Articles Related to Vietnam War themed novel

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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The Sorceress of Menlo Park by Richard Sloan

September 15, 2015

Richard Sloan served in the Marine Corps from 1966-69, including a 1967-68 tour of duty in the Vietnam War. In his novel, The Sorceress of Menlo Park (Amazon Digital Services, 398 pp., $5.99, Kindle), the…

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Vietnam: The Other Side by Duong Nguyen

September 7, 2015

Since the communist takeover of South Vietnam on April 30, 1975, many writers have produced books about various aspects of the Vietnam War. Duong Nguyen---a medical doctor who fled his homeland in 1975 and lives in the…

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The Bangkok Asset by John Burdett

September 4, 2015

Sometimes fiction is stranger than truth. That’s certainly the case in John Burdett’s latest thriller, The Bangkok Asset (Knopf, 307 pp., $25.95). This sixth novel in the series featuring the Thai detective Sonchai Jitpleecheep---the son…

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The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen

April 6, 2015

Viet Thanh Nguyen was born in Vietnam and raised in the United States. He teaches English and American studies at the University of Southern California. He is the author of an academic book, Race and…

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The Brightwood Stillness by Mark Pomeroy

March 30, 2015

Mark Pomeroy lives in Portland, Oregon, with his family. He was born in 1969, so he steered clear of service in the Vietnam War---but he was affected by it. The Brightwood Stillness (Oregon State University,…

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Arrow Moon by James V. Ventresco

December 7, 2014

James V. Ventresco's Arrow Moon: Reflections of the Sixties (CreateSpace, 288 pp., $11.50, paper) follows four college friends as they deal with the challenges of the sixties. Ventresco is enlisted in the Army to avoid…

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Stone Island by Richard Baker

November 4, 2014

Richard Baker served with the 4th Infantry Band in Vietnam, and has suffered, he tells us, "a lifelong battle with PTSD.”  He’s the author of the novel, Incoming: The Piteous Recognition of Slaughter , which…

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The Thin Wall by R. Cyril West

October 17, 2014

R. Cyril West was in elementary school during the Vietnam War. His novel,  The Thin Wall (Molon Labe Books, 336 pp., $12.95, paper; $2.99, Kindle), takes place at the height of the war in 1968. It…

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The Lotus and the Storm by Lan Cao

September 25, 2014

Lan Cao is a professor at the Dale Fowler School of Law at Chapman University and the author of the novel Monkey Bridge . Robert Olen Butler calls her “one of our finest American writers, " saying that her…

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