The Plague Year: America in the time of COVID-19

In this online event, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Lawrence Wright joined Centre Director Peter Trubowitz in conversation about his new book, The Plague Year: America in the Time of Covid.


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Lawrence Wright (@lawrence_wright) has been a staff writer at The New Yorker since 1992. He is also an author, a screenwriter and a playwright. Wright has published twelve books, including The Looming Tower: Al Qaeda's Road to 9/11, which was translated into twenty-four languages and won the Pulitzer Prize for general nonfiction. In 2018, the book was adapted into a Hulu original drama.



Peter Trubowitz

Peter Trubowitz (@ptrubowitz) is Professor of International Relations and Director of the Phelan US Centre at the London School of Economics and Political Science and Associate Fellow at Chatham House


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This event was held on 6 October 2021.

Header image: "nyc pandemic 4-6-14" by Dan DeLuca is licensed under CC BY 2.0


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