LARB’s Tom Lutz talks with Errol Morris about his brilliant new film Wormword, which debuts this week on Netflix, and how it relates to this mystery. Where did it all go wrong? Also, John Freeman returns to recommend Solmaz Sharif’s sublime book of verse, Look. As Morris explains, a society that builds powerful, secretive, violent institutions cannot also be an honest democracy with citizens who demand to know the truth — and what better way to deliver this message than an uncanny, six-part, binge-worthy, murder mystery. LARB Radio Hour: Errol Morris Investigates the Death of Truth in America
By LARB AV – December 15, 2017
It’s the question on everyone’s mind: how the hell did we get here, Donald Trump’s America?