Book Talk

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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Tim O’Brien at Brookdale CC March 8-9 in N.J.

March 7, 2009

Tim O'Brien, the acclaimed novelist (Going After Cacciato, The Things They Carried, et al. ) and Vietnam War veteran who teaches at Texas State University, San Marcos, will take part in two events on Sunday,…

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War and the Soul on Audio

December 18, 2008

Clinical psychotherapist Ed Tick’s 1997 book, War and the Soul: Healing Our Nation’s Veterans from Post-traumatic Stress Disorder is now available on CD from Quest Books. The six-CD set, like the book, is a distillation…

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G. Greene on M. Herr's Dispatches

December 17, 2008

Graham Greene, the prolific British novelist who wrote The Quiet American , the seminal fictional work dealing with the American misadventure in Vietnam, was also a prolific letter writer. Greene wrote some 2, 000 letters…

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