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Pick of the day: Post-war lit

By Christian Davenport

I suppose that as the war in Iraq dies down, we'll begin to step away and reflect on what it all really meant. There will be a time of catharsis and closure. And one of the ways we get there from here is through the literature produced by those who served, and traded a rifle for a pen. This piece from Sunday's Outlook section is one of the best stories from Iraq I've read in years, and I hope that it's only the beginning of a new genre of post-war memoirs to come.

By Christian Davenport  | August 30, 2010; 9:02 AM ET
Categories:  Story Picks  | Tags:  iraq war, iraq war literature, iraq war memoirs, writing about iraq war  
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