NPR: TALK OF THE NATION

War Memoirs Offer Ground View of Iraq

October 06, 200512:00 AM ET

Throughout history, soldiers penned books, poems, diaries and letters home. Two years after American troops invaded Iraq, a flood of books arrive, written by U.S. soldiers fighting in Iraq.

Guests:

Colby Buzzell, author of My War: Killing Time in Iraq

Nate Fick, author of One Bullet Away: The Making of a Marine Officerand former marine captain

Charlotte Abbott, senior editor at Publisher's Weekly

Mark Bowden, national correspondent for The Atlantic Monthly

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