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Writers and Company - "The Intelligent Homosexual's Guide to Capitalism and Socialism" with playwright Tony Kusher (Sept. 2011 Encore)Sep 25, 2011 | 52:28Writers and Company "The Intelligent Homosexual's Guide to Capitalism and Socialism" with playwright Tony Kusher (Sept. 2011 Encore) Audio
Writers and Company "The Intelligent Homosexual's Guide to Capitalism and Socialism" with playwright Tony Kusher (Sept. 2011 Encore) Sep 25, 2011 | 52:28Tony Kushner's conversation with Eleanor Wachtel ranges from his epic "Angels in America" to his latest play "The Intelligent Homosexual's Guide to Capitalism and Socialism with a Key to the Scriptures" onstage at the Shaw Festival in Niagara on the Lake.
Writers and Company - Author Fran Lebowitz interview (Extended)Nov 25, 2012 | 59:25Writers and Company Author Fran Lebowitz interview (Extended) Audio
Writers and Company Author Fran Lebowitz interview (Extended) Nov 25, 2012 | 59:25In a candid and personal conversation, Fran Lebowitz talks about her upbringing in New Jersey, about her early success, and about her writer's block, or as she calls it, a "writer's blockade," an ongoing problem that she explores with Eleanor. But she remains a sharp observer of modern American culture. This file contains bonus audio not heard on the broadcast version of the show.
Writers and Company - "The Western Canon" with literary critic Harold Bloom (1995 Interview)Jul 1, 2012 | 47:44Writers and Company "The Western Canon" with literary critic Harold Bloom (1995 Interview) Audio
Writers and Company "The Western Canon" with literary critic Harold Bloom (1995 Interview) Jul 1, 2012 | 47:44Our bonus streaming audio this week is Eleanor Wachtel's 1995 conversation with Harold Bloom about "The Western Canon." During the summer, our weekly podcast and bonus streaming audio will feature some of the best shows from the archives. We hope you'll enjoy listening to these programs that haven't been available as a podcast or as streaming audio before.
Writers and Company - Writer Susan Sontag interview (2000 Encore)Aug 17, 2012 | 52:57Writers and Company Writer Susan Sontag interview (2000 Encore) Audio
Writers and Company Writer Susan Sontag interview (2000 Encore) Aug 17, 2012 | 52:57Eleanor Wachtel's 2000 conversation with the late American writer and critic Susan Sontag about fiction, ethics, and illness.
Writers and Company - Novelist James Salter interview (1998 Encore)May 25, 2012 | 56:02Writers and Company Novelist James Salter interview (1998 Encore) Audio
Writers and Company Novelist James Salter interview (1998 Encore) May 25, 2012 | 56:02In 1998 Eleanor Wachtel spoke with the American novelist and short-story writer, James Salter (interview aired November 1st, 1998). Known for his precise and elegant style, he wrote a classic, an erotic novel of the early 60s called "A Sport and a Pastime." The author of prize-winning books including "Dusk and Other Stories" has now received a lifetime achievement award for short fiction. The PEN/Faulkner Foundation announced on Monday, 21 May 2012 that the 86-year-old Salter has won the 25th annual PEN/Malamud Award.
Writers and Company - "The Reluctant Fundamentalist" with author Mohsin Hamid (2007 Interview)Sep 5, 2012 | 51:56Writers and Company "The Reluctant Fundamentalist" with author Mohsin Hamid (2007 Interview) Audio
Writers and Company "The Reluctant Fundamentalist" with author Mohsin Hamid (2007 Interview) Sep 5, 2012 | 51:56Our November 4th, 2007 interview with Mohsin Hamid about his novel "The Reluctant Fundamentalist."
Writers and Company - Novelist Ruth Prawer Jhabvala interviewMay 27, 2012 | 52:38Writers and Company Novelist Ruth Prawer Jhabvala interview Audio
Writers and Company Novelist Ruth Prawer Jhabvala interview May 27, 2012 | 52:38Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, the Booker Prize-winning novelist, short story writer, and Oscar-winning screenwriter, is perhaps best known for her long collaboration with Merchant Ivory productions (with director James Ivory and the late producer Ismail Merchant). Together they created movies such as "Howards End," "Room with a View," and "The Remains of the Day."
Writers and Company - "Morality Play" with author Barry Unsworth (1996 Encore)Jun 8, 2012 | 48:12Writers and Company "Morality Play" with author Barry Unsworth (1996 Encore) Audio
Writers and Company "Morality Play" with author Barry Unsworth (1996 Encore) Jun 8, 2012 | 48:12Booker prize-winning British novelist Barry Unsworth, has died in Italy at age 81. Listen to Eleanor Wachtel's 1996 conversation with him about his novel "Morality Play."
Writers and Company - "Uncle Tungsten" with autobiographer Oliver Sacks (2001 Interview)Jun 22, 2012 | 52:03Writers and Company "Uncle Tungsten" with autobiographer Oliver Sacks (2001 Interview) Audio
Writers and Company "Uncle Tungsten" with autobiographer Oliver Sacks (2001 Interview) Jun 22, 2012 | 52:03During the summer we'll be putting up a bonus interview featuring some of the best shows from the archives. This week Oliver Sacks talks about "Uncle Tungsten: Memories of a Chemical Boyhood."
Writers and Company - "The Woman Who Walked Into Doors" with author Roddy Doyle (1996 Encore)Sep 2, 2012 | 48:06Writers and Company "The Woman Who Walked Into Doors" with author Roddy Doyle (1996 Encore) Audio
Writers and Company "The Woman Who Walked Into Doors" with author Roddy Doyle (1996 Encore) Sep 2, 2012 | 48:06Roddy Doyle from 1996 talking with Eleanor Wachtel about his - then - new novel "The Woman Who Walked Into Doors."
Writers and Company - "Five Bells" with novelist Gail JonesDec 9, 2012 | 52:19Writers and Company "Five Bells" with novelist Gail Jones Audio
Writers and Company "Five Bells" with novelist Gail Jones Dec 9, 2012 | 52:19From Australia novelist Gail Jones. Her quietly lyrical, powerful novels look at time, memory, and Australia's colonial past.
Writers and Company - "The Year of Magical Thinking" with autobiographer Joan Didion (2005 interview)Jul 20, 2012 | 51:56Writers and Company "The Year of Magical Thinking" with autobiographer Joan Didion (2005 interview) Audio
Writers and Company "The Year of Magical Thinking" with autobiographer Joan Didion (2005 interview) Jul 20, 2012 | 51:56Joan Didion in 2005, talking about her heart-breaking memoir "The Year of Magical Thinking."
Writers and Company - "Townie" with autobiographer Andre Dubus III (Apr. 2011 Encore)Apr 3, 2011 | 52:53Writers and Company "Townie" with autobiographer Andre Dubus III (Apr. 2011 Encore) Audio
Writers and Company "Townie" with autobiographer Andre Dubus III (Apr. 2011 Encore) Apr 3, 2011 | 52:53American novelist Andre Dubus III. He's famous for "House of Sand and Fog" which was made into a movie, and was also an Oprah pick. Now he has a visceral memoir called "Townie."
Writers and Company - "True History of the Kelly Gang" with author Peter Carey (2001 Interview)Jul 27, 2012 | 51:16Writers and Company "True History of the Kelly Gang" with author Peter Carey (2001 Interview) Audio
Writers and Company "True History of the Kelly Gang" with author Peter Carey (2001 Interview) Jul 27, 2012 | 51:16Our 2001 interview with Peter Carey, who at that time had just published his book about the 19th century outlaw Neddy Kelly - a kind of Australian Billy the Kid.
Writers and Company - Writer Jonathan Miller interview (2000 Encore)Aug 5, 2012 | 51:13Writers and Company Writer Jonathan Miller interview (2000 Encore) Audio
Writers and Company Writer Jonathan Miller interview (2000 Encore) Aug 5, 2012 | 51:13Our 2000 interview with the multi-talented Jonathan Miller. Where else can you hear a highly intelligent, thoughtful man, imitate trains and chickens. Only on Writers & Company!

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