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.
Nov 4, 2012 | 52:23Writers and Company Writer Louise Erdrich interview Audio
Writers and Company Writer Louise Erdrich interview Nov 4, 2012 | 52:23Native American writer Louise Erdrich is the author of fourteen novels, short stories, poetry, and children's books. She made a rare public appearance in Toronto, and Eleanor Wachtel spoke with her onstage in front of a packed house at the International Festival of Authors.
Oct 7, 2012 | 1:00:16Writers and Company "NW" with novelist Zadie Smith Audio
Writers and Company "NW" with novelist Zadie Smith Oct 7, 2012 | 1:00:16Zadie Smith is the author of "White Teeth" and "On Beauty." Now she has a new novel called "NW" set in her home turf of London. Eleanor Wachtel spoke with her onstage in front of a sold-out audience at Harbourfront in Toronto. Our streaming version contains bonus audio, not heard in the broadcast version.
Dec 16, 2012 | 48:07Writers and Company 2012 Fairy Tales (Special) Audio
Writers and Company 2012 Fairy Tales (Special) Dec 16, 2012 | 48:07Due to copyright reasons the Rohinton Mistry interview is not available as a podcast or as streaming audio. Instead - because all things fairy tale are huge at the moment - our 1995 conversation with Marina Warner about her book "From the Beast to the Blonde." Also, the late, great Angela Carter reads a couple of classics.
Jan 8, 2012 | 53:59Writers and Company "Solo" with author Rana Dasgupta Audio
Writers and Company "Solo" with author Rana Dasgupta Jan 8, 2012 | 53:59Rana Dasgupta's latest novel "Solo" spans a century of Bulgarian history. Salman Rushdie describes Rana Dasgupta as "the most unexpected and original Indian writer of his generation." And his novel "Solo" as "a work of exceptional, astonishing, strangeness."
Feb 12, 2012 | 54:00Writers and Company Dante's "Inferno" Audio
Writers and Company Dante's "Inferno" Feb 12, 2012 | 54:00Dante's "Inferno." You'll hear poet Robert Pinsky reading from his award-winning verse translation. And Eleanor Wachtel talks to John Freccero about why 'The Divine Comedy' is up there with Shakespeare and the Bible.