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 Mary Gaitskill: from bad behaviour to surprising tenderness2018-03-18 12:00:00
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102 With 'Bunk,' Kevin Young reminds us there's nothing new about fake news2018-03-11 12:00:00
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With 'Bunk,' Kevin Young reminds us there's nothing new about fake news

In his new book, the African American poet and essayist traces the history of the hoax — from P. T. Barnum to made-up memoirs — making the case that hoaxes are embedded in race.…read more

103 Ali Smith on the circular movement of time — in nature, life and art2018-03-04 12:00:00
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104 BONUS: James McBride on the complicated history of race in the United States2018-02-25 12:00:00
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105 Daniel Mendelsohn on his journey with his father through Homer's Odyssey2018-02-25 12:00:00
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106 Edna O'Brien: from Ireland's outcast to celebrated icon2018-02-18 12:00:00
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107 Kapka Kassabova on the untold stories of Bulgaria's haunted borderland2018-02-11 12:00:00
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108 Sebastián Lelio on the fantastic woman at the heart of his Oscar-nominated film2018-02-04 12:00:00
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109 Ursula K. Le Guin explored the nature of reality through her imaginative fiction2018-01-28 12:00:00
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110 Xiaolu Guo traces her life's unlikely journey from East to West2018-01-21 11:59:00
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111 'My grandparents were Nazis.' Novelist Rachel Seiffert mines her family's dark past2018-01-14 12:00:00
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112 Witi Ihimaera and Ali Cobby Eckermann on the power of Indigenous storytelling2018-01-07
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113 Julian Barnes on love, loss and Russian composer Dmitri Shostakovich2017-12-31
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114 Shirley Hazzard: looking back on her life of great adventure2017-12-24
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115 Edwidge Danticat on the powerful influence of her Haitian childhood2017-12-17
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116 From Zanzibar to England, Abdulrazak Gurnah explores the pain of dislocation2017-12-10
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117 Richard Holmes reflects on his life as a 'Romantic biographer'2017-12-03
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118 Colm Tóibín on redrawing Greek tragedy for modern times2017-11-26
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119 Novelist Anuradha Roy explores beauty, violence and power in modern India2017-11-19
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120 Remembering Leonard Cohen: biographer Sylvie Simmons on Montreal's beloved poet2017-11-12
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