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 Eva Hoffman on getting lost — and found — in time, language and memory2020-07-05 00:10:00
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2 From The Book of Salt to The Sweetest Fruits, Monique Truong's fiction explores the hunger of the soul2020-06-28 00:10:00
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3 Filmmaker John Boorman on Point Blank, Deliverance and his new memoir, Conclusions2020-06-21 00:10:00
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4 The enduring appeal of Charles Dickens: still entertaining us, 150 years later2020-06-14 00:10:00
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5 American poet Jericho Brown speaks with power and urgency about racism and violence2020-06-07 00:10:00
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6 How Emily Dickinson was fuelled by the light of her brilliant interior world2020-05-31 00:10:00
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7 Stefan Hertmans pursues a tale of star-crossed love in the Middle Ages2020-05-24 00:10:00
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8 Sharon Olds on the joy and peril of writing deeply personal poetry2020-05-17 00:10:00
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9 Petina Gappah casts new light on David Livingstone's search for the source of the Nile2020-05-10 00:10:00
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10 Hilary Mantel wraps up her blockbuster Tudor trilogy with The Mirror & the Light2020-05-03 00:10:00
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11 From Virginia Woolf to Dorothy L. Sayers — one London square and five remarkable women who lived there2020-04-26 00:10:00
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12 Food writer Ruth Reichl on her secret life as a critic in disguise2020-04-19 00:10:00
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13 Translator and writer Jennifer Croft on her extraordinary childhood and the places it's led her2020-04-12 00:10:00
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14 Christopher Ricks on why Bob Dylan is "the greatest living user of the English language"2020-04-05 00:10:00
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15 Masha Gessen on the nature of power and morality — from Soviet Russia to Trump's America2020-03-29 00:10:00
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Masha Gessen on the nature of power and morality — from Soviet Russia to Trump's America

The Russian-American author and journalist talks to Eleanor Wachtel about politics, sexual identity and receiving an apology from Vladimir Putin.…read more

16 Maaza Mengiste on the untold story of Ethiopia’s women warriors during Italian occupation2020-03-22 00:10:00
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17 Star choreographer Alexei Ratmansky makes breathtaking ballet out of classic literature2020-03-15 00:10:00
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18 Jeanette Winterson brings humour and understanding to a fraught childhood.2020-03-08 00:10:00
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19 Comic book artist Chris Ware brings complex stories to life in pictures2020-03-01 00:10:00
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20 From Tripoli to Tuscany—Libyan writer Hisham Matar finds new connections between art and life2020-02-23 00:10:00
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