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When Lawrence Wright wrote The End of October—in which a deadly virus works its way around the world, leaving economic meltdown, conspiracy theories, and mass death in its wake—he understood that such a disaster was a possibility. But he had no idea it would be realised so soon. Here, the author and The New Yorker staff writer sits down to discuss his brilliant and all-too-prescient novel. With Claire Nichols. Recorded at MWF Digital in 2020.