Book Talk

John Bronzo Reading June 1 to help VVA

May 31, 2017

John Bronzo, the author of the Vietnam War-themed CIA thriller, Mary Bernadette: Secrets of a Dallas Moon, which we reviewed favorably last year on our Books in Review II page, will be participating in the…

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John Bronzo Author Talk, Bridgehampton, N.Y.

May 5, 2016

Next,  Tuesday, May 10, author John Bronzo will be doing an talk at 7:00 p.m. at the Hampton Library in Bridgehampton, New York, on his new book,  Mary Bernadette: Secrets of a Dallas Moon.  To…

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May 2 Tribute to Robert Stone in D.C.

April 28, 2016

On Monday, May 2, the Folger Shakespeare Library and PEN/Faulkner will hold an event to celebrate the life and work of Robert Stone at the Folger’s Elizabethan Theatre on Capitol Hill (201 E. Capitol St.)…

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Marlantes on War on 'Moyers and Company'

August 1, 2012

Karl Marlantes---the former Marine and the author of the highly acclaimed Vietnam War novel, Matterhorn ---was the subject of the July 27 edition of the excellent PBS-TV  show "Moyers and Company."   Marlantes, who will…

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Komunyakaa – National Book Award Finalist

October 22, 2011

Pulitzer-Prize winning poet Yusef Komunyakaa, who served in the U.S. Army in the Vietnam War, was named one of five finalists for the 2011 National Book Award in Poetry for his latest collection,  The Chameleon…

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Martlantes on Veterans Radio this Saturday

October 20, 2011

Karl Marlantes, the former Marine and the author of the acclaimed Vietnam War novel Matterhorn , as well as a powerful new memoir, What Is Like to Go To War , will be the featured…

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Tim O'Brien On Line

August 24, 2010

Marilyn Knapp Litt, who has run the Tim O'Brien Home Page as a labor of love for many years, has just redone the site and updated its links.  Fans of the great novelist--pictured above in…

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More on The Things They Carried 20th Anniversary

March 20, 2010

Tim O'Brien's publisher, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, is rolling out a huge marketing package to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the publication of his iconic collection of interconnected in-country Vietnam War short stories, The Things They…

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The Things They Carried at 20

February 11, 2010

Time goes quickly when you're in the upper middle age brackets, so I guess it shouldn't be a surprise that 2010 marks the 20th anniversary of the publication of Tim O'Brien's Vietnam War classic, The…

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Fatal Light – the 20th Anniversary Edition

March 25, 2009

  Richard Currey's classic Vietnam War and post-war novel, Fatal Light , which came out to sterling reviews in 1989, is about to be published in a new 20th Anniversary Edition from the Santa Fe…

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