Festival of Words: Luke Harding


In Collusion, award-winning journalist Luke Harding reveals the true nature of Trump’s decades-long relationship with Russia. Featuring exclusive new material and drawing on sources from the intelligence community, Harding tells an astonishing story of offshore money, sketchy real estate deals, a Miss Universe Pageant, mobsters, money laundering, hacking and Kremlin espionage. This book gets to the heart of the biggest political scandal of the modern era. Russia is reshaping the world order to its advantage; this is something that should trouble us all.

‘Luke Harding is one of the best reporters in the world and has written the definitive book on relations between Putin and Trump.’ Roberto Saviano

‘Stylish writing, meticulous research, and fact-checking… A detailed exposé of a dark world of spies, bribes, mega-money laundering, Russian mafia, and Trump cronies… A non-fiction John le Carré. Mesmerising.’ Richard Dawkins

Luke Harding is a journalist, writer and award-winning foreign correspondent with the Guardian. Between 2007 and 2011, he was the Guardian’s Moscow bureau chief. The Kremlin expelled him from the country in the first case of its kind since the Cold War.

Luke Harding will be in conversation with Sean Dettman.