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War Novels

American-Style War, Sunny-Side Up

Tom Engelhardt | Posted 02.09.2014 | Politics
Tom Engelhardt

In the years when I was growing up more or less middle class, American war on the childhood front couldn't have been sunnier.

Veterans: Capitalizing on the Entertainment Industry

Kerry Patton | Posted 05.08.2013 | Entertainment
Kerry Patton

The days of traditional entertainment houses capitalizing on veteran's stories may soon be doomed. Doomed may be the wrong word used here however, the point is, traditional entertainment houses better beware. Veterans are on to something very unique.

Finding the Face of My Muse: A Vietnam Veteran I Never Met

Susan Dormady Eisenberg | Posted 07.08.2012 | Books
Susan Dormady Eisenberg

So in a few weeks when Memorial Day again rolls around, I'll raise a glass to my pen pal and say the words, "Semper Fi." And I'll be silently thanking the VVMF for its ongoing campaign to find and post photos of all who died in that conflict.

Kurt Vonnegut Returns To Midland City

Matt Sledge | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Matt Sledge

Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.'s depiction of his home town of Indianapolis swung between admiration and contempt, but it always conveyed a basic sense of longing. A new museum there showcases his complicated sense of home.

Karl Marlantes: My Top 10 War Stories

The Guardian | Karl Marlantes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

"It seems to me that a great war book must speak the truth about war; that it is mostly tedious, numbing, confusing, occasionally thrilling, filled wi...

Writing About War

The New York Times | ELISABETH BUMILLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Soldier-writers have long produced American literature, from Ulysses S. Grant's memoirs about the Civil War to Norman Mailer's World War II novel, "Th...

Veterans Day: 10 Classic American War Books (POLL)

Huffington Post | Jessie Kunhardt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

In honor of Veterans Day, we've put together a list of 10 great American war books. These range from the timeless classics to the modern, from those t...