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Best Indie War Stories of 2013

  • NONFICTION

    A FLOWERSHOP IN BAGHDAD

    OCT. 3, 2012

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR

A FLOWERSHOP IN BAGHDAD

by Michael Banzet

Action takes a rear guard to the human element in this compelling account of a soldier’s mission being accomplished. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    Democracy's Missing Arsenal

    SEPT. 10, 2013

  • FICTION

    GOAT GAME

    JAN. 5, 2013

FICTION

GOAT GAME

by Wickliffe W. Walker

Insightful, striking portrayal of the Afghan culture and people. Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    Stretchers Not Available

    JAN. 20, 2012

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR

Stretchers Not Available

by John Rickett

Together, Rickett’s commentary and his son’s light touch chronicle the intricacies of man’s wartime condition, at which... Full review >

FULL REVIEW >

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