Thursday, January 07, 2016

An Extraordinary Kaleidoscopic Novel of World War II

Off the Shelf
By Erin Flaaen    |   Wednesday, January 06, 2016

In 1987, six months after the book’s publication, the Los Angeles Times ran a review of Marge Piercy’s Gone to Soldiers. The review begins, “This book deserves to have an entire book written about it, and, with luck, within the next twenty years that will happen.” Unfortunately, like that reviewer, I do not have the time or space to honor this exceptional piece of war literature with an entire manuscript, but I will attempt do it even the tiniest amount of justice in five hundred words. READ MORE

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