“Fire and Forget” and the value of war stories
April 18, 2013
Guests:Â Matt Gallagher and Roy Scranton
Fire and Forget is an anthology of short stories about the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq and the post-war lives of those who served. All written by veterans, the stories reflect the impact the wars had on foreign policy, American culture and most importantly the men and women who fought and their families at home. In this hour of Radio Times Marty talks with the editors of the book, MATT GALLAGHER and ROY SCRANTON, both of whom have contributed to the collection. We’ll discuss their experiences, their careers and the role of fiction in telling the stories of war.