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Eleanor Wachtel

Host, Writers and Company — Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)

Host of @CBC Radio's Writers & Company and Wachtel on the Arts on IDEAS

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"If you showed a cat a book + tried to explain what a novel is, the cat would have no sensory apparatus to understand what this thing was. I think in the same way, human beings could be in the presence of the divine + have absolutely no ability to see it." #MaryGaitskill #WandC
"Les Misérables" is the most frequently adapted novel of all time! A new theatrical version opens tomorrow in Toronto @theatreSG For my conversation with #DavidBellos author of THE NOVEL OF THE CENTURY:  http://www.cbc.ca/radio/writersandcompany/david-bellos-on-why-les-mis%C3%A9rables-still-resonates-today-1.4385804   https://twitter.com/FIXTPOINT/status/973564404326371328 
Nordic counties take top 4 rankings as happiest in the world. Even their immigrants are happiest! Canada #7.  https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/mar/14/finland-happiest-country-world-un-report?CMP=share_btn_tw 
“Scientifically I haven’t achieved much recently – the brain gradually goes off with age, although that’s not so unpleasant. It also means that you’re not so answerable for your later years.” #AlbertEinstein to his sister  https://www.theguardian.com/books/2018/mar/14/albert-einstein-letters-sister-maja?CMP=share_btn_tw 
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