Mar 3, 2013 | 52:52Writers and Company "Tenth of December" with writer George Saunders Audio
Writers and Company "Tenth of December" with writer George Saunders Mar 3, 2013 | 52:52A conversation with the American writer George Saunders. When Saunders won a MacArthur "genius grant" - half a million dollars, no strings - they talked about how he brings "a sense of humour, pathos and literary style all his own" to contemporary American fiction. He's an original.
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.
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.