It is one of the great magazine covers of all time. The front of the October 1966 Esquire was stark black, with giant white letters that read simply, horribly, “Oh my God — we hit a little girl.” Journalist John Sack’s story follows the soldiers of M Company from training in New Jersey to their deployment in South Vietnam shortly afterward. One year later, an expanded version of the magazine piece was published as the book M.
Top 10 Books with One-Letter Titles
You write a book, you get to the end, and then it's like—meh, I'll just pick one of the letters of the alphabet for the title.