Anthony Swofford is the author of Jarhead. His next book will be published by Knopf. He lives in Pittsburgh.

Two Against the World

Christa Parravani has written a powerful new memoir, Her, about the death of her twin. She speaks to her husband, Anthony Swofford, about two siblings trying to negotiate life with one personality.

To understand war and its costs, one should turn to one writer. 'Jarhead' author Anthony Swofford salutes Karl Marlantes’ powerful new book.