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 Edwidge Danticat on the powerful influence of her Haitian childhood2017-12-17
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122 From Zanzibar to England, Abdulrazak Gurnah explores the pain of dislocation2017-12-10
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123 Richard Holmes reflects on his life as a 'Romantic biographer'2017-12-03
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124 Colm Tóibín on redrawing Greek tragedy for modern times2017-11-26
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125 Novelist Anuradha Roy explores beauty, violence and power in modern India2017-11-19
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126 Remembering Leonard Cohen: biographer Sylvie Simmons on Montreal's beloved poet2017-11-12
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Remembering Leonard Cohen: biographer Sylvie Simmons on Montreal's beloved poet

Eleanor speaks to Sylvie Simmons, author of the bestselling biography "I'm Your Man: The Life of Leonard Cohen," about the man behind the music, poetry and fiction — his early influences, struggles with depression, spiritual explorations, and more.…read more

127 David Bellos on why 'Les Misérables' still resonates today2017-11-05
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128 George Saunders on his Man Booker Prize-winning novel, Lincoln in the Bardo2017-10-22
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129 Spanish novelist Javier Marías on secrets and betrayal — in politics and fiction2017-10-15
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130 Nobel Prize for Literature winner Kazuo Ishiguro on his novels of 'great emotional force'2017-10-08
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131 Daniel Mendelsohn on his journey with his father through Homer’s Odyssey2017-10-01
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132 Haifaa Al Mansour on Mary Shelley, the woman behind Frankenstein2017-09-24
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133 Philip Roth on his life in fiction2017-09-03
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134 Cartoonist Lynda Barry on reclaiming the art of child's play2017-08-27
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135 Graphic novelist Reinhard Kleist on Germany's refugees, then and now2017-08-20
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136 Margarethe von Trotta on telling the story of Germany through the eyes of women2017-08-13
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137 Edna O'Brien on fear, dreams and LSD2017-08-06
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138 Tracy K. Smith on life, death, poetry and outer space2017-07-30
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139 Patricia Grace on telling the stories of New Zealand's Indigenous people2017-07-23
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140 Edward Said's ideas about power and identity still resonate today2017-07-16 04:00:00
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