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 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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2 Award-winning poet Raymond Antrobus on hearing, seeing and grieving through verse2019-06-16 12:00:00
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3 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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4 100 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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5 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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6 Doris Lessing on how her childhood in Zimbabwe shaped her visionary fiction2019-05-19 12:00:00
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7 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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Imani Perry on the remarkable life and legacy of Lorraine Hansberry, author of A Raisin in the Sun

In Looking for Lorraine, Imani Perry explores Hansberry's significant impact as both a writer and civil rights activist. Perry spoke to Eleanor while in Toronto for TIFF's Books on Film series.…read more

8 Whit Stillman on Jane Austen's diabolical, amoral and utterly charming Lady Susan2019-05-05 12:00:00
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9 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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10 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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11 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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12 William Atkins on the beauty, myths and harsh realities of desert life2019-04-07 12:00:00
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13 Aatish Taseer on religion, caste and power in modern India2019-03-31 12:00:00
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14 How John Grisham turned his passion for justice into bestselling legal thrillers2019-03-24 12:00:00
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15 To mark St. Patrick's Day, a conversation with Nobel Prize winner Seamus Heaney2019-03-17 12:00:00
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16 Nora Krug asks tough questions about her German family's wartime past2019-03-08 12:00:00
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17 Sarah Moss on Brexit, borders and the ghosts of England's Iron Age2019-03-03 12:00:00
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18 Opera superstar Jessye Norman reflects on political activism and her 50-year career in music2019-02-24 12:00:00
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19 Diana Athill: looking back at a remarkable literary life and career2019-02-17 12:00:00
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20 Vesna Goldsworthy on re-imagining The Great Gatsby and Anna Karenina2019-02-10 12:00:00
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