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 Daniel Mendelsohn on his journey with his father through Homer’s Odyssey2017-10-01
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122 Haifaa Al Mansour on Mary Shelley, the woman behind Frankenstein2017-09-24
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123 Philip Roth on his life in fiction2017-09-03
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124 Cartoonist Lynda Barry on reclaiming the art of child's play2017-08-27
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125 Graphic novelist Reinhard Kleist on Germany's refugees, then and now2017-08-20
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126 Margarethe von Trotta on telling the story of Germany through the eyes of women2017-08-13
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127 Edna O'Brien on fear, dreams and LSD2017-08-06
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128 Tracy K. Smith on life, death, poetry and outer space2017-07-30
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Tracy K. Smith on life, death, poetry and outer space

In this conversation from 2016, Eleanor talks to the new Poet Laureate of the United States, Tracy K. Smith. Her last collection, "Life on Mars", won a Pulitzer Prize. Her memoir, "Ordinary Light", explores race, faith and her relationship with her mom.…read more

129 Patricia Grace on telling the stories of New Zealand's Indigenous people2017-07-23
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130 Edward Said's ideas about power and identity still resonate today2017-07-16 04:00:00
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131 Lara Vapnyar on life and death in the age of social media2017-02-05 05:00:00
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132 Jo Baker on imagining the story beneath the story2017-01-22 05:00:00
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133 Dutch writer Tommy Wieringa on what it means to be "home"2017-01-15 05:00:00
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134 Playwright David Hare on why some opinions are better than others2017-01-08 05:00:00
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135 Mohsin Hamid on "How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia"2017-01-01 05:00:00
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136 Malcolm Gladwell on underdogs, outliers, and the power of limitations2016-12-26 05:00:00
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137 Geoff Dyer on the upside of disappointing travel2016-12-11 05:00:00
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138 'You must change your life.' Biographer Rachel Corbett on Rilke and Rodin2016-12-04 05:00:00
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139 Christopher Kloeble & Francesca Melandri on facing Europe's history - through fiction2016-11-27 05:00:00
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140 Alain Mabanckou on his profound connection to The Republic of Congo — and his mom.2016-11-20 05:00:00
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