On April 21, 2011, author Tim O’Brien spoke at Central Library for Arlington Reads 2011.
O’Brien’s critically acclaimed book The Things They Carried is an extraordinary work of Vietnam War literature.
This author talk contains some graphic descriptions of war and an occasional expletive that some viewers might find objectionable. Parental discretion is advised.
Arlington Reads has been recognized with an Outstanding Achievement in Local Government Innovation award from the Alliance for Innovation. Arlington Reads is made possible through the generosity of the Friends of the Arlington Public Library.