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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121 David Bellos on why 'Les Misérables' still resonates today2017-11-05
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122 George Saunders on his Man Booker Prize-winning novel, Lincoln in the Bardo2017-10-22
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123 Spanish novelist Javier Marías on secrets and betrayal — in politics and fiction2017-10-15
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124 Nobel Prize for Literature winner Kazuo Ishiguro on his novels of 'great emotional force'2017-10-08
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125 Daniel Mendelsohn on his journey with his father through Homer’s Odyssey2017-10-01
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126 Haifaa Al Mansour on Mary Shelley, the woman behind Frankenstein2017-09-24
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127 Philip Roth on his life in fiction2017-09-03
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128 Cartoonist Lynda Barry on reclaiming the art of child's play2017-08-27
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129 Graphic novelist Reinhard Kleist on Germany's refugees, then and now2017-08-20
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130 Margarethe von Trotta on telling the story of Germany through the eyes of women2017-08-13
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131 Edna O'Brien on fear, dreams and LSD2017-08-06
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132 Tracy K. Smith on life, death, poetry and outer space2017-07-30
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133 Patricia Grace on telling the stories of New Zealand's Indigenous people2017-07-23
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134 Edward Said's ideas about power and identity still resonate today2017-07-16 04:00:00
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135 Lara Vapnyar on life and death in the age of social media2017-02-05 05:00:00
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136 Jo Baker on imagining the story beneath the story2017-01-22 05:00:00
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137 Dutch writer Tommy Wieringa on what it means to be "home"2017-01-15 05:00:00
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138 Playwright David Hare on why some opinions are better than others2017-01-08 05:00:00
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139 Mohsin Hamid on "How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia"2017-01-01 05:00:00
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Mohsin Hamid on "How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia"

From 2014, Eleanor speaks with Pakistani writer Mohsin Hamid, author of the hit novel, "The Reluctant Fundamentalist". His recent book - "How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia" - explores ambition, corruption and the disruptive effects of urbanization.…read more

140 Malcolm Gladwell on underdogs, outliers, and the power of limitations2016-12-26 05:00:00
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