Tag Archives: Tim O’Brien

Veterans On War and Writing

In honor of veterans and active duty military members across the country, on this Veterans Day we’d like to share some thoughts on war and writing from a few veterans of both war and writing. Tim O’Brien, Karl Marlantes and Elliot Ackerman all visited us this past year as part of our robust lineup of […]

In Their Own Words: Tim O’Brien

In his classic book The Things They Carried, Tim O’Brien writes, “Stories are for joining the past to the future. Stories are for those late hours in the night when you can’t remember how you got from where you were to where you are. Stories are for eternity, when memory is erased, when there is nothing […]

The American Writers Museum presents Tim O'Brien at the Harold Washington Library in Chicago

Tim O’Brien

Join the American Writers Museum and the Chicago Public Library on Tuesday, October 22nd, in welcoming National Book Award-winning novelist Tim O’Brien, presenting his first new book in almost 20 years. In Dad’s Maybe Book O’Brien, author of The Things They Carried, Going After Cacciato and In The Lake of the Woods, tells stories of […]