Ben Fountain's satiric novel, Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk, set in Texas during the war in Iraq, won the National Book Critics Award and was a National Book Award finalist. The book was called “the Catch-22 of the Iraq war” by novelist and Marine Corps veteran Karl Marlantes. A movie based on Fountain’s novel and directed by Oscar-winner Ang Lee will be released in November. Free and open to the public. No tickets required.
Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 7:00pm
Manheimer Room, Reuter Center