Aug 17, 2014 | 52:51Writers and Company Colm Toibin Encore Audio
Writers and Company Colm Toibin Encore Aug 17, 2014 | 52:51Irish writer Colm Toibin was the 2013 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.
Oct 5, 2014 | 53:01Writers and Company Ali Smith Interview Audio
Writers and Company Ali Smith Interview Oct 5, 2014 | 53:01Scottish writer Ali Smith said "that it is the duty of both readers and writers to 'be as open as a book, and alive to the life in language'" Her dazzling new novel, "How to Be Both" has landed her a third short-listing for the Man Booker prize.
Nov 14, 2010 | 54:00Writers and Company "Freedom" with author Jonathan Franzen Audio
Writers and Company "Freedom" with author Jonathan Franzen Nov 14, 2010 | 54:00Jonathan Franzen is the first author in ten years to make the cover of Time magazine with the banner headline "Great American Novelist." Eleanor Wachtel spoke to him in 2001 about his bestseller "The Corrections." Now he has a new blockbuster, "Freedom," which tracks the lives of an unconventional family through a time of crisis.
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.