The Yellow Birds

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The war tried to kill us in the spring.

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The first words of this National Book Award finalist.  A story I could not put down.

No, I mean I physically could not stop reading and could not put it down.  I bought this book at 2:00 on a Saturday afternoon, and I finished it 8 hours later because yes, it is that good.

Here’s a short interview with Kevin Powers:

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