Investigative journalist Omar El Akkad has written a remarkable novel, "American War." It's a look that this country in the near future, as it fights a second civil war – one waged over the use of fossil fuels.
The book has been selected by Writers & Books for this year's Rochester Reads program. El Akkad joins us in studio for the hour. Our guests:
- Omar El Akkad, author of “American War”
- Karen van Meenen, coordinator of the Rochester Reads and Debut Novel Series programs at Writers & Books