Articles Related to Tim O’Brien

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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Tim O’Brien on the Vietnam War and Season III of ‘This is Us’

March 27, 2019

Last summer we reported on the fact that the award-winning novelist Tim (The Things They Carried) O'Brien, was hired to consult on the upcoming third season of the popular NBC-TV family drama, This is Us.  That…

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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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On War: The Best Military Histories

December 28, 2013

The Pritzker Military Library and Museum in Chicago's Literature Award for Lifetime Achievement in Military Writing honors "writers whose work adds to the public’s understanding of military history and the role played by the military…

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The Things They Carried Audiobook

December 2, 2013

Tim O'Brien's The Things We Carried burst upon the scene almost a generation ago, in 1990. Today, O'Brien's tour-de-force book of interconnected Vietnam War short stories has become one of the most-read and most-celebrated literary…

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Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk by Ben Fountain

March 29, 2013

Back in 1987, I moderated a panel discussion with four accomplished writers at Vietnam Veterans of America's National Convention in Washington, D.C. The topic was the Vietnam War Novel. The panelists were Robert Olen Butler,…

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