From the author of Going After Cacciato and The Things They Carried comes an intensely personal account of author Tim O'Brien's year as a foot soldier in Vietnam. O'Brien takes readers behind the lines of combat to explore the confusion and ambiguity of masculinity and morality in war. Touching, painful, and beautifully written, If I Die in a Combat Zone is exemplary in its genre.Read More
I laughed out loud a few times, which was NOT what I was expecting. I also cried, which I wasn't expecting either.
One Plus One is a sweet, fun romp that follows single mother, Jess, and tech big wig Ed, as they each struggle with their own problems — hers making ends meet and his recent charges for insider trading.Read More
Because it's by Rick Bragg and Rick Bragg is a bada** writer. Bragg is most famous for All Over but the Shoutin', a ridiculously engaging memoir that recounts his childhood living in poverty in north-eastern Alabama. Jerry Lee Lewis: His Own Story has that same Rick Bragg flair, but with the added allure of telling the story of rock and roll legend, Jerry Lee Lewis, straight from the source.Read More