Jun 28, 2015 | 52:53Writers and Company Ali Smith Interview Audio
Writers and Company Ali Smith Interview Jun 28, 2015 | 52:53Scottish 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 novel, "How to Be Both" has just won the Baileys Prize for Women's Fiction.
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.
Apr 5, 2015 | 51:33Writers and Company Kate Atkinson Interview Audio
Writers and Company Kate Atkinson Interview Apr 5, 2015 | 51:33Eleanor spoke with Kate Atkinson about her novel "Life After Life" on-stage at Harbourfront in Toronto. And, even though Atkinson says she doesn't like him as much as other women do, they also talk about her detective, Jackson Brodie.