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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101 Colm Tóibín on redrawing Greek tragedy for modern times2017-11-26
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102 Novelist Anuradha Roy explores beauty, violence and power in modern India2017-11-19
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103 Remembering Leonard Cohen: biographer Sylvie Simmons on Montreal's beloved poet2017-11-12
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104 David Bellos on why 'Les Misérables' still resonates today2017-11-05
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David Bellos on why 'Les Misérables' still resonates today

Eleanor talks to biographer and translator David Bellos about 19th-century French writer, Victor Hugo, and the dramatic history behind Hugo's masterpiece, Les Misérables — the most frequently adapted novel of all time.…read more

105 George Saunders on his Man Booker Prize-winning novel, Lincoln in the Bardo2017-10-22
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106 Spanish novelist Javier Marías on secrets and betrayal — in politics and fiction2017-10-15
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107 Nobel Prize for Literature winner Kazuo Ishiguro on his novels of 'great emotional force'2017-10-08
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108 Daniel Mendelsohn on his journey with his father through Homer’s Odyssey2017-10-01
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109 Haifaa Al Mansour on Mary Shelley, the woman behind Frankenstein2017-09-24
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110 Philip Roth on his life in fiction2017-09-03
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111 Cartoonist Lynda Barry on reclaiming the art of child's play2017-08-27
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112 Graphic novelist Reinhard Kleist on Germany's refugees, then and now2017-08-20
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113 Margarethe von Trotta on telling the story of Germany through the eyes of women2017-08-13
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114 Edna O'Brien on fear, dreams and LSD2017-08-06
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115 Tracy K. Smith on life, death, poetry and outer space2017-07-30
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116 Patricia Grace on telling the stories of New Zealand's Indigenous people2017-07-23
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117 Edward Said's ideas about power and identity still resonate today2017-07-16 04:00:00
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118 Lara Vapnyar on life and death in the age of social media2017-02-05 05:00:00
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119 Jo Baker on imagining the story beneath the story2017-01-22 05:00:00
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120 Dutch writer Tommy Wieringa on what it means to be "home"2017-01-15 05:00:00
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