Martyn Burke is an author and journalist. His previous novels include Laughing War and The Commissar’s Report. He is also a documentary filmmaker, whose Under Fire: Journalists in Combat won a Peabody Award in 2013. He has written extensively for film and television, most notably as writer of HBO’s political satire The Second Civil War. Burke presents his new tragi-comic novel, Music for Love or War, which follows a Canadian sharp-shooter and a soldier in the US Army in their searches for the women they love.