Writers & Company

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A.A. Knopf, 1993 - Biography & Autobiography - 301 pages
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Review: Writers & Company: In Conversation with CBC Radio's Eleanor Wachtel

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Great interviews with a good variety of writers in both genre and background. Full of insight (keep a highlighter in hand if you're an aspiring writer). Read full review

Review: Writers & Company: In Conversation with CBC Radio's Eleanor Wachtel

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Great interviews with a good variety of writers in both genre and background. Full of insight (keep a highlighter in hand if you're an aspiring writer). Read full review

Contents

introduction
1
Russell Banks
19
Spalding Gray
33
Michael Ondaarje
49
Amos Oz
64
A S Byatt
77
Jane Dunn on Virginia Woolf and Vanessa Bell
90
Jonathan Raban
113
Diane Wood Middlebrook on Anne Sexton
159
Nadine Gordimer
173
Margaret Atwood
190
Amy Hempel
204
David Marr on Patrick White
222
Doris Lessing
241
Mary Gordon
262
Margaret Drabble
290

Salman Rushdie
138

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About the author (1993)

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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