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‘Lieutenant Dangerous’ uses wry humor to point out the absurdity of Vietnam War

In his memoir about being drafted into the Vietnam War, Jeff Danziger lays bare the futility and waste, as well as his own naiveté. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2021-08-03 20:35:22 UTC ]
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Covering the tragedy in Surfside from near and far

Early on Thursday morning, a residential condo collapsed in Surfside, a town just north of Miami Beach, in Florida. Joey Flechas, a reporter for the Miami Herald, was quickly on the scene, since he lives ten minutes away from the building. “I’m a member of this community who has talked to some... Continue reading at 'Columbia Journalism Review'

[ Columbia Journalism Review | 2021-06-28 12:02:47 UTC ]
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Neil Sheehan Dies at 84; Times Reporter Obtained the Pentagon Papers

His exhaustive coverage of the Vietnam War also led to the book “A Bright Shining Lie,” which won a National Book Award and a Pulitzer Prize. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-01-07 23:20:39 UTC ]
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The Things They Carried is finally being adapted for film (and the cast is insane).

Since its publication in 1990, Tim O’Brien’s The Things They Carried, a linked collection of semi-autobiographical short stories about the Vietnam War, has become a modern classic—in fact, its title story is the most frequently anthologized piece of short fiction in the last three decades, and... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-11-03 15:27:57 UTC ]
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Al Roker: Don’t Worry. It’s Okay to Cry at Work.

The year 1975 was notable for a few reasons: the debut of Saturday Night Live, the disappearance of Jimmy Hoffa, Patty Hearst landed on the FBI’s Most Wanted list, the Vietnam War came to an end, and Bruce Springsteen released his hit album Born to Run. That summer the movie Jaws would reign... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-07-31 08:48:30 UTC ]
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Oneworld to publish 'riveting' novel set against backdrop of the Vietnam War

Oneworld has acquired a "riveting" novel set against the backdrop of the Vietnam War, written by Vietnamese poet, journalist and translator Nguyễn Phan Quế Mai. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-18 07:41:08 UTC ]
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Larry Heinemann, Novelist of the Vietnam War, Dies at 75

His “Paco’s Story” was the surprise winner of the National Book Award for fiction in 1987, beating books by Toni Morrison and Philip Roth. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2019-12-17 23:53:36 UTC ]
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This Week's Bestsellers: June 19, 2017

Actor and comedian Kevin Hart has the #3 book in the country with the memoir ‘I Can’t Make This Up.’ Plus Arundhati Roy’s sophomore novel arrives two decades after ‘The God of Small Things,’ and ‘Black Hawk Down’ author Mark Bowden turns his attention to the Vietnam War. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Picador to publish Vietnam deserters tale

Picador is to publish Operation Chaos by Matthew Sweet, a “compelling narrative account” of the true story of a group of US military deserters who found asylum in Sweden during the Vietnam War. Publisher Paul Baggaley acquired UK and Commonwealth rights from Simon Trewin at WME, while Paul... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-10-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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February’s Top Reviews of Self-Published Books from BlueInk Review

February's notable reviews of self-published titles include stars for a 'startling' memoir about the Vietnam War and a 'fascinating' exploration of human rights. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2014-02-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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