees, is an international bestseller.…read more

95 From Hans Christian Andersen to hygge — Dorthe Nors on the Danish psyche2018-05-06 12:00:00
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96 Karl Ove Knausgaard: after My Struggle, a new outlook on the world2018-04-29 12:00:00
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97 The haunting world of Nordic noir, with Hans Rosenfeldt2018-04-22 12:00:00
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98 Philippe Sands maps the intersection of unspeakable crime and modern justice in East West Street2018-04-15 12:00:00
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99 How Jane Austen inspired Amma Asante's films about race and class in Britain2018-04-08 12:00:00
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100 James Ivory on his storied career and Oscar-winning screenplay2018-04-01 12:00:00
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