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    Humanist Economist Amartya Sen interview (2000 Encore)

    Our 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.

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    Writers and Company - "Freedom" with author Jonathan FranzenNov 14, 2010 | 54:00Writers and Company "Freedom" with author Jonathan Franzen Audio
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    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
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    Writers and Company - Celebrating 20 Years: Novelist Michael Ondaatje interviews Eleanor WachtelDec 2, 2010 | 1:07:27Writers and Company Celebrating 20 Years: Novelist Michael Ondaatje interviews Eleanor Wachtel Audio
    Writers and Company Celebrating 20 Years: Novelist Michael Ondaatje interviews Eleanor Wachtel Dec 2, 2010 | 1:07:27This week we continue our 20th anniversary celebrations as Michael Ondaatje turns the tables on Eleanor Wachtel, and interviews her. This conversation was recorded on December 2nd at the Appel Salon of the Metropolitan Toronto Reference Library in front of a capacity audience.
    Writers and Company - Remembering Novelist Beryl BainbridgeDec 19, 2010 | 54:00Writers and Company Remembering Novelist Beryl Bainbridge Audio
    Writers and Company Remembering Novelist Beryl Bainbridge Dec 19, 2010 | 54:00Looking back at a remarkable, and memorable novelist Beryl Bainbridge. The author of "Every Man for Himself," "Master Georgie," and "According to Queeney" died last summer.
    Writers and Company - Poet Czeslaw Milosz interview (1994 Encore)Aug 15, 2010 | 51:53Writers and Company Poet Czeslaw Milosz interview (1994 Encore) Audio
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    Writers and Company - Novelist Mario Vargas Llosa interview (1995 Encore)Oct 24, 2010 | 54:00Writers and Company Novelist Mario Vargas Llosa interview (1995 Encore) Audio
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