|Media type||Print (Paperback)|
|LC Class||DS559.5 .H47 1991|
Dispatches is a New Journalism book by Michael Herr that describes the author's experiences in Vietnam as a war correspondent for Esquire magazine. First published in 1977, Dispatches was one of the first pieces of American literature that portrayed the experiences of soldiers in the Vietnam War for American readers.
Dispatches was reprinted in 2009 by Everyman's Library as a contemporary classic.
John le Carré described Dispatches as "the best book I have ever read on men and war in our time" and it featured in the journalism section of The Guardian's 100 greatest non-fiction book list in 2011.
- "The 100 greatest non-fiction books". London: www.guardian.co.uk. 14 June 2011.
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