Bob Gibson

A fiction writer and former newspaper reporter and magazine editor, Bob Gibson has also written for the Christian Science Monitor, Preservation, the GW Review, and the Washington Book Review. He currently works in solar energy research and market analysis.

2 entries by Bob Gibson

Book Review

Ben Fountain

Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk

An Army platoon, plucked from Iraq for a media tour after video of a heroic rescue goes public, deals with the reality of America in a time of war and insecurity.

Book Review

Jean Thompson

The Year We Left Home

A series of loosely linked vignettes tracking the lives of a small town Iowa family, Jean Thompson’s novel The Year We Left Home also tells the story of an America coping with identity crisis and loss over the last quarter of the 20th century.