Tim O’Brien: Master Storytelling Dad

by Karen Pavlicin-Fragnito

With more than 3 million copies of his books sold, Tim O’Brien, 67, is known for his thought-provoking stories that use the Vietnam War as a backdrop for exploring the bigger questions in life. Becoming a dad has changed Tim’s view of the world—and his writing. Although Vietnam still invades his stories, even those he tells his boys (Timmy, 10, and Tad, 8), Tim now sees life through soccer games, magic shows, and a tree house window. His current project is a book about being an older dad. […]