This post is part of our Guest Picks series, featuring members of our library community sharing their favorite books and movies.
Tim O'Brien is the author of our NEA Big Read selection, The Things They Carried - a collection of linked semi-autobiographical stories inspired by his experiences in the Vietnam War. He will be joining us for an afternoon discussion at the University of Mary Washington's Dodd Auditorium on Saturday, April 27, 2019, from 3:00 to 5:00.
"I have been reading nonstop for more than sixty-five years, and it's a challenge to select only a handful of books and stories as my favorites. However, after much coin-flipping, I happily suggest the following titles, each of which I've returned to again and again."