Richard Ford with Kirsty Wark (2017 Event)

Richard Ford is one of America’s greatest writers, capturing the changing face of the USA since the late 70s. He writes of the human condition with wit, passion and an uncanny observational eye. His beloved country has gone through seismic shifts in the past 18 months with many questioning what's next. In this event filmed live at the 2017 Edinburgh International Book Festival, he talks to BBC Newsnight's Kirsty Wark to explore the reality of the American Dream today.

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