Writer Justin Cronin’s 2010 book The Passage (the first in a trilogy) took vampire fiction to a literary high with his story of a deadly virus and the young 6 year old Amy who carried the secret to save the world. Named one of the best novels of the year by Time, The Washington Post, Esquire, NPR, and many others, The Passage is now out in paperback.
Next, Michael Tucker first filmed Gunner Palace in Baghdad between 2003 and 2004. His new documentary follows five of those characters home. Tucker says How to Fold a Flag is “a poetic evocation of the everyday reality of those who fought as seen against the fantasies of those who sent them away so proudly.” [Broadcast Date: May 26, 2011]
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