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 Lawrence Osborne on re-imagining Philip Marlowe, Raymond Chandler's iconic sleuth2018-09-16 12:00:00
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2 Teju Cole, Madeleine Thien and Dionne Brand on the places and spaces that inspire their writing2018-09-09 12:00:00
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3 Zadie Smith on the ups and downs of female friendship in Swing Time2018-09-02 12:00:00
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4 Ruth Ozeki, Chris Abani and Tash Aw on faces and identity2018-08-26 12:00:00
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5 Roddy Doyle on telling the stories of Dublin's working class - with wit and sensibility2018-08-19 12:00:00
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6 Marlon James on writing himself into a new life2018-08-12 12:00:00
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7 'I don't believe in God, but I miss him.' Julian Barnes on why he puts his faith in stories2018-08-05 12:00:00
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8 Pat Barker on how her grandfather's war wound inspired her WWI trilogy2018-07-29 12:00:00
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9 J. M. Coetzee on language, writing and the pleasure of reading2018-07-22 12:00:00
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10 Aravind Adiga paints a relentlessly bleak, yet surprisingly comic picture of modern India2018-07-15 12:00:00
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11 Peter Carey reimagines the life and death of Australian outlaw Ned Kelly2018-07-08 12:00:00
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12 Hilary Mantel vies for Golden Man Booker Award with Tudor novel, Wolf Hall2018-07-01 12:00:00
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Hilary Mantel vies for Golden Man Booker Award with Tudor novel, Wolf Hall

The two-time Booker winner talked to Eleanor in 2012 about her novels exploring the reign of Henry VIII. Wolf Hall is shortlisted for the special 50th anniversary Golden Man Booker Award, to be announced July 8, 2018.…read more

13 In Warlight, Michael Ondaatje explores family secrets and betrayal2018-06-24 12:00:00
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14 Danzy Senna's darkly comic take on racial identity2018-06-17 12:00:00
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15 Jonas Hassen Khemiri crosses borders through words and imagination2018-06-10 12:00:00
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16 The incomparable Philip Roth: looking back on his life in fiction2018-06-03 12:00:00
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17 Rachel Kushner examines California's prison system in her new novel, The Mars Room2018-05-27 12:00:00
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18 Looking back at Tom Wolfe, groundbreaking author and journalist2018-05-20 12:00:00
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19 From the Norse sagas to Björk — Hallgrímur Helgason on Iceland's explosion of culture2018-05-13 12:00:00
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20 From Hans Christian Andersen to hygge — Dorthe Nors on the Danish psyche2018-05-06 12:00:00
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