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Is Addiction a Mental Illness?

When we hear “mental illness,” we automatically think of anxiety disorders, such as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). We think of  827 more words


On writing—and war stories we want to read

Today, some words of wisdom from wonderful writer and former U.S. Marine Phil Klay, author of the acclaimed new short story collection Redeployment. 339 more words

War Stories

At the Bar

It’s fitting that The Bosnia List begins at the bar with Kenan Trebinčević and his brother, Eldin.  Reading this memoir feels like taking a seat next to them at the bar and listening to their story.  290 more words

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