Mar 25, 2011 | 54:00Writers and Company March 27, 2011 Audio
Writers and Company March 27, 2011 Mar 25, 2011 | 54:00Philip Roth (Repeat) — This week, Eleanor Wachtel speaks with American writer, Philip Roth. From "Goodbye, Columbus" and "Portnoy's Complaint" to "American Pastoral" and "The Plot Against America", Philip Roth is one of the country's greatest writers.
Feb 10, 2011 | 54:00Writers and Company February 13, 2011 Audio
Writers and Company February 13, 2011 Feb 10, 2011 | 54:00Eleanor Wachtel speaks with one of England's most respected ceramicists about his extraordinary memoir, The Hare With Amber Eyes. De Waal became the fifth generation to inherit an exquisite collection of Japanese carvings, and his account of its journey is moving and original.
Jan 7, 2011 | 53:59Writers and Company January 9, 2011 Audio
Writers and Company January 9, 2011 Jan 7, 2011 | 53:59Classics scholar Caroline Alexander is most famous for two books: "The Endurance<", about Ernest Shackleton's legendary Antarctic expedition, and "The Bounty", subtitled "The True Story of Mutiny on the Bounty" where she reveals that Bligh, the ostensible villain, was in fact something of a hero. Now she's written <i>The War That Killed Achilles: The True Story of Homer's Illiad and the Trojan War</i>.
Feb 1, 2011 | 54:00Writers and Company February 6, 2011 Audio
Writers and Company February 6, 2011 Feb 1, 2011 | 54:00This week on Writers & Company, American writer Richard Ford talks about his ground-breaking Frank Bascombe trilogy. Also, a preview of his next novel, set in southern Saskatchewan, called "Canada".