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Writers and Company - Ali Smith InterviewJun 28, 2015 | 52:53Writers and Company Ali Smith Interview Audio
Writers and Company Ali Smith Interview Jun 28, 2015 | 52:53​​Scottish writer Ali Smith said "that it is the duty of both readers and writers to 'be as open as a book, and alive to the life in language.'" Her dazzling novel, "How to Be Both" has ​just won the Baileys Prize for Women's Fiction.​
Writers and Company - Jose Padilha InterviewJul 5, 2015 | 52:28Writers and Company Jose Padilha Interview Audio
Writers and Company Jose Padilha Interview Jul 5, 2015 | 52:28​During the Pan Am games we'll be featuring artists from Latin America, this week with Brazilian filmmaker, Jose Padilha.​
Writers and Company - David Thomson InterviewJun 21, 2015 | 1:05:29Writers and Company David Thomson Interview Audio
Writers and Company David Thomson Interview Jun 21, 2015 | 1:05:29David Thomson has been called "the greatest living writer on the movies". Eleanor speaks with him about Cary Grant's dark past, Meryl Streep's brilliance, and whether or not Laurence Olivier was a nice guy.
Writers and Company - Caryl Phillips InterviewJun 14, 2015 | 52:15Writers and Company Caryl Phillips Interview Audio
Writers and Company Caryl Phillips Interview Jun 14, 2015 | 52:15J. M. Coetzee has said of Caryl Phillips that his body of work had “a single aim: remembering what the West would like to forget.”
Writers and Company - Donal Ryan InterviewMay 31, 2015 | 52:51Writers and Company Donal Ryan Interview Audio
Writers and Company Donal Ryan Interview May 31, 2015 | 52:51Eleanor speaks with the Irish writer, Donal Ryan. He recently quit his day job to devote himself full-time to his writing - and the awards are piling up.
Writers and Company - Jim Shepard InterviewJun 7, 2015 | 52:47Writers and Company Jim Shepard Interview Audio
Writers and Company Jim Shepard Interview Jun 7, 2015 | 52:47American writer Jim Shepard is described as "one of the finest (and most overlooked) writers." His new novel The Book of Aron looks at the Holocaust, focusing on Jewish children in the Warsaw Ghetto.
Writers and Company - "The Intelligent Homosexual's Guide to Capitalism and Socialism" with playwright Tony Kusher (Sept. 2011 Encore)Sep 25, 2011 | 52:28Writers and Company "The Intelligent Homosexual's Guide to Capitalism and Socialism" with playwright Tony Kusher (Sept. 2011 Encore) Audio
Writers and Company "The Intelligent Homosexual's Guide to Capitalism and Socialism" with playwright Tony Kusher (Sept. 2011 Encore) Sep 25, 2011 | 52:28Tony Kushner's conversation with Eleanor Wachtel ranges from his epic "Angels in America" to his latest play "The Intelligent Homosexual's Guide to Capitalism and Socialism with a Key to the Scriptures" onstage at the Shaw Festival in Niagara on the Lake.
Writers and Company - Greece: The Unfolding Drama - Part 1Apr 7, 2013 | 52:31Writers and Company Greece: The Unfolding Drama - Part 1 Audio
Writers and Company Greece: The Unfolding Drama - Part 1 Apr 7, 2013 | 52:31This week the launch of a new series "Greece: The Unfolding Drama." From classical mythology to the weakest link in the European Union. To start, Yanis Varoufakis, respected political economist, and author of "The Global Minotaur."
Writers and Company - Eric Bogosian InterviewMay 24, 2015 | 52:26Writers and Company Eric Bogosian Interview Audio
Writers and Company Eric Bogosian Interview May 24, 2015 | 52:26Actor, playwright and novelist Eric Bogosian has a new non-fiction book about the Armenian genocide of one hundred years ago. It's called "Operation Nemesis."
Writers and Company - "My Struggle" with autobiographer Karl Ove Knausgaard (2013 Encore)Jun 29, 2014 | 52:55Writers and Company "My Struggle" with autobiographer Karl Ove Knausgaard (2013 Encore) Audio
Writers and Company "My Struggle" with autobiographer Karl Ove Knausgaard (2013 Encore) Jun 29, 2014 | 52:55Karl Ove Knausgaard's six volume autobiographical novel "My Struggle" has won every Norwegian prize, and has been hailed as "a masterpiece." Knausgaard writes (and speaks) with raw honesty.
Writers and Company - "How to Be Both" with author Ali SmithOct 5, 2014 | 53:01Writers and Company "How to Be Both" with author Ali Smith Audio
Writers and Company "How to Be Both" with author Ali Smith Oct 5, 2014 | 53:01Scottish writer Ali Smith said "that it is the duty of both readers and writers to 'be as open as a book, and alive to the life in language." Her dazzling new novel "How to Be Both" has landed her a third short-listing for the Man Booker prize.
Writers and Company - Helen Macdonald InterviewMar 15, 2015 | 52:11Writers and Company Helen Macdonald Interview Audio
Writers and Company Helen Macdonald Interview Mar 15, 2015 | 52:11Helen Macdonald's book "H is for Hawk" is the first memoir to win the Samuel Johnson prize. One judge said that it is “an extraordinary book that displayed an originality and a poetic power."
Writers and Company - Kazuo Ishiguro InterviewMar 29, 2015 | 52:23Writers and Company Kazuo Ishiguro Interview Audio
Writers and Company Kazuo Ishiguro Interview Mar 29, 2015 | 52:23Eleanor speaks with one of England's finest writers, Kazuo Ishiguro, about his new book, "The Buried Giant."
Writers and Company - "The Zone of Interest" with author Martin AmisOct 12, 2014 | 1:02:24Writers and Company "The Zone of Interest" with author Martin Amis Audio
Writers and Company "The Zone of Interest" with author Martin Amis Oct 12, 2014 | 1:02:24British novelist Martin Amis has been extremely controversial in his lifetime, and has been described as a master of "the new unpleasantness." His most recent novel is called "The Zone of Interest."
Writers and Company - Samantha Harvey InterviewFeb 1, 2015 | 50:53Writers and Company Samantha Harvey Interview Audio
Writers and Company Samantha Harvey Interview Feb 1, 2015 | 50:53British novelist Samantha Harvey's new novel, "Dear Thief" is inspired by Leonard Cohen's hit song, "Famous Blue Raincoat" and is in the same key - 'a minor and melancholic one'.

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