Writers and CompanyNadine Gordimer EncoreJul 20, 2014 | 52:32South African writer Nadine Gordimer has died, aged 90. Eleanor spoke with her on two occasions, once in 1991 and once in 2000. This week we give you both those conversations.
Writers and CompanyKarl Ove Knausgaard InterviewJun 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 CompanyFred D'Aguiar InterviewJun 15, 2014 | 1:02:41British-Guyanese poet, novelist and playwright, Fred D'Aguiar. His new novel, "Children of Paradise", is inspired by the horrific events at Jonestown in 1978.
Writers and CompanyLuis Alberto Urrea InterviewJun 8, 2014 | 52:08Born to a Mexican father, and a mother from New York City, Luis Alberto Urrea's background allows him to write about cross-cultural issues from a unique perspective.
Writers and CompanyYiyun Li InterviewJun 1, 2014 | 53:15Yiyun Li was 16 years old at the time of Tiananmen, but she felt it was her generation who put their lives on the line. Her new novel "Kinder Than Solitude" looks back on those horrific events.
Writers and CompanyHelen Oyeyemi InterviewMay 25, 2014 | 51:28Helen Oyeyemi's new novel, "Boy, Snow, Bird" exhibits her fascination with doubles and with fairy tales. Here, she takes a fresh look at the story of Snow White.