Nov 4, 2012 | 52:23Writers and Company Louise Erdrich Interview Audio
Writers and Company 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 28, 2012 | 53:01Writers and Company Mohammed Hanif Interview Audio
Writers and Company Mohammed Hanif Interview Oct 28, 2012 | 53:01Pakistani writer, Mohammed Hanif, is the author of a dark, subversive, funny - 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".
Oct 14, 2012 | 53:03Writers and Company Ben Lerner Interview Audio
Writers and Company Ben Lerner Interview Oct 14, 2012 | 53:03American poet and novelist Ben Lerner 's recent book, "Leaving the Atocha Station" is the 33 year old poet's first novel, and was named one of the best books of 2011 by many publications, including The New Yorker, The Guardian, and The New Statesman.
Oct 7, 2012 | 1:00:16Writers and Company Zadie Smith Interview Audio
Writers and Company Zadie Smith Interview Oct 7, 2012 | 1:00:16Zadie Smith is the author of "White Teeth" and "On Beauty". Now she has a new novel, "NW", set in her home turf in 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.
Sep 23, 2012 | 52:58Writers and Company Julia Otsuka Interview Audio
Writers and Company Julia Otsuka Interview Sep 23, 2012 | 52:58Eleanor Wachtel speaks with the award-winning Japanese-American novelist, Julie Otsuka. Her latest book, "The Buddha in the Attic", is a poetic evocation of the life of the Japanese 'picture brides' who came to America a century ago.