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Writers and Company from CBC Radio


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.


55:42 | Nov 25th, 2018

The bestselling American writer talked to Eleanor Wachtel about her new title The Library Book, which tells the story of the devastating fire at the Los Angeles Central Library - and the significance ...Show More
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1:02:44 | Oct 29th, 2017

Korean American novelist Min Jin Lee talks to Eleanor Wachtel about her second book, "Pachinko," which was recently named a finalist for the National Book Award.
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52:03 | Apr 5th

The literary critic discusses why Nobel Prize laureate Bob Dylan deserves to be included among the greatest writers of all time.

58:08 | Mar 29th

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

1:02:05 | Mar 22nd

In her new novel, The Shadow King, the Ethiopian-American author draws on surprising discoveries about the role of women during Italy's 1935 invasion of Ethiopia.
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