BOOKS

War Stories: Karl Marlantes' Top 10

"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 with love for your comrades, and ultimately leaves you sad. Then, of course, there is the constant authorial challenge to keep the reader turning the pages -- a challenge fully met by all of these tales."

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