Book club selection No. 1 Vietnam
I was browsing through a second hand book shop when I came across a book about the Vietnam war called 'A Bright Shining Lie'by Neil Sheehan which won the Pulitzer prize for non fiction.
A monster of a book coming in at 800 odd pages, it is the story of the Vietnam war from the late 1950's to the early 1970's told through the protagonist John Vann, a deeply gifted and flawed individual.
It is a superb book, if you want to know what happened in the Vietnam war and why, this is the book.