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 The legacy of Milton Glaser: designer of the iconic I Love New York logo2020-07-12 00:10:00
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2 Eva Hoffman on getting lost — and found — in time, language and memory2020-07-05 00:10:00
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3 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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4 Filmmaker John Boorman on Point Blank, Deliverance and his new memoir, Conclusions2020-06-21 00:10:00
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5 The enduring appeal of Charles Dickens: still entertaining us, 150 years later2020-06-14 00:10:00
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6 American poet Jericho Brown speaks with power and urgency about racism and violence2020-06-07 00:10:00
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7 How Emily Dickinson was fuelled by the light of her brilliant interior world2020-05-31 00:10:00
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8 Stefan Hertmans pursues a tale of star-crossed love in the Middle Ages2020-05-24 00:10:00
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9 Sharon Olds on the joy and peril of writing deeply personal poetry2020-05-17 00:10:00
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Sharon Olds on the joy and peril of writing deeply personal poetry

The Pulitzer Prize-winning American poet spoke with Eleanor Wachtel in 2016 about her collection Odes — a celebration of the ordinary.…read more

10 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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11 Hilary Mantel wraps up her blockbuster Tudor trilogy with The Mirror & the Light2020-05-03 00:10:00
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12 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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13 Food writer Ruth Reichl on her secret life as a critic in disguise2020-04-19 00:10:00
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14 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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15 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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16 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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17 Maaza Mengiste on the untold story of Ethiopia’s women warriors during Italian occupation2020-03-22 00:10:00
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18 Star choreographer Alexei Ratmansky makes breathtaking ballet out of classic literature2020-03-15 00:10:00
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19 Jeanette Winterson brings humour and understanding to a fraught childhood.2020-03-08 00:10:00
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20 Comic book artist Chris Ware brings complex stories to life in pictures2020-03-01 00:10:00
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