Born in Wisconsin, Jim Knipfel was a staff writer at the now-defunct weekly alternative newspaper New York Press for thirteen years, where wrote the long-running and popular "Slackjaw" column, a cynical, misanthropic look at daily life. He is the author of ten books, including Slackjaw, …
Peoples History of the US Military
Published by New Press
376p, b&w, softcover, 6"x9"
"In A People’s History of the U.S. Military, historian Michael A. Bellesiles draws from three centuries of soldiers’ personal encounters with combat -through fascinating excerpts from letters, diaries, and memoirs, as well as audio recordings, film, and blogs -to capture the essence of the American military experience firsthand, from the American Revolution to the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.