Phil Klay, who served in Iraq's Anbar province from January 2007 to February 2008, was also longlisted for this year's National Book Award. Hannah Dunphy/Courtesy of Penguin Press hide caption

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Ben Affleck and Rosamund Pike star as Nick and Amy Dunne in the new psychological thriller Gone Girl. Merrick Morton/20th Century Fox hide caption

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