M.C. Armstrong was recently embedded with JSOF in Al Anbar Province, Iraq. He published extensively on the Iraq war through The Winchester Star. Armstrong is the winner of a Pushcart Prize and his fiction and nonfiction have appeared in Esquire, The Missouri Review, The Gettysburg Review, Monkey Bicycle, Epiphany, The Literary Review, and other journals and anthologies. He is the guitarist and lead singer for Viva la Muerte. You can follow him on Twitter @mrvivalamuerte.
by Don DeLillo
Simon & Schuster Trade (2017), 288 pages
The Art of Revolt
by Geoffroy de Lagasnerie
Stanford University Press (2017), 128 pages
Murder at Camp Delta
by Joseph Hickman
Simon & Schuster (2015), 256 pp
The writer M.C. Armstrong was embedded with U.S. soldiers in Iraq when a military contractor divulged a secret about Saddam Hussein's weapons of mass destruction. Questions arose: Was he credible? Did U.S. authorities know about the buried armaments? Would the public even care? And what's a writer to do with the juicy information?