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More Writers & Company

New Conversations with CBC Radio's Eleanor Wachtel

by Eleanor Wachtel

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list price: $25.00
edition:Paperback
published: 1997
ISBN:9780676970845
publisher: Knopf Canada
imprint: Vintage Canada
Description

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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Contributor notes

In 1995, radio's "Writers & Company" won the coveted CBC award for programming excellence for the best weekly show broadcast nationally. Broadcaster and writer Eleanor Wachtel has been the host of "Writers & Company" since its inception in 1990, and is also heard frequently on "The Arts Tonight". She lives in Toronto.

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Editorial Review

"What a collection! This book, and its predecessor, should find a place as invaluable companions to modern [literature]. It's a pleasure to read, and serves as a guidepost to the world of books in our time." -Thunder Bay Chronicle-Journal
"A gold mine.... What makes Eleanor Wachtel's "Writers & Company" delightful to hear makes [this] collection of writerly interviews delightful to read: Wit. Intelligence. Tact. Grace." -Editor's Choice, The Globe and Mail
"A true treasury." -Vancouver Province
"An absolutely beautiful read.... Wachtel is a passionate and articulate interviewer." -The Toronto Sun
"Reading Eleanor Wachtel is a delight-- More Writers & Company, like its predecessor, is a book to own and savour." -London Free Press

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About the Author

Eleanor Wachtel

Eleanor Wachtel is a writer and broadcaster who has hosted CBC Radio’s award-winning Writers & Company since its inception in 1990 and The Arts Today since 1996. In addition to her widely acclaimed Writers & Company and More Writers & Company, she contributed to Dropped Threads and Lost Classics and has co-authored or co-edited three other books. Her work has also appeared in numerous magazines and newspapers, including Saturday Night, Maclean’s and The Globe and Mail. Among the many honours she has received in recognition of her contribution to Canadian intellectual and cultural life, she won the 2002 Jack Award for supporting Canadian books and authors. Born and raised in Montreal, where she studied English literature at McGill University, Eleanor Wachtel lives in Toronto.

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