Nov 30, 2014 | 52:07Writers and Company P.D. James Encore Audio
Writers and Company P.D. James Encore Nov 30, 2014 | 52:07English crime writer P.D. James passed away this week at the age of 94. Her books were elegantly written, meticulously plotted – and often quite gruesome. Eleanor spoke with her, onstage, fifteen years ago.
Nov 9, 2014 | 58:17Writers and Company Julia Franck Interview Audio
Writers and Company Julia Franck Interview Nov 9, 2014 | 58:17Julia Franck was 18 when the Berlin Wall came down - 25 years ago - on November 9, 1989. Born in the East, and raised mostly in the West, her life and her writing embody the divide between the two cultures.
Nov 2, 2014 | 54:59Writers and Company Tim Winton Interview Audio
Writers and Company Tim Winton Interview Nov 2, 2014 | 54:59Australian novelist Tim Winton has officially been named a "Living Treasure" by the country's national trust. His latest novel focuses on Western Australia's resource and mining boom, and its effect on the country and its people.
Oct 19, 2014 | 52:46Writers and Company Elizabeth Jane Howard Audio
Writers and Company Elizabeth Jane Howard Oct 19, 2014 | 52:46English novelist Elizabeth Jane Howard was famous for the "Cazalet Chronicle" and a dozen other books. She was also married to Kingsley Amis and was Martin Amis's wicked (as in good) step-mother. She died last January.
Oct 5, 2014 | 53:01Writers and Company Ali Smith Interview Audio
Writers and Company Ali Smith Interview 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.