The Best of Writers and Company

by Eleanor Wachtel (Author)

"[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 Shields

Eleanor 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.

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Publication date
April 25, 2016
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