Jun 16, 2013 | 1:00:41Writers and Company James Lasdun Interview Audio
Writers and Company James Lasdun Interview Jun 16, 2013 | 1:00:41Eleanor Wachtel speaks with British-American novelist, poet and memoirist, James Lasdun. His latest book is a complex account of being stalked, called "Give Me Everything You Have". This file contains audio not heard on the broadcast version.
Jun 9, 2013 | 51:39Writers and Company Erri de Luca Interview Audio
Writers and Company Erri de Luca Interview Jun 9, 2013 | 51:39Eleanor Wachtel spoke with Italian author, Erri de Luca, at the Blue Metropolis International Literary Festival in Montreal. He's a novelist, essayist, poet, translator, screenwriter and actor. And he's the most widely read Italian author alive today.
Jun 2, 2013 | 51:55Writers and Company Mia Couto Interview Audio
Writers and Company Mia Couto Interview Jun 2, 2013 | 51:55Mia Couto was born in Mozambique, where his Portuguese parents had settled. He's just won this year's 100,000 Euro Camões Prize for Literature - dubbed the Portuguese Nobel. His latest book in English is called "The Tuner of Silences".
May 26, 2013 | 1:06:42Writers and Company John le Carre Interview Audio
Writers and Company John le Carre Interview May 26, 2013 | 1:06:42This week, a brand new interview with John le Carré. We last spoke with him in 2010, and he was so articulate and charming that we were delighted to have a chance to speak with him again. This file contains audio not heard on the broadcast version.
May 19, 2013 | 52:53Writers and Company Colm Toibin Interview Audio
Writers and Company Colm Toibin Interview May 19, 2013 | 52:53Irish writer Colm Toibin was this year's grand prize winner at the Blue Metropolis International Literary Festival in Montreal. His latest, “The Testament of Mary” takes place twenty years after Jesus’s death.
May 12, 2013 | 51:48Writers and Company Kate Atkinson Interview Audio
Writers and Company Kate Atkinson Interview May 12, 2013 | 51:48Kate Atkinson spoke with Eleanor Wachtel onstage at Harbourfront in Toronto. Atkinson’s first Jackson Brodie novel was described by Stephen King as the best mystery of the decade. Her latest wonderful novel (not a Brodie mystery) is called "Life after L
May 5, 2013 | 51:38Writers and Company Gazmend Kapllani Interview Audio
Writers and Company Gazmend Kapllani Interview May 5, 2013 | 51:38We wrap up our series “Greece: The Unfolding Drama”, with the Albanian-Greek writer, Gazmend Kapllani. Before the economic crisis (and possibly racism) cost him his job, he was the only immigrant journalist writing columns in the big Greek dailies.
Apr 7, 2013 | 52:31Writers and Company Yanis Varoufakis Interview Audio
Writers and Company Yanis Varoufakis Interview Apr 7, 2013 | 52:31This week, the launch of a new series, 'Greece: The Unfolding Drama'; from classical mythology to the weakest link in the European Union. To start, Yanis Varoufakis, respected political economist, and author of "The Global Minotaur".
Mar 24, 2013 | 51:54Writers and Company Michel Tremblay Encore Audio
Writers and Company Michel Tremblay Encore Mar 24, 2013 | 51:54This week, our 2003 conversation with one of Quebec's most influential writers, Michel Tremblay. In a career spanning over 40 years, he's written a cycle of plays, a sextet of novels, a trilogy of memoirs, translations, song lyrics, and much more.
Mar 22, 2013 | 54:32Writers and Company Chinua Achebe Encore Audio
Writers and Company Chinua Achebe Encore Mar 22, 2013 | 54:32Sadly, Chinua Achebe, the internationally celebrated Nigerian author, has died following a brief illness. He was 82. Eleanor Wachtel spoke with him in 1994, and we re-aired that interview when Achebe won the Man Booker Prize in 2007.