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 Spanish novelist Javier Marías on secrets and betrayal — in politics and fiction2017-10-15
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82 Nobel Prize for Literature winner Kazuo Ishiguro on his novels of 'great emotional force'2017-10-08
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83 Daniel Mendelsohn on his journey with his father through Homer’s Odyssey2017-10-01
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84 Haifaa Al Mansour on Mary Shelley, the woman behind Frankenstein2017-09-24
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85 Kei Miller maps the intersections of race, class and privilege in Jamaica2017-09-17
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86 John le Carré on his legacy as a spy-turned-novelist2017-09-10
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87 Philip Roth on his life in fiction2017-09-03
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88 Cartoonist Lynda Barry on reclaiming the art of child's play2017-08-27
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89 Graphic novelist Reinhard Kleist on Germany's refugees, then and now2017-08-20
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90 Margarethe von Trotta on telling the story of Germany through the eyes of women2017-08-13
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91 Edna O'Brien on fear, dreams and LSD2017-08-06
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92 Tracy K. Smith on life, death, poetry and outer space2017-07-30
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Tracy K. Smith on life, death, poetry and outer space

In this conversation from 2016, Eleanor talks to the new Poet Laureate of the United States, Tracy K. Smith. Her last collection, "Life on Mars", won a Pulitzer Prize. Her memoir, "Ordinary Light", explores race, faith and her relationship with her mom.…read more

93 Patricia Grace on telling the stories of New Zealand's Indigenous people2017-07-23
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94 Edward Said's ideas about power and identity still resonate today2017-07-16 04:00:00
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95 Lara Vapnyar on life and death in the age of social media2017-02-05 05:00:00
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96 Adam Hochschild on learning from dark moments in history2017-01-29 05:00:00
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97 Jo Baker on imagining the story beneath the story2017-01-22 05:00:00
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98 Dutch writer Tommy Wieringa on what it means to be "home"2017-01-15 05:00:00
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99 Playwright David Hare on why some opinions are better than others2017-01-08 05:00:00
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100 Mohsin Hamid on "How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia"2017-01-01 05:00:00
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