Books War by Sebastian Junger Paperback, 296 pages, Grand Central Pub, List Price: $15.99 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleWarAuthorSebastian Junger Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon Independent Booksellers Book Summary The #1 best-selling author of The Perfect Storm offers an on-the-ground account of a single platoon during its 15-month tour of duty in the most dangerous outpost in Afghanistan's Korengal Valley. Reprint. A best-selling book. Genres: Nonfiction History & Society Also by Sebastian Junger Reza War and Peace War Death in Belmont Tribe Service Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about War New In Paperback All Alone: In Captivity, In Marriage, In Language, In War May 18, 2011 Much talked-about novels arrive this week: Emma Donoghue's Room, about a captive mother and child, Justin Cronin's apocalyptic vampire novel The Passage, and Brady Udall's The Lonely Polygamist. In nonfiction, there's Sebastian Junger's War in Afghanistan, and Robert McCrum explains how English become the world's common tongue.