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 ‘He was my best teacher.’ Liv Ullmann on the legendary Ingmar Bergman2018-03-25 12:00:00
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82 Mary Gaitskill: from bad behaviour to surprising tenderness2018-03-18 12:00:00
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Mary Gaitskill: from bad behaviour to surprising tenderness

Eleanor Wachtel speaks to literature's "bad girl," American writer Mary Gaitskill. In a book of essays, Gaitskill explores her unexpected bond with three inner-city children, her complicated relationship with her dying father, and the profound grief she experienced when her beloved kitten went missing.…read more

83 With 'Bunk,' Kevin Young reminds us there's nothing new about fake news2018-03-11 12:00:00
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84 Ali Smith on the circular movement of time — in nature, life and art2018-03-04 12:00:00
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85 BONUS: James McBride on the complicated history of race in the United States2018-02-25 12:00:00
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86 Daniel Mendelsohn on his journey with his father through Homer's Odyssey2018-02-25 12:00:00
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87 Edna O'Brien: from Ireland's outcast to celebrated icon2018-02-18 12:00:00
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88 Kapka Kassabova on the untold stories of Bulgaria's haunted borderland2018-02-11 12:00:00
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89 Sebastián Lelio on the fantastic woman at the heart of his Oscar-nominated film2018-02-04 12:00:00
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90 Ursula K. Le Guin explored the nature of reality through her imaginative fiction2018-01-28 12:00:00
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91 Xiaolu Guo traces her life's unlikely journey from East to West2018-01-21 11:59:00
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92 'My grandparents were Nazis.' Novelist Rachel Seiffert mines her family's dark past2018-01-14 12:00:00
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93 Witi Ihimaera and Ali Cobby Eckermann on the power of Indigenous storytelling2018-01-07
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94 Julian Barnes on love, loss and Russian composer Dmitri Shostakovich2017-12-31
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95 Shirley Hazzard: looking back on her life of great adventure2017-12-24
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96 Edwidge Danticat on the powerful influence of her Haitian childhood2017-12-17
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97 From Zanzibar to England, Abdulrazak Gurnah explores the pain of dislocation2017-12-10
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98 Richard Holmes reflects on his life as a 'Romantic biographer'2017-12-03
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99 Colm Tóibín on redrawing Greek tragedy for modern times2017-11-26
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100 Novelist Anuradha Roy explores beauty, violence and power in modern India2017-11-19
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