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Writers and Company from CBC Radio
CBC Radio's Writers and Company offers an opportunity to explore in depth the lives, thoughts and works of remarkable writers from around the world. Hosted by Eleanor Wachtel.
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4.6 stars from 595 ratings
Love it
Eleanor Wachtel is a superb interviewer - very insightful and shrewd but never gets in the way of her guests. A wonderful podcast series.
carlotta sphinx via Apple Podcasts · Australia · 03/10/20
Another fascinating interview by Eleanor. I’ve listened to Writers & Company for years (20 +?), and have never been disappointed. I appreciate the eloquence, empathy, curiosity and knowledge consistently demonstrated in Eleanor’s programme. Thanks for introducing me to so many writers and...Read full review »
JBrookeC via Apple Podcasts · Canada · 02/10/20
Guests like it too!
You know the interviewer has done a good job when the guests thank her for an interesting interview! Eleanor is well-prepared and articulate, and her perceptive questions elicit equally intelligent responses. My favourite CBC podcast.
HabsFanInOz via Apple Podcasts · Australia · 02/10/20
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