Phil Klay

Phil Klay is an American author and U.S. Marine Corps veteran. He is best known for his short story collection 'Redeployment,' which won the 2014 National Book Award for Fiction. His work often explores themes of war and its aftermath.


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  1. 1. Redeployment

    "Redeployment" is a collection of short stories that gives an intimate and profound look into the lives of soldiers in the Iraq War and their experiences upon returning home. The stories explore various themes such as the brutal realities of war, the struggle to adapt to civilian life, the moral complexities faced by soldiers, and the psychological impact of warfare. The book provides a multifaceted portrayal of the human cost of war, offering a nuanced and empathetic depiction of the men and women who serve in the military.

    The 8201st Greatest Book of All Time