Sarah Churchwell and Justin Webb
Sarah Churchwell is Professor of American Literature and Chair of Public Understanding of the Humanities at the School of Advanced Study, University of London. She is the author of Careless People: Murder, Mayhem and The Invention of The Great Gatsby and The Many Lives of Marilyn Monroe. Her literary journalism has appeared widely in newspapers and she comments regularly on arts, culture, and politics for television and radio. She lives in London.
After serving as BBC North America Editor, Justin Webb joined the team of presenters on Radio 4's influential Today programme.
In the US he covered all the twists and turns of the Presidential election. As well as becoming a senior member of the White House press pack, he was the first British journalist to be granted a full television interview with President Obama.
Justin previously reported from Brussels as the BBC's European Correspondent. He has also covered elections in Australia, a coup in the Maldives and Mafia trials in Italy. And as well as various overseas postings, he has anchored Breakfast News and The World Tonight.
He is the author of Have A Nice Day and Notes on Them and Us.