I’ve always considered myself a writer rather than an author. That’s because although I love nothing better than shaping thoughts, ideas, insights, and observations into clear, cogent prose, I’m not possessed of any wild creative ideas. Yet somehow I’ve always known that sooner or later, I would write at least one book. And so I have. (And second is in the works).
The Battalion Artist explores the experiences of Nat Bellantoni, who left art school in the fall of 1942 to join the US Navy Seabees. He was twenty-one years old. In June [...]