Writers and Company from CBC Radio

Description

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.

Tags

cbc CBC Radio

Writers and Company from CBC Radio

CBC Radio
141 George Saunders on his Man Booker Prize-winning novel, Lincoln in the Bardo2017-10-22
Listen
Listen
142 Spanish novelist Javier Marías on secrets and betrayal — in politics and fiction2017-10-15
Listen
Listen
143 Nobel Prize for Literature winner Kazuo Ishiguro on his novels of 'great emotional force'2017-10-08
Listen
Listen
144 Daniel Mendelsohn on his journey with his father through Homer’s Odyssey2017-10-01
Listen
Listen
145 Haifaa Al Mansour on Mary Shelley, the woman behind Frankenstein2017-09-24
Listen
Listen
146 Philip Roth on his life in fiction2017-09-03
Listen
Listen
147 Cartoonist Lynda Barry on reclaiming the art of child's play2017-08-27
Listen
Listen
148 Graphic novelist Reinhard Kleist on Germany's refugees, then and now2017-08-20
Listen
Listen
149 Margarethe von Trotta on telling the story of Germany through the eyes of women2017-08-13
Listen
Listen
150 Edna O'Brien on fear, dreams and LSD2017-08-06
Listen
Listen
151 Tracy K. Smith on life, death, poetry and outer space2017-07-30
Listen
Listen

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

152 Patricia Grace on telling the stories of New Zealand's Indigenous people2017-07-23
Listen
Listen
153 Edward Said's ideas about power and identity still resonate today2017-07-16 04:00:00
Listen
Listen
154 Lara Vapnyar on life and death in the age of social media2017-02-05 05:00:00
Listen
Listen
155 Jo Baker on imagining the story beneath the story2017-01-22 05:00:00
Listen
Listen
156 Dutch writer Tommy Wieringa on what it means to be "home"2017-01-15 05:00:00
Listen
Listen
157 Playwright David Hare on why some opinions are better than others2017-01-08 05:00:00
Listen
Listen
158 Mohsin Hamid on "How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia"2017-01-01 05:00:00
Listen
Listen
159 Malcolm Gladwell on underdogs, outliers, and the power of limitations2016-12-26 05:00:00
Listen
Listen
160 Geoff Dyer on the upside of disappointing travel2016-12-11 05:00:00
Listen
Listen