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Writers and Company - "The Children’s Book" with author A.S. ByattAug 18, 2010 | 52:15Writers and Company "The Children’s Book" with author A.S. Byatt Audio
Writers and Company "The Children’s Book" with author A.S. Byatt Aug 18, 2010 | 52:15This week, Eleanor Wachtel speaks with English writer A.S. Byatt about her first novel in seven years, a big, ambitious, exceptionally rich story called "The Children’s Book."
Writers and Company - Remembering poet Czeslaw Milosz (1994 Interview)Aug 15, 2010 | 51:53Writers and Company Remembering poet Czeslaw Milosz (1994 Interview) Audio
Writers and Company Remembering poet Czeslaw Milosz (1994 Interview) Aug 15, 2010 | 51:53Our summer of Nobel prize winners continues with the Polish-American poet, and essayist Czeslaw Milosz. He won the Nobel in 1980. He died at his home in Krakow in 2004. Eleanor was able to interview Czeslaw Milosz in 1994.
Writers and Company - Dreaming Australia: Changing Visions of a Country - Part 4Aug 11, 2010 | 52:36Writers and Company Dreaming Australia: Changing Visions of a Country - Part 4 Audio
Writers and Company Dreaming Australia: Changing Visions of a Country - Part 4 Aug 11, 2010 | 52:36This week to wrap up our special Australian series three Aboriginal writers - Bundjalung elder and memoirist, Ruby Langford Ginibi. And, from Brisbane, a father and son - activist and novelist, Samuel Watson, and award-winning poet, Samuel Wagan Watson Jr.
Writers and Company - Humanist economist Amartya Sen interviewAug 8, 2010 | 52:23Writers and Company Humanist economist Amartya Sen interview Audio
Writers and Company Humanist economist Amartya Sen interview Aug 8, 2010 | 52:23Our summer of Nobel prize winners continues with the humanist economist, Amartya Sen. Drawing on his own experience growing up in India, he brings a unique perspective to the complex issues of famine, inequality and development. Eleanor was able to interview him at Harvard in 2000.
Writers and Company - Dreaming Australia: Changing Visions of a Country - Part 3Aug 4, 2010 | 52:11Writers and Company Dreaming Australia: Changing Visions of a Country - Part 3 Audio
Writers and Company Dreaming Australia: Changing Visions of a Country - Part 3 Aug 4, 2010 | 52:11More from Australia with one of its most elegant and insightful writers David Malouf. As "The Weekend Australian" declaimed -"An understated man, Australia’s finest writer."
Writers and Company - "You Must Set Forth at Dawn" with autobiographer Wole SoyinkaAug 1, 2010 | 52:28Writers and Company "You Must Set Forth at Dawn" with autobiographer Wole Soyinka Audio
Writers and Company "You Must Set Forth at Dawn" with autobiographer Wole Soyinka Aug 1, 2010 | 52:28Our Sunday summer of Nobel prize winners continues with Nigerian playwright, poet, novelist, and essayist, Wole Soyinka on his latest memoir "You Must Set Forth at Dawn."
Writers and Company - Dreaming Australia: Changing Visions of a Country - Part 2Jul 28, 2010 | 52:44Writers and Company Dreaming Australia: Changing Visions of a Country - Part 2 Audio
Writers and Company Dreaming Australia: Changing Visions of a Country - Part 2 Jul 28, 2010 | 52:44This week more from Australia with three diverse and entertaining writers: Commonwealth Book Prize-winner Christos Tsiolkas, political satirist John Clarke, and novelist Chloe Hooper.
Writers and Company - Remembering poet Joseph Brodksy and novelist Saul BellowJul 25, 2010 | 53:03Writers and Company Remembering poet Joseph Brodksy and novelist Saul Bellow Audio
Writers and Company Remembering poet Joseph Brodksy and novelist Saul Bellow Jul 25, 2010 | 53:03Our summer of Nobel Prize winners continues with two extraordinary and influential writers, both sadly now gone, poet and essayist Joseph Brodksy and novelist Saul Bellow.
Writers and Company - "The Prodigal" with poet Derek WalcottJul 12, 2010 | 52:07Writers and Company "The Prodigal" with poet Derek Walcott Audio
Writers and Company "The Prodigal" with poet Derek Walcott Jul 12, 2010 | 52:07Our Sunday summer of Nobel Prize winners continues with the 1992 winner poet Derek Walcott. From his Homeric evocation of the fishermen of his native St Lucia to "The Prodigal," his newest journey through the landscapes of Europe and the New World.
Writers and Company - "Outliers" with author Malcolm GladwellJul 7, 2010 | 52:27Writers and Company "Outliers" with author Malcolm Gladwell Audio
Writers and Company "Outliers" with author Malcolm Gladwell Jul 7, 2010 | 52:27This week "The Story of Success" - Malcolm Gladwell follows his two mega-hit books "The Tipping Point" and "Blink" with a new book about extraordinary people. It's called "Outliers."
Writers and Company - "The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet" with author David MitchellJun 27, 2010 | 52:32Writers and Company "The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet" with author David Mitchell Audio
Writers and Company "The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet" with author David Mitchell Jun 27, 2010 | 52:32Eleanor Wachtel speaks with the innovative English novelist David Mitchell. The author of the dazzling "Cloud Atlas" has a new book set in 18th century Japan. It's called "The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet."
Writers and Company - "Bloomsday" and it's originator Sylvia BeachJun 16, 2010 | 52:47Writers and Company "Bloomsday" and it's originator Sylvia Beach Audio
Writers and Company "Bloomsday" and it's originator Sylvia Beach Jun 16, 2010 | 52:47This week in honour of Bloomsday - the 24 hours of James Joyce's "Ulysses" - a look at the woman who coined the term and published the novel when no one else would - Sylvia Beach.
Writers and Company - "36 Arguments for the Existence of God" with philosopher Rebecca GoldsteinJun 6, 2010 | 52:40Writers and Company "36 Arguments for the Existence of God" with philosopher Rebecca Goldstein Audio
Writers and Company "36 Arguments for the Existence of God" with philosopher Rebecca Goldstein Jun 6, 2010 | 52:40This week "36 Arguments for the Existence of God," a new novel by philosopher Rebecca Goldstein, author of "The Mind-Body Problem" and "Betraying Spinoza."
Writers and Company - Remembering writer Nuala O'Faolain (2003 Interview)May 18, 2010 | 54:01Writers and Company Remembering writer Nuala O'Faolain (2003 Interview) Audio
Writers and Company Remembering writer Nuala O'Faolain (2003 Interview) May 18, 2010 | 54:01By popular demand we are making this program available to our listeners in remembrance of Nuala O’Faolain, the wonderfully funny and moving Irish memoirist and novelist best known for her utterly candid book "Are You Somebody." She died on May 9, 2008 of lung cancer. She was 68 years old. Eleanor was able to interview Nuala O'Faolain during the 2003 Victoria Literary Arts Festival.
Writers and Company - 2010 Irish panelMay 16, 2010 | 54:00Writers and Company 2010 Irish panel Audio
Writers and Company 2010 Irish panel May 16, 2010 | 54:00

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