Reviews and Blog Posts: soldiers

The red badge of courage

by Stephen Crane

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The Red Badge of Courage is a book I read when I was young but I have no memories of it so it’s been like reading something new.  This is the tale of Henry Fielding, a young man who signs up to fight for the Union during the Civil War. ...

The things they carried : a work of fiction

by Tim O'Brien

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The Things They Carried by Tim O’Brien is considered a classic novel and can be found on many “must read” lists. What I wasn’t expecting were the beautiful words. Every time I opened the book, I’m struck again by the beautiful words.  O’Brien’s tales are short stories about the members...


by Alex Myers

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Alex Myers' fictionalized account of the life of Deborah Samson, who served in the Continental Army during the American Revolution as Robert Shurtliff, is a vividly imagined tale of identity, freedom, heroism and love. In 1782, Deborah wants more than her life as a weaver and servant to others. She...

Billy Lynn's long halftime walk

by Ben Fountain

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Billy Lynn, a 19 year-old soldier, is a newly-decorated war hero home from Iraq for a "victory tour" with other survivors from his U.S. Army squad. These brave young men are to appear in the halftime show at the Dallas Cowboys' Thanksgiving Day game. But the day is not all...

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Our friends at Curious Theatre Company are bringing us a special night of thought provoking staged readings -- and a chance to win tix to their new production 9 CIRCLES!

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