Join New York Times bestselling authors Philip Caputo and Doug Stanton along with writer/actor/photographer Benjamin Busch in an informal discussion with Lansing Online News blogger Bill CastanierÂ on the impact of war on culture.Â A Great Michigan Read program.
Where: East Lansing Hannah Community Center, Albert A. White Performing Arts Theater
When: 8:00 PM, Tuesday, May 18
Tickets: $5/adult; students free. Available online (www.michiganhumanities.org) or call 517-372-7770
Philip Caputo’s A Rumor of War, a memoir of his service during the Vietnam War as a Marine lieutenant, has become a classic with more than two million copies sold since its publication in 1977. He is the author of 13 other books.
Doug Stanton penned two New York Times bestsellers, In Harm’s Way and Horse Soldiers, the latter chronicling a small band of soldiers who secretly entered Afghanistan after 9/11 and rode to war on horses against the Taliban.
Benjamin Busch has appeared in The Wire and Generation Kill. His photographs from his two combat tours in Iraq have been featured in numerous exhibits and publications. His memoir “Bearing Arms” recently appeared in Harper’s.