The Forever War by Dexter Filkins
The Forever War is a non-fiction book by American journalist Dexter Filkins about his observations on assignment in Afghanistan and Iraq during the Iraq War. The book made the New York Times Book Review list of "10 Best Books of 2008" as chosen by the paper's editors., and was awarded the 2008 National Book Critics Circle Award in General Nonfiction. As a foreign correspondent for the New York Times Dexter Filkins has covered the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq since 2001. He has been a finalist for a Pulitzer Prize and a winner of a George Polk Award and two Overseas Press Club Awards.
The 639th greatest nonfiction book of all time
This book is on the following lists:
- - National Book Critics Circle Award - Nonfiction (National Book Critics Circle)
- - Books of the Decade (The Guardian)