SAPLF Tim O'Brien

Once again, the San Antonio Public Library Foundation and The Twig Book Shop partner to make books available for this joyous virtual author event on June 19th with Tim O'Brien.

When you order from our website or order any of these books from the store, we will donate 20% of the proceeds to the SAPLF.

Thank you for your business and your support of this independent, locally-owned store.

Dad's Maybe Book Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780358362784
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Mariner Books - May 12th, 2020

Best-selling author Tim O’Brien shares wisdom from a life in letters, lessons learned in wartime, and the challenges, humor, and rewards of raising two sons.
 

“We are all writing our maybe books full of maybe tomorrows, and each maybe tomorrow brings another maybe tomorrow, and then another, until the last line of the last page receives its period.”


Dad's Maybe Book Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780618039708
Availability: Usually Ships in to Twig 1-5 Days
Published: Mariner Books - October 14th, 2019

Best-selling author Tim O’Brien shares wisdom from a life in letters, lessons learned in wartime, and the challenges, humor, and rewards of raising two sons.

“We are all writing our maybe books full of maybe tomorrows, and each maybe tomorrow brings another maybe tomorrow, and then another, until the last line of the last page receives its period.”


July, July Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780544217577
Availability: Usually Ships in to Twig 1-5 Days
Published: Mariner Books - June 24th, 2014

“Insidiously, compulsively readable.” — MSNBC

At the thirtieth reunion of the Darton Hall College class of 1969, ten old friends join their classmates for a summer weekend of dancing, drinking, flirting, reminiscing, and regret.


Tomcat in Love: A Novel Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780767902045
Availability: Special Order
Published: Crown - September 1st, 1999

A CLASSIC FROM THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF THE THINGS THEY CARRIED


In the Lake of the Woods Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780618709861
Availability: Usually Ships in to Twig 1-5 Days
Published: Mariner Books - September 1st, 2006

This riveting novel of love and mystery from the author of The Things They Carried examines the lasting impact of the twentieth century’s legacy of violence and warfare, both at home and abroad. When long-hidden secrets about the atrocities he committed in Vietnam come to light, a candidate for the U.S. Senate retreats with his wife to a lakeside cabin in northern Minnesota.


The Things They Carried Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780618706419
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Mariner Books - October 13th, 2009

“O'Brien has written a vital, important book—a book that matters not only to the reader interested in Vietnam, but to anyone interested in the craft of writing as well.”Michiko Kakutani, New York Times

A classic work of American literature that has not stopped changing minds and lives since it burst onto the literary scene, The Thing


The Nuclear Age Cover Image
$22.40
ISBN: 9780140259100
Availability: Special Order
Published: Penguin Books - December 1st, 1996

The Nuclear Age is about one man's slightly insane attempt to come to terms with a dilemma that confronts us all—a little thing called The Bomb. The year is 1995, and William Cowling has finally found the courage to meet his fears head-on. Cowling's courage takes the form of a hole that he begins digging in his backyard in an effort to "bury" all thoughts of the apocalypse.


Going After Cacciato: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780767904421
Availability: Usually Ships in to Twig 1-5 Days
Published: Crown - September 1st, 1999

A CLASSIC FROM THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF THE THINGS THEY CARRIED

"To call Going After Cacciato a novel about war is like calling Moby-Dick a novel about whales."


Northern Lights: A Novel Cover Image
$23.80
ISBN: 9780767904414
Availability: Special Order
Published: Crown - September 1st, 1999

A CLASSIC FROM THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF THE THINGS THEY CARRIED


If I Die in a Combat Zone: Box Me Up and Ship Me Home Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780767904438
Availability: Usually Ships in to Twig 1-5 Days
Published: Crown - September 1st, 1999

A classic from the New York Times bestselling author of The Things They Carried

"One of the best, most disturbing, and most powerful books about the shame that was / is Vietnam."
Minneapolis Star and Tribune