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    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 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 - "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 - "Mister Pip" with author Lloyd Jones (2007 Encore)Sep 5, 2012 | 52:15Writers and Company "Mister Pip" with author Lloyd Jones (2007 Encore) Audio
    Writers and Company "Mister Pip" with author Lloyd Jones (2007 Encore) Sep 5, 2012 | 52:15Our interview with Lloyd Jones about his novel "Mister Pip."
    Writers and Company - Dante's "Inferno"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.
    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 - 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 Hare With Amber Eyes" with autobiographer Edmund de Waal (2011 Encore)Jun 22, 2012 | 53:16Writers and Company "The Hare With Amber Eyes" with autobiographer Edmund de Waal (2011 Encore) Audio
    Writers and Company "The Hare With Amber Eyes" with autobiographer Edmund de Waal (2011 Encore) Jun 22, 2012 | 53:16Edmund de Waal is an English ceramicist whose ancestors were incredibly wealthy. By the end of WWII pretty much all that was left of the family fortune was a collection of Japanese carvings, called netsuke, and it is from these that de Waal created his popular memoir "The Hare With Amber Eyes."
    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 - "Cloud Atlas" with author David Mitchell (2004 Encore)Dec 19, 2012 | 52:37Writers and Company "Cloud Atlas" with author David Mitchell (2004 Encore) Audio
    Writers and Company "Cloud Atlas" with author David Mitchell (2004 Encore) Dec 19, 2012 | 52:37Eleanor Wachtel goes back to her 2004 conversation about "Cloud Atlas" - the book. Six novels in one from England's David Mitchell. Exhilarating, entertaining, and elegant, it's now been made into a major motion picture starring Tom Hanks and Halle Berry.
    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 - Novelist Carlos Fuentes interview (2005 Encore)May 20, 2012 | 52:38Writers and Company Novelist Carlos Fuentes interview (2005 Encore) Audio
    Writers and Company Novelist Carlos Fuentes interview (2005 Encore) May 20, 2012 | 52:38Eleanor Wachtel's 2005 conversation with the great Mexican writer, Carlos Fuentes. A diplomat, professor, and activist, his themes are time, memory, and Mexico. Carlos Fuentes has just died at the age of 83.
    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 - "Our Lady of Alice Bhatti" with author Mohammed HanifOct 28, 2012 | 53:01Writers and Company "Our Lady of Alice Bhatti" with author Mohammed Hanif Audio
    Writers and Company "Our Lady of Alice Bhatti" with author Mohammed Hanif Oct 28, 2012 | 53:01Pakistani writer Mohammed Hanif is the author of a dark, subversive, funny, and as he says "alleged novel," "A Case of Exploding Mangoes" about the death of General Zia. His latest book set in today's Karachi is called "Our Lady of Alice Bhatti."
    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.

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