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Eleanor Wachtel


Eleanor Wachtel has earned a reputation as one of the world’s best literary interviewers during her more than 30 years as host of CBC Radio’s Writers & Company. Five books of her interviews have been published, including Random Illuminations, which won the Independent Publisher Book Award, Original Minds and most recently, The Best of Writers & Company. She also co-founded and hosted Wachtel on the Arts and continues to host TIFF’s popular Books on Film series, now in its second decade. Wachtel has earned numerous accolades for her contributions to Canadian cultural life: nine honorary degrees and Officer of the Order of Canada.

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