Writers and CompanyKarl Ove Knausgaard InterviewJun 29, 2014 | 52:55Karl Ove Knausgaard's six volume autobiographical novel "My Struggle" has won every Norwegian prize, and has been hailed as "a masterpiece". Knausgaard writes (and speaks) with raw honesty.
Writers and CompanyFred D'Aguiar InterviewJun 15, 2014 | 1:02:41British-Guyanese poet, novelist and playwright, Fred D'Aguiar. His new novel, "Children of Paradise", is inspired by the horrific events at Jonestown in 1978.
Writers and CompanyLuis Alberto Urrea InterviewJun 8, 2014 | 52:08Born to a Mexican father, and a mother from New York City, Luis Alberto Urrea's background allows him to write about cross-cultural issues from a unique perspective.
Writers and CompanyYiyun Li InterviewJun 1, 2014 | 53:15Yiyun Li was 16 years old at the time of Tiananmen, but she felt it was her generation who put their lives on the line. Her new novel "Kinder Than Solitude" looks back on those horrific events.
Writers and CompanyHelen Oyeyemi InterviewMay 25, 2014 | 51:28Helen Oyeyemi's new novel, "Boy, Snow, Bird" exhibits her fascination with doubles and with fairy tales. Here, she takes a fresh look at the story of Snow White.
Writers and CompanyKarim Ainouz, Michel Laub InterviewsMay 11, 2014 | 57:11The conclusion of our 5-part series on Brazil, with filmmaker Karim Ainouz. His first feature debut, Madame Sata, premiered in 2002 at the Cannes Film Festival. Also, Michel Laub, one of top names among the younger generation of Brazilian writers.
Writers and CompanyBernardo Carvalho, Roberta Estrela D'Alva InterviewsApr 27, 2014 | 52:55Novelist Bernardo Carvalho takes readers on a fascinating journey among the indigenous peoples of Brazil's heartland.
Writer and performer Roberta Estrela D'Alva's striking productions meld epic theatre with the hip-hop culture of the favelas.
Writers and CompanyJose Padilha InterviewApr 20, 2014 | 1:02:17Our special Brazil series continues with filmmaker Jose Padilha. His documentaries have tackled crime and corruption. His latest project - RoboCop!
Writers and CompanyAna Maria Machado, Sergio Rodrigues InterviewsApr 13, 2014 | 55:47The launch of a new series, Brazil Inside Out. To start, Ana Maria Machado, one of the country's most respected writers. Also, Sergio Rodrigues makes connections between Brazilian's passion for soccer and their political history.
Writers and CompanyPeter Matthiessen EncoreApr 9, 2014 | 48:10Peter Matthieseen, the American novelist, naturalist, and wilderness writer, died last week at the age of 86. Eleanor spoke with him in 1998. Here is that interview.