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Tuesday, August 9, 2022

Writer Ben Fountain on why Dallas is the most American city

Editor’s note: “The Deep Side of Dallas” is hosted by deputy editorials editor Rudy Bush and the University of North Texas System’s Paul Corliss. The show explores the past, present and future of the city of Dallas, including its culture, politics, history and development.

In This Episode

Ben Fountain, author of Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk among other works, talks about storytelling, the role Dallas plays in his writing and his sense of this city as an essence of America.

Ben Fountain’s latest book is Beautiful Country Burn Again.(Michael Hogue/Staff Artist / )

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