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 Sebastián Lelio on the fantastic woman at the heart of his Oscar-nominated film2018-02-04 12:00:00
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82 Ursula K. Le Guin explored the nature of reality through her imaginative fiction2018-01-28 12:00:00
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83 Xiaolu Guo traces her life's unlikely journey from East to West2018-01-21 11:59:00
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84 'My grandparents were Nazis.' Novelist Rachel Seiffert mines her family's dark past2018-01-14 12:00:00
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85 Witi Ihimaera and Ali Cobby Eckermann on the power of Indigenous storytelling2018-01-07
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86 Julian Barnes on love, loss and Russian composer Dmitri Shostakovich2017-12-31
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87 Shirley Hazzard: looking back on her life of great adventure2017-12-24
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88 Edwidge Danticat on the powerful influence of her Haitian childhood2017-12-17
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89 From Zanzibar to England, Abdulrazak Gurnah explores the pain of dislocation2017-12-10
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90 Richard Holmes reflects on his life as a 'Romantic biographer'2017-12-03
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91 Colm Tóibín on redrawing Greek tragedy for modern times2017-11-26
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92 Novelist Anuradha Roy explores beauty, violence and power in modern India2017-11-19
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93 Remembering Leonard Cohen: biographer Sylvie Simmons on Montreal's beloved poet2017-11-12
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94 David Bellos on why 'Les Misérables' still resonates today2017-11-05
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95 George Saunders on his Man Booker Prize-winning novel, Lincoln in the Bardo2017-10-22
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96 Spanish novelist Javier Marías on secrets and betrayal — in politics and fiction2017-10-15
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97 Nobel Prize for Literature winner Kazuo Ishiguro on his novels of 'great emotional force'2017-10-08
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98 Daniel Mendelsohn on his journey with his father through Homer’s Odyssey2017-10-01
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99 Haifaa Al Mansour on Mary Shelley, the woman behind Frankenstein2017-09-24
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100 Kei Miller maps the intersections of race, class and privilege in Jamaica2017-09-17
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Kei Miller maps the intersections of race, class and privilege in Jamaica

The Jamaican poet, novelist and essayist spoke to Eleanor Wachtel about his award-winning collection "The Cartographer Tries to Map a Way to Zion," and his imaginative new novel, "Augustown."…read more