Book News

An Evening with Tim O’Brien

October 17, 2019

The great Tim O'Brien is on a nationwide book tour for his first literary offering in seventeen years, Dad’s Maybe Book,  a non-fiction meditation on late fatherhood, war in general, and the Vietnam War and his…

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MacArthur Foundation Grant to Ocean Vuong

September 25, 2019

Every year, the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation presents large financial grants to creative people--the so-called "Genius Grants." The Foundation recently announced this year's MacArthur Fellows, each of whom will receive $650,000 over…

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Karl Marlantes’ New Novel

July 1, 2019

Karl Marlantes, the former Marine and the author of the critically acclaimed, best-selling 2010 Vietnam War novel Matterhorn, will publish his second novel, Deep River, tomorrow, July 2, 2019. Marlantes---who served for a year as a…

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‘Do Not Stop,’ an In-Country Vietnam War Short Story in ‘The New Yorker’

March 18, 2019

Yes, that is correct. For the first time in living memory (sort of), the august New Yorker magazine in the January 21 issue ran an in-country Vietnam War short story. The good news is that…

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Author Query: ISO Former 11th Cav Medic Robert Marr

February 5, 2019

The Canadian journalist Morris Dalla Costa, who recently retired after a long career as a columnist for the London (Ontario) Free Press, is writing a book about Robert Marr. A fellow Canadian, Marr served as…

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Lee Barnes’ Latest Book

January 21, 2019

H. Lee Barnes---the award-winning novelist and short-story writer who served as an Army Special Forces sergeant in the Vietnam War---recently published Life is a Country Western Song (Boabab Press, 176 pp., $16.95), a collection of a…

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Book Query: Contributors to PTSD Fiction Anthology

December 7, 2018

The author and publisher James Musgrave is looking for fellow veterans to contribute to a new fiction anthology he'll be publishing next year called Two Birds with One Diamond. The theme of the book is "Surviving…

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Preview of New Book on Vietnam War POW Wives

November 24, 2018

St. Martin's Press has just released a video in which the author Heath Hardage Lee discusses her upcoming, ground-breaking book, The League of Wives: The Untold Story of the Women Who Took on the U.S. Government to…

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Juris Jurjevics, 1943-2018

November 13, 2018

Juris Jurjevics, a novelist, editor, and the co-founder of the New York independent publishing house, Soho Press, died November 7 at age 75 of heart disease. Jurvevics, who was born in Latvia and emigrated to…

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Winston Groom on FDR, Churchill, and Stalin

November 7, 2018

Winston Groom, the writer and Vietnam War veteran best known for his best-selling novel Forest Gump and his Civil War histories, has just published The Allies: Roosevelt, Churchill, Stalin, and the Unlikely Alliance that Won…

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