Combat & Classics

Ep. 22: Interview with Matt Young

August 21, 2018 43 minutes 37 seconds podcast Download (MP3)

Brian interviews Matt Young, Marine Corps veteran, English professor, and author of Eat the Apple, an memoir that has been described as “The Iliad of the Iraq war.” They begin by discussing maintaining your humanity (or not) while serving in and returning from war. They go on to talk about the relationship between civilian and military citizens and how literature and writing can help veterans to manage anger and build empathy after military service.

Contains explicit language.