In this programme Vincent Woods speaks with Jeanine Cummins about her best-selling novel ‘American Dirt’ and discusses her observation of the migrant crisis at the US-Mexican border and the tensions in post-Trump, culture-warring America.


Nelofer Pazira pays tribute to her late husband, the journalist and writer Robert Fisk, and discusses her own work as a film-maker and writer and considers the situation in her home country of Afghanistan now that the US has withdrawn and the Taliban are back in power.