National Book Award finalist and decorated U.S. veteran Elliot Ackerman distills his experiences as a Marine in Iraq and Afghanistan in his meditative memoir, “Places and Names: On War, Revolution, and Returning.”
Find out more about Ackerman's work and the broader meaning of his return to Iraq and Afghanistan as a journalist.
And if you’re in the Boston area, join us at the Boston Book Festival on Oct.19. The free event starts at 12:30 p.m. in the Old South Church at 645 Boylston Street.
- April Austin, Books editor and deputy editor of The Christian Science Monitor Weekly