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 Remembering Leonard Cohen: biographer Sylvie Simmons on Montreal's beloved poet2017-11-12
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142 David Bellos on why 'Les Misérables' still resonates today2017-11-05
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143 George Saunders on his Man Booker Prize-winning novel, Lincoln in the Bardo2017-10-22
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144 Spanish novelist Javier Marías on secrets and betrayal — in politics and fiction2017-10-15
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145 Nobel Prize for Literature winner Kazuo Ishiguro on his novels of 'great emotional force'2017-10-08
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146 Daniel Mendelsohn on his journey with his father through Homer’s Odyssey2017-10-01
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147 Haifaa Al Mansour on Mary Shelley, the woman behind Frankenstein2017-09-24
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Haifaa Al Mansour on Mary Shelley, the woman behind Frankenstein

In her new film "Mary Shelley," Saudi Arabian filmmaker Haifaa Al Mansour explores the passion and pain that led the teenage author to write her groundbreaking novel, "Frankenstein." Eleanor spoke to Al Mansour at the Toronto International Film Festival.…read more

148 Philip Roth on his life in fiction2017-09-03
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149 Cartoonist Lynda Barry on reclaiming the art of child's play2017-08-27
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150 Graphic novelist Reinhard Kleist on Germany's refugees, then and now2017-08-20
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151 Margarethe von Trotta on telling the story of Germany through the eyes of women2017-08-13
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152 Edna O'Brien on fear, dreams and LSD2017-08-06
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153 Tracy K. Smith on life, death, poetry and outer space2017-07-30
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154 Patricia Grace on telling the stories of New Zealand's Indigenous people2017-07-23
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155 Edward Said's ideas about power and identity still resonate today2017-07-16 04:00:00
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156 Lara Vapnyar on life and death in the age of social media2017-02-05 05:00:00
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157 Jo Baker on imagining the story beneath the story2017-01-22 05:00:00
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158 Dutch writer Tommy Wieringa on what it means to be "home"2017-01-15 05:00:00
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159 Playwright David Hare on why some opinions are better than others2017-01-08 05:00:00
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160 Mohsin Hamid on "How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia"2017-01-01 05:00:00
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