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Michael Herr, author of Dispatches, dies aged 76

Author whose memoir of Vietnam was deemed by many to be one of the best accounts of life in wartime ever written, has died in New York

Michael Herr, the American writer and war correspondent famous for writing Dispatches, described as the best book I have ever read on men and war in our time by John le Carr, has died aged 76.

Born in 1940, Herr was one of the most respected writers of New Journalism, the novelistic reportage pioneered by the likes of Tom Wolfe and Truman Capote, where the journalist is as much part of the story as their subject. He practised this most famously in his book Dispatches, about his time working as

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