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 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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2 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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3 William Atkins on the beauty, myths and harsh realities of desert life2019-04-07 12:00:00
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4 Aatish Taseer on religion, caste and power in modern India2019-03-31 12:00:00
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5 How John Grisham turned his passion for justice into bestselling legal thrillers2019-03-24 12:00:00
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6 To mark St. Patrick's Day, a conversation with Nobel Prize winner Seamus Heaney2019-03-17 12:00:00
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7 Nora Krug asks tough questions about her German family's wartime past2019-03-08 12:00:00
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8 Sarah Moss on Brexit, borders and the ghosts of England's Iron Age2019-03-03 12:00:00
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9 Opera superstar Jessye Norman reflects on political activism and her 50-year career in music2019-02-24 12:00:00
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10 Diana Athill: looking back at a remarkable literary life and career2019-02-17 12:00:00
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11 Vesna Goldsworthy on re-imagining The Great Gatsby and Anna Karenina2019-02-10 12:00:00
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12 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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Juan Gabriel Vásquez on how Colombia's violent past has shaped his fiction and his life

The prize-winning author talks to Eleanor Wachtel about growing up in Bogotá during the height of Colombia's drug wars, and his new book, The Shape of the Ruins, which probes real-life political assassinations from his country's turbulent history.…read more

13 Esther Kinsky on the ebb and flow of memory in River2019-01-27 12:00:00
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14 Ondjaki captures the humour and heartache of life in his hometown, Luanda2019-01-20 12:00:00
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15 Nadine Labaki highlights the heroism of children in Beirut in her new film, Capernaum2019-01-13 12:00:00
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16 Kiese Laymon bears the weight of a difficult past in his powerful memoir, Heavy2019-01-06 12:00:00
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17 Patti Smith on the immediacy of photography - and why she prefers Polaroids2018-12-30 12:00:00
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18 Alain Mabanckou on his profound connection to the Republic of the Congo2018-12-23 12:00:00
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19 The enduring magic of The Little Prince: with Stacy Schiff, Mark Osborne and Éric Dupont2018-12-16 12:00:00
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20 Pat Barker on giving voice to the enslaved women of Homer's Iliad2018-12-09 12:00:00
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