As the dust settles after the controversial US presidential election, novelist Zoe Heller, a Brit living in New York, gives her perspective on where America should go now.
As the dust settles after America's most controversial election campaign, BBC Radio 4 asks five acclaimed writers to give their point of view on where America goes now.
What lasting impact will Donald Trump have on American politics? Is race an even more toxic issue after 8 years of a black President? And have we reached a point where the United States is too divided to govern?
In the first programme, the novelist Zoe Heller will give her perspective as a Brit living in New York.