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 From Shakespeare to The Lion King, Julie Taymor brings magic and drama to classic stories2019-07-14 12:00:00
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2 Viet Thanh Nguyen on redefining what it means to be a refugee2019-07-07 12:00:00
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3 John le Carré on his legacy as a spy-turned-novelist2019-06-30 12:00:00
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4 Aleksandar Hemon on how his parents fled the Siege of Sarajevo and started a new life in Canada2019-06-23 12:00:00
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5 Award-winning poet Raymond Antrobus on hearing, seeing and grieving through verse2019-06-16 12:00:00
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6 Michelle de Kretser probes the human heart with insight and wit in The Life to Come2019-06-09 12:00:00
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7 100 years after the Treaty of Versailles, Niall Ferguson and Margaret MacMillan on the lasting impact of WWI2019-06-02 12:00:00
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8 From The Shipping News to Brokeback Mountain, Annie Proulx on the importance of place in her fiction2019-05-26 12:00:00
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From The Shipping News to Brokeback Mountain, Annie Proulx on the importance of place in her fiction

The award-winning American author talks to Eleanor Wachtel onstage in Montreal about her Canadian connections, and how the natural world informs her writing - and her life.…read more

9 Doris Lessing on how her childhood in Zimbabwe shaped her visionary fiction2019-05-19 12:00:00
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10 Imani Perry on the remarkable life and legacy of Lorraine Hansberry, author of A Raisin in the Sun2019-05-12 12:00:00
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11 Whit Stillman on Jane Austen's diabolical, amoral and utterly charming Lady Susan2019-05-05 12:00:00
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12 Widely-acclaimed Irish novelist Sally Rooney offers a sharp and witty take on love, sex, class and politics2019-04-28 12:00:00
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13 Looking back at the extraordinary Simone de Beauvoir on the 70th anniversary of The Second Sex2019-04-21 12:00:00
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14 How the true story of the 'American Taliban' led to John Wray's new novel, Godsend2019-04-14 12:00:00
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15 William Atkins on the beauty, myths and harsh realities of desert life2019-04-07 12:00:00
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16 Aatish Taseer on religion, caste and power in modern India2019-03-31 12:00:00
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17 How John Grisham turned his passion for justice into bestselling legal thrillers2019-03-24 12:00:00
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18 To mark St. Patrick's Day, a conversation with Nobel Prize winner Seamus Heaney2019-03-17 12:00:00
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19 Nora Krug asks tough questions about her German family's wartime past2019-03-08 12:00:00
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20 Sarah Moss on Brexit, borders and the ghosts of England's Iron Age2019-03-03 12:00:00
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