Booktalk: Iraqi War Veteran & National Book Award finalist Kevin Powers and “Yellow Birds”

This is the much praised story of two young American soldiers told with profound insight. “The war tried to kill us in the spring.” So begins this debut novel based on Kevin’s real world experiences. “Letter Composed During a Lull in the Fighting: Poems” is his latest book.


Top authors are interviewed on this 10-minute program that captures their words about their books and ideas and often the story behind the story. The show, hosted by Diana Korte and engineered by Gene Korte, is in its 20th year of production.