Author Don Winslow on the war on drugs and 'The Border'

Novelist Don Winslow and his latest book 'The Border'
Novelist Don Winslow's latest novel, "The Border," is the final chapter of his trilogy about the war on drugs.
Photos courtesy of Robert Gallagher, book cover courtesy of publisher

Novelist Don Winslow has written hundreds of pages about America's war on drugs. He's taken readers into the labyrinth of Mexican cartels, revealed the cynical calculations made in the highest echelons of governments, and laid bare the violence and the damage that flow from America's greed for drugs.

MPR News host Kerri Miller spoke with Don Winslow about "The Border," the final chapter of his trilogy about the war on drugs.

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