Nov 18, 2010 | 54:01Writers and Company May 28, 2008 Audio
Writers and Company May 28, 2008 Nov 18, 2010 | 54:01Nuala O'Faolain: By 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.
Aug 22, 1991 | 52:13Writers and Company Novelist Nadine Gordimer interview (1991 Encore) Audio
Writers and Company Novelist Nadine Gordimer interview (1991 Encore) Aug 22, 1991 | 52:13Our summer of Nobel prize winners continues with South African novelist Nadine Gordimer. Since she won the Nobel Prize in 1991, she’s published five novels and two books of essays. And if anything, she’s more politically engaged than ever. Eleanor was able to interview Nadine Gordimer in 1991 over the phone at her home in Johannesburg.
Jul 25, 2010 | 53:03Writers and Company July 25, 2010 Audio
Writers and Company July 25, 2010 Jul 25, 2010 | 53:03Joseph Brodsky/Saul Bellow: Our 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.
Sep 5, 2010 | 52:18Writers and Company September 5, 2010 Audio
Writers and Company September 5, 2010 Sep 5, 2010 | 52:18Toni Morrison Interview: Our summer of Nobel prize winners wraps up with the American novelist, Toni Morrison. The author of "Beloved", "Jazz" and "Paradise" talks about her evocative novel - called simply "Love".
Jun 27, 2010 | 52:32Writers and Company June 27, 2010 Audio
Writers and Company June 27, 2010 Jun 27, 2010 | 52:32David Mitchell Interview: Eleanor 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".
Oct 24, 2010 | 54:00Writers and Company October 24, 2010 Audio
Writers and Company October 24, 2010 Oct 24, 2010 | 54:00Eleanor Wachtel speaks with Peruvian novelist, playwright, and essayist, Mario Vargas Llosa. The man who ran for president of Peru is also the country's most famous living writer. Eleanor went to see Mario Vargas Llosa in 1995 - just after he'd won the highest literary award in the Spanish-speaking world, the Cervantes Prize. Now, he's just won the Nobel Prize for literature.