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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101 Pat Barker on how her grandfather's war wound inspired her WWI trilogy2018-07-29 12:00:00
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Pat Barker on how her grandfather's war wound inspired her WWI trilogy

The English novelist talked to Eleanor Wachtel in 1997 about her powerful 'Regeneration' trilogy, which explored the impact of trench warfare on soldiers in World War I. The trilogy's final novel, 'The Ghost Road,' won the 1995 Man Booker Prize.…read more

102 J. M. Coetzee on language, writing and the pleasure of reading2018-07-22 12:00:00
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103 Aravind Adiga paints a relentlessly bleak, yet surprisingly comic picture of modern India2018-07-15 12:00:00
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104 Peter Carey reimagines the life and death of Australian outlaw Ned Kelly2018-07-08 12:00:00
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105 Hilary Mantel vies for Golden Man Booker Award with Tudor novel, Wolf Hall2018-07-01 12:00:00
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106 In Warlight, Michael Ondaatje explores family secrets and betrayal2018-06-24 12:00:00
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107 Danzy Senna's darkly comic take on racial identity2018-06-17 12:00:00
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108 Jonas Hassen Khemiri crosses borders through words and imagination2018-06-10 12:00:00
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109 The incomparable Philip Roth: looking back on his life in fiction2018-06-03 12:00:00
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110 Rachel Kushner examines California's prison system in her new novel, The Mars Room2018-05-27 12:00:00
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111 Looking back at Tom Wolfe, groundbreaking author and journalist2018-05-20 12:00:00
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112 From the Norse sagas to Björk — Hallgrímur Helgason on Iceland's explosion of culture2018-05-13 12:00:00
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113 From Hans Christian Andersen to hygge — Dorthe Nors on the Danish psyche2018-05-06 12:00:00
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114 Karl Ove Knausgaard: after My Struggle, a new outlook on the world2018-04-29 12:00:00
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115 The haunting world of Nordic noir, with Hans Rosenfeldt2018-04-22 12:00:00
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116 Philippe Sands maps the intersection of unspeakable crime and modern justice in East West Street2018-04-15 12:00:00
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117 How Jane Austen inspired Amma Asante's films about race and class in Britain2018-04-08 12:00:00
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118 James Ivory on his storied career and Oscar-winning screenplay2018-04-01 12:00:00
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119 ‘He was my best teacher.’ Liv Ullmann on the legendary Ingmar Bergman2018-03-25 12:00:00
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120 Mary Gaitskill: from bad behaviour to surprising tenderness2018-03-18 12:00:00
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