Writers & Company

Andrew O'Hagan Interview

When the wonderful Scottish writer Andrew O'Hagan isn't wallowing in luxury in Bora Bora (see his terrific article in 'The Guardian'), he has also been known to travel to beautiful downtown Toronto to speak to Eleanor.
Andrew O'Hagan with Eleanor Wachtel (CBC)

Eleanor speaks with Scottish novelist and essayist, Andrew O'Hagan.  He's been called "the best essayist of his generation."  His latest book, a novel, is called The Illuminations.

"One of [life's] complications is that bad people aren't often understood to be bad people. The morally dubious sometimes rule the world." - Andrew O'Hagan

The music to close the Andrew O'Hagan Interview:
CD:  ZORN: FILMWORKS XXIV: NOBEL PRIZE WINNER
Cut # 8 : "Door to Door "
Composer:  John Zorn
Performers: Rob Burger (piano)
Label:  TZADIK TZ 738


  Andrew O'Hagan's novel  The Illuminations is published by McClelland & Stewart.
  During his conversation with Eleanor, he read from  Guilt: A Memoir from his essay collection  The Atlantic Ocean.

Here's Andrew O'Hagan's Bora Bora article from The Guardian.


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