By Joe Muscolino 4 min read
Instead of writing about war, Tim O'Brien writes through it, unpacking the psychological baggage borne by confused and courageous soldiers. In his new afterword to Going After Cacciato, we witness this deft literary compassion firsthand.
By Jay A. Fernandez 5 min read
Where you fall in your gut reaction to a film as well-intentioned, sad, and brutal as Peter Berg's Lone Survivor will be determined by your ability to find any meaning in war itself.