Beyond the Book

Check out the display in the library across from the reference desk.  Hard copies of this bibliography are available there as well as many of the books listed.

Recommended Books

Selected bibliography for themes related to:  Fire and Forget: Short Stories from the Long War  edited by Roy Scranton and Matt Gallagher Common Reading book for 2014-15

Iraq War, 2003-2011

Barker, Martin. A ‘Toxic Genre': The Iraq War Films. London: Pluto Press, 2011. In the SCSU Miller Center Library at: https://scsu.mplus.mnpals.net/vufind/Record/007591466 

Finkel, David. Thank You for Your Service. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2013. In the SCSU Miller Center Library at: https://scsu.mplus.mnpals.net/vufind/Record/007830889 

Fukuyama, Francis. America at the Crossroads: Democracy, Power, and the Neoconservative Legacy. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2006. In the SCSU Miller Center Library at: https://scsu.mplus.mnpals.net/vufind/Record/006222524 

Gallagher, Matt. Kaboom: Embracing the Suck in a Savage Little War. New York: Da Capo Press, 2011. In the SCSU Miller Center Library at: https://scsu.mplus.mnpals.net/vufind/Record/007878339 

Glasser, Ronald J. Broken Bodies, Shattered Minds: A Medical Odyssey from Vietnam to Afghanistan. Palisades: History Pub. Co., 2011. In the SCSU Miller Center Library at: https://scsu.mplus.mnpals.net/vufind/Record/007460330 

Gordon, Michael R., and Bernard E. Trainor. The Endgame: The Inside Story of the Struggle for Iraq, From George W. Bush to Barack Obama. New York: Pantheon Books, 2012. In the SCSU Miller Center Library at: https://scsu.mplus.mnpals.net/vufind/Record/007706340 

Harvey, Frank P. Explaining the Iraq War: Counterfactual Theory, Logic and Evidence. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012. In the SCSU Miller Center Library at: https://scsu.mplus.mnpals.net/vufind/Record/007562327 

Kamalipour, Yahya R., and Nancy Snow. War, Media, and Propaganda: A Global Perspective. Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield, 2004. In the SCSU Miller Center Library at: https://scsu.mplus.mnpals.net/vufind/Record/005319403 

Record, Jeffrey. Beating Goliath: Why Insurgencies Win. Washington, D.C.: Potomac Books, 2007. In the SCSU Miller Center Library at: https://scsu.mplus.mnpals.net/vufind/Record/006555132 

Ricks, Thomas E. The Gamble: General David Petraeus and the American Military Adventure in Iraq, 2006-2008. New York: Penguin Press, 2009. In the SCSU Miller Center Library at: https://scsu.mplus.mnpals.net/vufind/Record/006978816 

Scannell-Desch, Elizabeth., and Mary Ellen Doherty. Nurses in War: Voices from Iraq and Afghanistan. New York: Springer, 2012. In the SCSU Miller Center Library at: https://scsu.mplus.mnpals.net/vufind/Record/007597417 

 

 

Afghan War, 2001-         

Exoo, Calvin F. The Pen and the Sword: Press, War, and Terror in the 21st Century. Los Angeles: SAGE, 2010. In the SCSU Miller Center Library at: https://scsu.mplus.mnpals.net/vufind/Record/007177516 

Gentilini, Fernando.  Afghan Lessons: Culture, Diplomacy, and Counterinsurgency. Washington, D.C.: Brookings Institution Press, 2013. In the SCSU Miller Center Library at: https://scsu.mplus.mnpals.net/vufind/Record/007752808 

Iraq Veterans Against the War., and Aaron Glantz. Winter Soldier, Iraq and Afghanistan: Eyewitness Accounts of the Occupations. Chicago: Haymarket Books, 2008. In the SCSU Miller Center Library at: https://scsu.mplus.mnpals.net/vufind/Record/006978849 

Junger, Sebastian. War. Toronto: HarperCollins, 2010. In the SCSU Miller Center Library at: https://scsu.mplus.mnpals.net/vufind/Record/007173963 

Minear, Larry. Through Veterans' Eyes: The Iraq and Afghanistan Experience. Washington, D.C.: Potomac Books, 2010. In the SCSU Miller Center Library at: https://scsu.mplus.mnpals.net/vufind/Record/007292291 

Rubin, Barnett R. Afghanistan from the Cold War through the War on Terror. New York: Oxford University Press, 2013. In the SCSU Miller Center Library at: https://scsu.mplus.mnpals.net/vufind/Record/007769700 

Rynning, Sten. NATO in Afghanistan: The Liberal Disconnect. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2012. In the SCSU Miller Center Library at: https://scsu.mplus.mnpals.net/vufind/Record/007703420  

Wildman, David., and Phyllis Bennis. Ending the US War in Afghanistan: A Primer. Northampton: Olive Branch Press, 2010. In the SCSU Miller Center Library at: https://scsu.mplus.mnpals.net/vufind/Record/007177543 

 

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Veterans

Finley, Erin P. Fields of Combat: Understanding PTSD Among Veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan. Ithaca: ILR Press, 2011. In the SCSU Miller Center Library at: https://scsu.mplus.mnpals.net/vufind/Record/007460327 

Dewey, Larry. War and Redemption: Treatment and Recovery in Combat-related Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. Burlington: Ashgate, 2004. In the SCSU Miller Center Library at: https://scsu.mplus.mnpals.net/vufind/Record/002916892 

Driscoll, Patricia P., Celia Straus, and Armed Forces Foundation (U.S.). Hidden Battles on Unseen Fronts: Stories of American Soldiers with Traumatic Brain Injury and PTSD. Drexel Hill: Casemate, 2009. In the SCSU Miller Center Library at: https://scsu.mplus.mnpals.net/vufind/Record/006946470 

Hoge, Charles W. Once a Warrior, Always a Warrior: Navigating the Transition From Combat to Home--including Combat Stress, PTSD, and MTBI. Guilford, 2010. In the SCSU Miller Center Library at: https://scsu.mplus.mnpals.net/vufind/Record/007460335

Johnson, James D. Combat Trauma: A Personal Look at Long-term Consequences. Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield, 2010. In the SCSU Miller Center Library at: https://scsu.mplus.mnpals.net/vufind/Record/007192492 

Lawhorne Scott, Cheryl, Don Philpott, and Government Institutes. Combat-related Traumatic Brain Injury and PTSD: A Resource and Recovery Guide. Lanham: Government Institutes, 2010. In the SCSU Miller Center Library at: https://scsu.mplus.mnpals.net/vufind/Record/007460337 

Nadelson, Theodore. Trained to Kill: Soldiers at War. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2005. In the SCSU Miller Center Library at: https://scsu.mplus.mnpals.net/vufind/Record/005284674 

Paulson, Daryl S., and Stanley Krippner. Haunted By Combat: Understanding PTSD in War Veterans. Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield, 2010. In the SCSU Miller Center Library at: https://scsu.mplus.mnpals.net/vufind/Record/007192488 

Slone, Laurie B., and Matthew J. Friedman. After the War Zone: A Practical Guide for Returning Troops and Their Families. Cambridge: Da Capo Lifelong, 2008. In the SCSU Miller Center Library at: https://scsu.mplus.mnpals.net/vufind/Record/006673847 

Whealin, Julia M., Lorie T DeCarvalho, and Edward M Vega. Clinician's Guide to Treating Stress After War: Education and Coping Interventions for Veterans. Hoboken: John Wiley & Sons, 2008. In the SCSU Miller Center Library at: https://scsu.mplus.mnpals.net/vufind/Record/006657431 

 

Military Spouses and Families of Military Personnel

Hall, Lynn K. (Lynn Karen). Counseling Military Families: What Mental Health Professionals Need to Know. New York: Routledge, 2008. In the SCSU Miller Center Library at: https://scsu.mplus.mnpals.net/vufind/Record/006729120 

Hill, Janelle., and Don Philpott. Special Needs Families in the Military: A Resource Guide. Lanham: Government Institutes, 2011.  In the SCSU Miller Center Library at: https://scsu.mplus.mnpals.net/vufind/Record/007460339  

Houppert, Karen. Home Fires Burning: Married to the Military, for Better or Worse. New York: Ballantine Books, 2005. In the SCSU Miller Center Library at: https://scsu.mplus.mnpals.net/vufind/Record/003623902 

Sheeler, Jim. Final Salute: A Story of Unfinished Lives. New York: Penguin Press, 2008. In the SCSU Miller Center Library at: https://scsu.mplus.mnpals.net/vufind/Record/006664054 

Wizelman, Leah. When the War Never Ends: The Voices of Military Members with PTSD and Their Families. Lenham: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2011. In the SCSU Miller Center Library at: https://scsu.mplus.mnpals.net/vufind/Record/007474695 

 

 

War Stories, American and Iraq War, 2003-2011 Fiction and Iraq War, 2003-2011 Poetry and Afghan War, 2001- Fiction and Military spouses Fiction 

Bly, Robert. The Insanity of Empire: A Book of Poems against the Iraq War. St. Paul: Ally Press, 2004. In the SCSU Miller Center Library at: https://scsu.mplus.mnpals.net/vufind/Record/006220294 

Fallon, Siobhan. You Know When the Men Are Gone. New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 2011. In the SCSU Miller Center Library at: https://scsu.mplus.mnpals.net/vufind/Record/007878416 

Klay, Phil. Redeployment. New York: Penguin, 2014. In the SCSU Miller Center Library at: https://scsu.mplus.mnpals.net/vufind/Record/007878091 

McLoughlin, Catherine Mary. The Cambridge Companion to War Writing. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2009. In the SCSU Miller Center Library at: https://scsu.mplus.mnpals.net/vufind/Record/007362333 

Powers, Kevin. The Yellow Birds: A Novel. New York: Little, Brown and Co., 2012. In the SCSU Miller Center Library at: https://scsu.mplus.mnpals.net/vufind/Record/007658266 

Roy-Bhattacharya, Joydeep. The Watch: A Novel. New York: Hogarth, 2012. In the SCSU Miller Center Library at: https://scsu.mplus.mnpals.net/vufind/Record/007541163 

Turner, Brian. Here, Bullet. Farmington: Alice James Books, 2005. In the SCSU Miller Center Library at: https://scsu.mplus.mnpals.net/vufind/Record/007878355 

Turner, Brian. Phantom Noise. Farmington: Alice James Books, 2010. In the SCSU Miller Center Library at: https://scsu.mplus.mnpals.net/vufind/Record/007878378  

 

Veterans and Veterans’ Families (United States)

Ainspan, Nathan D., and Walter Penk. Returning Wars' Wounded, Injured, and Ill: A Reference Handbook. Westport: Praeger Security International, 2008. In the SCSU Miller Center Library at: https://scsu.mplus.mnpals.net/vufind/Record/006827854 

Armstrong, Keith, Suzanne Best, and Paula Domenici. Courage After Fire: Coping Strategies for Troops Returning From Iraq and Afghanistan and Their Families. Berkeley: Ulysses, 2006. In the SCSU Miller Center Library at: https://scsu.mplus.mnpals.net/vufind/Record/007460333 

Cantrell, Bridget C., and Chuck Dean. Once a Warrior: Wired for Life. Seattle: WordSmith Publishing, 2007. In the SCSU Miller Center Library at: https://scsu.mplus.mnpals.net/vufind/Record/007460334 

Caplan, Paula J. When Johnny and Jane Come Marching Home: How All of Us Can Help Veterans. Cambridge: MIT Press, 2011. In the SCSU Miller Center Library at: https://scsu.mplus.mnpals.net/vufind/Record/007474692 

DiRamio, David C., and Kathryn Jarvis. Veterans in Higher Education: When Johnny and Jane Come Marching to Campus. San Francisco: Wiley, 2011. In the SCSU Miller Center Library at: https://scsu.mplus.mnpals.net/vufind/Record/007406595 

Hill, Janelle., Cheryl Lawhorne Scott, and Don Philpott. Life After the Military: A Handbook for Transitioning Veterans. Lanham: Government Institutes, 2011. In the SCSU Miller Center Library at: https://scsu.mplus.mnpals.net/vufind/Record/007460338 

Hill, Janelle., Cheryl Lawhorne Scott, and Don Philpott. The Wounded Warrior Handbook: A Resource Guide for Returning Veterans. Lanham: Government Institutes, 2012. In the SCSU Miller Center Library at: https://scsu.mplus.mnpals.net/vufind/Record/007460332 

Howell, Terry. The Military Advantage: The Military.com Guide to Military and Veterans Benefits. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 2011. In the SCSU Miller Center Library at: https://scsu.mplus.mnpals.net/vufind/Record/007414952 

Korb, Lawrence J. Serving America's Veterans: A Reference Handbook. Santa Barbara: Praeger Security International, 2009. In the SCSU Miller Center Library at: https://scsu.mplus.mnpals.net/vufind/Record/007130128 

Lawhorne Scott, Cheryl, and Don Philpott. Military Mental Health Care: A Guide for Service Members, Veterans, Families, and Community. Lanham: Rowman, 2013. In the SCSU Miller Center Library  at: https://scsu.mplus.mnpals.net/vufind/Record/007773963 

Topmiller, Robert J., T. Kerby Neill, and George C. Herring. Binding Their Wounds: America's Assault On Its Veterans. Boulder: Paradigm Publishers, 2011. In the SCSU Miller Center Library at: https://scsu.mplus.mnpals.net/vufind/Record/007508766    

Women soldiers and Women and the military and United States - Armed Forces – Women 

Sheldon, S. A. The Few, the Proud: Women Marines in Harm's Way. Westport: Praeger Security International, 2008. In the SCSU Miller Center Library at: https://scsu.mplus.mnpals.net/vufind/Record/006546658 

Sjoberg, Laura, and Sandra Via. Gender, War, and Militarism: Feminist Perspectives. Santa Barbara: Praeger, 2010. In the SCSU Miller Center Library at: https://scsu.mplus.mnpals.net/vufind/Record/007266496 

Solaro, Erin. Women in the Line of Fire: What You Should Know About Women in the Military. Emeryville: Seal Press, 2006. In the SCSU Miller Center Library at: https://scsu.mplus.mnpals.net/vufind/Record/006469573 

Zeigler, Sara L., and Gregory G Gunderson. Moving Beyond G.I. Jane: Women and the U.S. Military. Lanham: University Press of America, 2005. In the SCSU Miller Center Library at: https://scsu.mplus.mnpals.net/vufind/Record/003702595  

 

Bibliography created by Jennifer Quinlan, Associate Professor & Research Librarian, St. Cloud State University

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