Also, on Sunday's "Reliable Sources," Arianna Huffington had some nice things to say about Michael, and during the third hour of TheSitRoom on Monday, Jack and one of his e-mailers did, as well. Just thought I'd share them...
Thanks to all of you who wrote and commiserated, too... Definitely makes the all-nighters worth while!
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View the photographs taken by Yuri Kozyrev
during the battle of Fallujah
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These photos are copyright Time magazine and Yuri Kozyrev. I have archived them here simply for easier access.
Thanks to Sharon for sending the link.
House to House: An Epic Memoir of War
by SSG David Bellavia with John R. Bruning
I have read a lot of books about the Iraq war. Literally an entire bookshelf worth. Many of them are Very Important Books, the kind that will make their way into course curriculums of the future, that are cited as reference material for other books, that hit the NYTimes best-seller list.
But I have never pressed my friends to read them, never choked up trying to explain why a particular book was so important, never said that they would never forget this book.
Not until House to House.
For more information about the book, check out the publisher's website.
For information on appearances, check out www.davidbellavia.com.
I picked up my copy of the book today and it is incredible. If the standard for war memoirs is "gritty," then reading this is like being sandblasted... Yes, there is stuff in there about Michael, and I will write up some of that in the next couple of days, but you can't read this book without being deeply, deeply moved by what these guys went through.
More to come once I've finished reading it...
I will go back and re-convert older clips as I have time -- my poor little PowerBook will be working overtime for quite a while to tackle this project, but I think it will be a worthwhile addition to the site. (Thanks again, Sean!)