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 Remembering Toni Morrison: the iconic author reflects on family, race and coping with personal tragedy2019-08-18 12:00:00
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2 The striking works of Anish Kapoor challenge our ideas about art and reality2019-08-11 12:00:00
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3 Min Jin Lee on the untold story of Koreans in Japan2019-08-04 12:00:00
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4 Adam Hochschild on learning from dark moments in history2019-07-28 12:00:00
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5 ?Fredrik Sjöberg on the art and joy of collecting hoverflies2019-07-21 12:00:00
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6 From Shakespeare to The Lion King, Julie Taymor brings magic and drama to classic stories2019-07-14 12:00:00
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7 Viet Thanh Nguyen on redefining what it means to be a refugee2019-07-07 12:00:00
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8 John le Carré on his legacy as a spy-turned-novelist2019-06-30 12:00:00
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9 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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10 Award-winning poet Raymond Antrobus on hearing, seeing and grieving through verse2019-06-16 12:00:00
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11 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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12 100 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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13 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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14 Doris Lessing on how her childhood in Zimbabwe shaped her visionary fiction2019-05-19 12:00:00
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15 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

16 Whit Stillman on Jane Austen's diabolical, amoral and utterly charming Lady Susan2019-05-05 12:00:00
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17 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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18 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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19 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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20 William Atkins on the beauty, myths and harsh realities of desert life2019-04-07 12:00:00
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