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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1 How John Grisham turned his passion for justice into bestselling legal thrillers2019-03-24 12:00:00
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2 To mark St. Patrick's Day, a conversation with Nobel Prize winner Seamus Heaney2019-03-17 12:00:00
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3 Nora Krug asks tough questions about her German family's wartime past2019-03-08 12:00:00
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4 Sarah Moss on Brexit, borders and the ghosts of England's Iron Age2019-03-03 12:00:00
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5 Opera superstar Jessye Norman reflects on political activism and her 50-year career in music2019-02-24 12:00:00
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6 Diana Athill: looking back at a remarkable literary life and career2019-02-17 12:00:00
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Diana Athill: looking back at a remarkable literary life and career

The celebrated editor and memoirist died on Jan. 23, 2019, at the age of 101. Speaking to Eleanor Wachtel in 2001, Athill discusses her memoir Stet, and some of the writers she worked with over her 50-year career, including Norman Mailer, Jean Rhys and Mordecai Richler.…read more

7 Vesna Goldsworthy on re-imagining The Great Gatsby and Anna Karenina2019-02-10 12:00:00
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8 Juan Gabriel Vásquez on how Colombia's violent past has shaped his fiction and his life2019-02-03 12:00:00
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9 Esther Kinsky on the ebb and flow of memory in River2019-01-27 12:00:00
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10 Ondjaki captures the humour and heartache of life in his hometown, Luanda2019-01-20 12:00:00
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11 Nadine Labaki highlights the heroism of children in Beirut in her new film, Capernaum2019-01-13 12:00:00
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12 Kiese Laymon bears the weight of a difficult past in his powerful memoir, Heavy2019-01-06 12:00:00
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13 Patti Smith on the immediacy of photography - and why she prefers Polaroids2018-12-30 12:00:00
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14 Alain Mabanckou on his profound connection to the Republic of the Congo2018-12-23 12:00:00
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15 The enduring magic of The Little Prince: with Stacy Schiff, Mark Osborne and Éric Dupont2018-12-16 12:00:00
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16 Pat Barker on giving voice to the enslaved women of Homer's Iliad2018-12-09 12:00:00
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17 Bernardo Bertolucci on the art and poetry of cinema2018-12-02 12:00:00
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18 Susan Orlean on loving libraries - and burning books2018-11-25 12:00:00
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19 'My mother was a Communist informant.' András Forgách explores his family's secret past2018-11-18 12:00:00
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20 Elliot Ackerman on the scars that remain once the battle is over2018-11-11 12:00:00
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