The Best of Writers and Company
“[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.