Mark Bowden: The Three Battles of Wanat and Other True Stories


On today’s episode of Campus Voices, host Matt Hewett is joined by bestselling author and UD Distinguished Writer in Residence, Mark Bowden, to discuss his new collection The Three Battles of Wanat and Other True Stories. The collection features Bowden’s long-form pieces on war, as well as notable profiles, including one of Joe Biden, sports reporting, and essays on culture.

In the wide-ranging interview, Bowden talked about his career as a journalist, his philosophy of storytelling, several of the books he’s written, and — of special interest to local listeners — books and essays he’s written about the Philadelphia Eagles and the Philadelphia Phillies.

Students of writing and fans of good writing alike will enjoy listening to the interview linked below.

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