Pulitzer Prize-winning author and journalist Lawrence Wright joins Carlos to talk about ‘The Plague Year’ — his new book on the impact of Covid-19 in America, released just over a year after his early-2020 novel about a deadly global pandemic portended the real-world coronavirus emergency with amazing accuracy. Their conversation crosses race, feminism, Wright’s conscientious objection to the Vietnam War, and his fascination with religion. Watch now.
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