24 Apr 2020

‘Pandemics can cause more heartbreak than terrorism or even war’ – writer Lawrence Wright

The Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Lawrence Wright is best known for his works of nonfiction – including a seminal book on 9/11.

But his latest work is a novel… or so he thought.

‘The End of October’ is about a virus that starts in Asia, turning into a global pandemic that brings economic ruin.

We speak to him, and ask what is stranger – truth or fiction?