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

Eleanor spoke with Edward Said, the eminent literary and cultural critic, in 1993. The author of "Orientalism" and "Culture and Imperialism" discusses Western attitudes toward the East, and explores the connection between politics and literature.…read more

155 Lara Vapnyar on life and death in the age of social media2017-02-05 05:00:00
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156 Jo Baker on imagining the story beneath the story2017-01-22 05:00:00
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157 Dutch writer Tommy Wieringa on what it means to be "home"2017-01-15 05:00:00
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158 Playwright David Hare on why some opinions are better than others2017-01-08 05:00:00
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159 Mohsin Hamid on "How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia"2017-01-01 05:00:00
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160 Malcolm Gladwell on underdogs, outliers, and the power of limitations2016-12-26 05:00:00
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