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The Best of Writers and Company

by Eleanor Wachtel

"[Eleanor's] sense of respect, her tact, her utter lack of obsequiousness . . . and her uncanny ability to ask difficult questions . . . have endeared her to readers and listeners."--Carol ShieldsEleanor Wachtel is one of the English-speaking world's most respected interviewers. This book, celebrating her show's twenty-five-year anniversary, presents her best conversations from the show, including Jonathan Franzen, Alice Munro, J.M. Coetzee, Zadie Smith, W.G. Sebald, Toni Morrison, Seamus Heaney, and nearly a dozen others who share their views on process and the writing life.Eleanor Wachtel has been host of CBC Radio's Writers & Company since its inception in 1990.

More Writers & Company: New Conversations with CBC Radio's Eleanor Wachtel

by Eleanor Wachtel

Interviews with Isabel Allende, Martin Amis, John Berger, Harold Bloom, E.L. Doctorow, Amitav Ghosh, Kazuo Ishiguro, Jamaica Kincaid, Oliver Sacks, Carol Shields, Jeanette Winterson and more.

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