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Jane Mayer & George Packer in conversation

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The J. Anthony Lukas Prize Project and the Columbia Journalism School present a conversation between celebrated New Yorker writers Jane Mayer and George Packer. Mayer's latest book, "The Dark Side: Inside Story of How the War on Terror Turned Into a War on American Ideals, won the 2009 J. Anthony Lukas Book Prize. Packer, a former judge for the Lukas Book Prize, is the author most recently of "The Assassin's Gate: America in Iraq." His new book, "Interesting Times: Writings from a Turbulent Decade" is coming out in fall 2009. Listen in as they discuss the art of narrative nonfiction, the state of writing today and much, much more. More about the prizes at LukasPrize.org