Attica Media/Reviews

THE PULITZER PRIZE IN HISTORY, 2017

THE BANCROFT PRIZE IN AMERICAN HISTORY AND DIPLOMACY 2017

RIDENHOUR BOOK PRIZE 2017

J. WILLARD HURST AWARD IN SOCIO-LEGAL HISTORY 2017

LOS ANGELES TIMES BOOK PRIZE FINALIST 2017
(WINNER ANNOUNCED APRIL, 2017)

FINALIST SILVER GAVEL AWARD FOR MEDIA AND THE ARTS
(WINNER ANNOUNCED MAY, 2017)

NEW YORK CITY BAR ASSOCIATION AWARD 2016
OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION IN THE FIELD OF PUBLIC INFORMATION

NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST 2016

NEW YORK TIMES MOST NOTABLE BOOKS  of 2016

TOP TEN BEST BOOKS of 2016 PUBLISHERS WEEKLY

TOP TEN BEST WORKS OF NON FICTION of 2016 KIRKUS REVIEWS

TOP TEN BOOKS of 2016 NEWSWEEK

BEST HUMAN RIGHTS BOOKS of 2016

BEST HISTORY BOOKS of 2016 BLOOMBERG

BEST NON FICTION BOOKS 2016 CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR

FAVORITE BOOKS 2016 BUFFALO NEWS

BEST BOOKS of 2016 BOSTON GLOBE

TOP TEN NON-LOCAL BOOKS of 2016 BALTIMORE CITY PAPER

BEST BOOKS 2016 THE UNDEFEATED

BEST CRIMINAL JUSTICE BOOKS 2016 THE MARSHALL PROJECT 

BEST NONFICTION BOOKS 2016 BOOK SCROLLING

CURATOR PICK BEST OF 2016, THE SMITHSONIAN

BEST BOOKS OF 2016, TROPICS OF META

STARRED REVIEWS: KIRKUS REVIEW, PUBLISHERS WEEKLY, LIBRARY JOURNAL

VARIOUS “STAFF PICKS” AT LOCAL BOOKSTORES INCLUDING BARNES AND NOBLE UNION SQUARE, MAINE BOOK SHOP AND CAFE, NORTHSHIRE BOOKSTORE, ETC.

TV:

PBS/NPR/Pacifica (National), “Democracy Now!” interview, live 9/9

http://www.democracynow.org/2016/9/9/new_details_revealed_about_legendary_attica

WNET (PBS: New York), “Metrofocus,” interview, aired 9/9

http://www.thirteen.org/metrofocus/2016/09/untold-attica-prison-uprising/

New York 1 (New York), “Inside City Hall,” interview, aired 9/13

http://www.ny1.com/nyc/all-boroughs/inside-city-hall/2016/09/14/ny1-online—blood-in-the-water–looks-back-on-attica-prison-uprising.html

WIVB (CBS-TV: Buffalo), interview, aired 9/13

http://wivb.com/2016/09/13/attica-uprising-45-years-later/

WGRZ (NBC-TV: Buffalo), interview, aired 9/13

WRNN-TV “Richard French Live,” interview with Richard French, airdate 9/13

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p9HGPQfc_IU&feature=youtu.be

WMHT (PBS: Albany), “New York Now,” 9/16

http://video.wmht.org/video/2365843529/

NBC (New York), “Weekend Today,” recommended in ‘Bill’s Books,’ 9/18

http://www.nbcnewyork.com/on-air/as-seen-on/Bill_s-Books_-September-Reads_New-York-393874121.html

New York 1 (New York), “New York Times Close Up,” interview, 9/17

http://www.ny1.com/nyc/all-boroughs/shows/2016/09/19/the-new-york-times-close-up-9-17-16.html

C-SPAN (National), “Book-TV,” taping Roosevelt House event, 9/15

https://www.c-span.org/video/?414513-1/heather-ann-thompson-discusses-blood-water

PBS (National), “Newshour,” interview with Jeff Brown, taped 9/13

RT, “On Contact,” 12/3

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QTnvTyBpvE0

https://www.rt.com/shows/on-contact/369133-america-prison-system-reforms/

PBS (National), “Tavis Smiley Show,” 10/17

http://www.pbs.org/wnet/tavissmiley/interviews/author-historian-heather-ann-thompson/

PBS, interview during the Miami Book Fair, 11/19

http://video.dptv.org/video/2365896293/

PBS NewsHour, 12/21/16

http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/unveiling-long-hidden-story-attica-prison-takeover/

The Daily Show with Trevor Noah, 1/25/17

http://www.cc.com/shows/the-daily-show-with-trevor-noah/interviews/6w1f31/heather-ann-thompson-the-truth-about-attica-prison-in-blood-in-the-water-extended-interview

Radio/Podcast:

Publishers Weekly Radio, interview, 8/19

http://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/podcasts/index.html?channel=8&podcast=618

WNYC and PRI (NPR: National), “The Takeaway,” interview, 8/24

http://www.wnyc.org/story/attica-uprising-resonates-today/

New York Times Book Review podcast, discussed by Jenny Schuessler, 8/28

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/28/books/review/inside-the-new-york-times-book-review-adhd-nation.html

WNBF (Binghamton), “Binghamton Now,” interview with Bob Joseph, 8/29

WURD Radio (Philadelphia), interview, 9/1

New York Times Book Review podcast, interview with Pamela Paul, 9/4

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/04/books/review/inside-the-new-york-times-book-review-the-attica-uprising.html?_r=0

WICN 90.5 FM “The Public Eye,” interview with Al Vuona, 9/6

http://www.wicn.org/podcasts/audio/heather-ann-thompson

WBAI (New York), “Wednesday Edition,” interview, 9/7

WNYC (NPR: New York), “The Leonard Lopate Show,” interview, 9/8

http://www.wnyc.org/story/why-1300-inmates-rioted-attica-prison-1971/

WCNY (NPR: Albany), “The Capitol Pressroom,” interview, air date 9/9

http://www.wcny.org/sept-9-2016-ashley-hupfl-scott-waldman-jim-heaney-heather-ann-thompson/

CBS Radio (National), “World News Roundup,” interview with Steve Kathan, 9/9

http://audio.cbsradionewsfeed.com/2016/09/09/17/09CBSNewsWeekendRoundup_1801_3577439.mp3

WBAI (New York), “Any Saturday,” interview, 9/10

WBAI (New York), “On The Count: The Prison and Criminal Justice Report,” Attica Anniversary Show, 9/10

WHYY (NPR: Philadelphia), “Radio Times,” interview, 9/12

http://whyy.org/cms/radiotimes/2016/09/12/the-attica-uprising/

Focus on Albany, podcast interview, 9/13

http://www.focusonalbany.com/radio-interviews/item/542-heather-ann-thompson-talks-about-her-best-selling-book-blood-in-the-water

WDET (NPR: Detroit), “Culture Shift,” 9/14

http://wdet.org/posts/2016/09/14/83869-implications-of-the-attica-prison-uprising-a-conversation-with-blood-in-the-water-author-heather-thompson/

WEAA (NPR: Baltimore), “Marc Steiner Show,” interview, 9/14

http://www.steinershow.org/podcasts/blood-in-the-water/

WHYY (NPR: Philadelphia), “Radio Times,” ‘History in Review,’ 9/16

http://whyy.org/cms/radiotimes/2016/09/16/radio-times-in-review-an-american-history-edition/

WATR (Connecticut), “Talk of the Town with Larry Rifkin,” interview, 9/20

Wisconsin Public Radio (NPR: National), “To the Best of Our Knowledge,” 9/26

http://www.ttbook.org/listen/92566

WBUR (NPR: National), “On Point,” 9/28

http://www.wbur.org/onpoint/2016/09/28/prison-strike-prison-reform

WJNJ “The Law and Legal Issues”, interview with Fred Tromberg, 9/22, air date 9/30

WPFW-FM, interview with David Rabin, 9/27

WWOD (Washington, DC), “Get Up,” interview, air date tk

WOWD-LP (Maryland), interview with Michael Causey, airdate tk

Jefferson Public Radio (NPR: California), “The Jefferson Exchange,10/4

http://ijpr.org/post/remembering-attica-new-information#stream/0

WDET (NPR: Detroit), “Detroit Today with Stephen Henderson,” 12/16

http://wdet.org/posts/2016/12/16/84392-created-equal-podcast-03-of-prison-and-politics/

Woodstock Booktalk, interview with Martha Frankel, 10/12

WBTA (Batavia, NY) “Genesee Life”, interview with Lucine Kauffman, 10/12

http://www.wbta1490.com/Programs/GeneseeLife/tabid/194/Default.aspx

Author Chats, interview with Elizabeth Kelley, 10/12

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/authorchatsradio/2016/10/12/authorchats

Michigan Public Radio (NPR), “Stateside,” 10/14

http://michiganradio.org/post/historian-attica-kinross-we-have-right-know-what-happens-our-prisons#stream/0

New Hampshire Public Radio, “Word of Mouth,” 10/14

http://nhpr.org/post/102416-prison-labor-messy-jack-kirby

Books, Beats and Beyond, interview with Taj Salaam, 10/17

Living Writers, interview with T Hetzel, 12/14

https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/living-writers-2016-12-14/id121092869?i=1000378978533&mt=2

KPFK 90.7 “Beneath the Surface” (radio), interview, 10/28

KPFA Radio, “Upfront” 12/22/16

https://kpfa.org/player/?audio=249553

KPFA Radio “Letters and Politics”, interview, 11/1

https://kpfa.org/episode/letters-and-politics-november-1-2016/

WFAE (NPR: Charlotte), “Charlotte Talks,” 11/28

http://wfae.org/post/blood-water-legacy-attica-prison-riots

WUNC (NPR: Raleigh-Durham), “The State of Things,” 11/30

http://wunc.org/post/legacy-prison-uprising-influences-modern-incarceration

This is Hell! Radio, interview, 12/3

https://thisishell.com/interviews/929-heather-ann-thompson

WITF, Smart Talk: Incarceration past and future, 1/3/17  
http://www.witf.org/smart-talk/2017/01/smart-talk-incarceration-past-and-future.php
NPR, All Things Considered, 2/5/17
https://n.pr/2kge2PA

Print/Online:

The Millions, “Most Anticipated,” 7/13
http://www.themillions.com/2016/07/most-anticipated-too-the-great-second-half-2016-nonfiction-book-preview.html

Kirkus, starred review, 7/21
https://www.kirkusreviews.com/book-reviews/moving-tales-inc/blood-in-the-water-attica/

Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, news story by Gary Craig, online 8/13, in print 8/14

“New Book on Attica Uprising Will Reopen Old Wounds”
http://www.democratandchronicle.com/story/news/2016/08/13/new-book-attica-uprising-reopen-old-wounds/88496714/

“Attica Yet to Give Up All Its Secrets”
http://www.democratandchronicle.com/story/news/local/blogs/watchdog/2016/08/13/craig-attica-yet-give-up-all-its-secrets/88558162/

Associated Press, news story by Michael Virtanen, on the wire 8/13
http://bigstory.ap.org/article/3b29eb3d59064ff584b5faa6e33497d1/new-account-bloodiest-us-prison-riot-names-shooters

USA Today, major news story by Gary Craig, online 8/14, in print 8/15
http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/2016/08/13/new-book-attica-uprising-reopen-old-wounds/88496714/

Gawker, piece on the news reveals, 8/14
http://gawker.com/new-details-about-attica-prison-massacre-emerge-includ-1785272070

DailyMail.com, news story, 8/14
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3740519/New-account-America-s-bloodiest-prison-riot-names-shooters.html

MSN, video, 8/14
http://www.msn.com/en-us/health/watch/45-years-after-historian-names-attica-prison-riot-shooters/vp-BBvCp5R

New York Times, daily review by Mark Oppenheimer, 8/19
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/19/books/blood-in-the-water-a-gripping-account-of-the-attica-prison-uprising.html

New York Post, feature, 8/21
http://nypost.com/2016/08/20/the-true-story-of-the-attica-prison-riot/

Newsday, “What’s New in Books,” 8/21
http://www.newsday.com/entertainment/books/what-s-new-literary-starbucks-a-history-of-attica-and-a-novel-set-at-the-barbizon-hotel-1.12200559

Legal History Blog, roundup, 8/21
http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/2016/08/sunday-book-roundup_21.html

Time, online excerpt, 8/23
http://time.com/4447168/blood-water-excerpt/

The Wall Street Journal, review, 8/23
http://www.wsj.com/articles/last-stand-at-attica-1471908194

Publishers Weekly, starred review, 8/23
http://www.publishersweekly.com/9780375423222

AAIHS, piece on book by Ibram Kendi, 8/23
http://www.aaihs.org/blood-in-the-water-a-new-book-on-the-attica-prison-uprising-of-1971/

New York Times, arts section feature by Jenny Schuessler, 8/24
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/24/books/prying-loose-the-long-kept-secrets-of-attica.html

National Book Review, review, 8/24
http://www.thenationalbookreview.com/features/2016/8/23/review-an-incisive-new-history-of-the-bloody-1971-attica-prison-riot#.V72t0v7SSPI.twitter

Picked up by the Brennan Center for Justice, 8/24
https://www.brennancenter.org/analysis/book-review-blood-water

Niagara Gazette, column on book by Don Glynn, 8/24
http://www.niagara-gazette.com/opinion/columns/glynn-attica-prison-riot-remains-a-chilling-story/article_dd9a58e8-6a85-11e6-88d7-db4d25bddcc9.html

Deadline, piece on movie deal, 8/24
http://deadline.com/2016/08/tristar-attica-prison-riot-book-for-amy-pascal-second-project-in-works-about-uprising-1201808427/

The Hollywood Reporter, piece on movie deal, 8/24
http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/prison-uprising-book-blood-water-922611

Democrat and Chronicle, piece on movie deal, 8/25
http://www.democratandchronicle.com/story/news/2016/08/25/film-rights-bought-new-book-attica/89336848/

New York Times, ‘Revisiting Attica’ article based on the book, 8/26
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/26/nyregion/revisiting-attica-shows-how-new-york-state-failed-to-fulfill-promises.html?_r=1

Also ran on The Marshall Project, 8/26
https://www.themarshallproject.org/2016/08/25/revisiting-attica-shows-how-new-york-state-failed-to-fulfill-promises

Daily News (Batavia, NY), front-page Q&A by Joe Leathersich, 8/27
http://www.thedailynewsonline.com/bdn01/author-sheds-new-light-on-71-attica-riot-20160827

Columbus Dispatch, reprint of NYT review, 8/28
http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/life_and_entertainment/2016/08/28/1-author-uncovers-simmering-issues-that-led-to-uprising.html

New Yorker, long review by Adam Gopnik, 8/29 issue
http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2016/08/29/learning-from-the-slaughter-in-attica

Syracuse Post-Standard, front-page piece on the publication by John O’Brien, 8/30
http://www.syracuse.com/crime/index.ssf/2016/08/atticas_secrets_remain_45_years_after_bloody_prison_retaking_author_says.html

Counterpunch, review by Ron Jacobs, 9/2
http://www.counterpunch.org/2016/09/02/attica-means-fight-back/

Agence France-Presse, syndicated feature in English and French, 9/2
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/wires/afp/article-3771147/Book-reveals-lies-deadly-Attica-prison-riot-US.html

and

http://www.leparisien.fr/flash-actualite-monde/etats-unis-revelations-sur-les-mensonges-d-etat-de-la-mutinerie-d-attica-02-09-2016-6089389.php

Dissident Voice, feature, 9/3
http://dissidentvoice.org/2016/09/arrogance-impunity-and-attica/

San Antonio Express-News, reprint of NYT review, 9/3
http://www.mysanantonio.com/entertainment/arts-culture/books/article/Attica-riot-in-the-70s-sparked-by-a-9187156.php

The New York Times Book Review, review by James Forman, 9/4
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/04/books/review/blood-in-the-water-attica-heather-ann-thompson.html?_r=0

The Buffalo News, review by Lee Coppola 9/4
http://www.buffalonews.com/life-arts/book-reviews/heather-thompsons-blood-in-the-water-is-the-definitive-history-of-attica-uprising-aftermath-20160904

Chronicle of Higher Education, New Scholarly Books, 9/5
http://www.chronicle.com/article/Weekly-Book-List-September-9/237689/

Raw Story, piece by Lorraine Berry, 9/5
https://www.rawstory.com/2016/09/the-storming-of-attica-d-yard-one-of-the-days-that-showed-just-how-little-black-lives-mattered/

TakePart.com, interview with Rebecca McCray, 9/5
http://www.takepart.com/article/2016/09/06/blood-water

Picked up by Yahoo.com
https://www.yahoo.com/news/1971-prison-revolt-tells-us-incarceration-today-104551293.html

Baltimore City Paper, book write up and event listing, 9/7
http://www.citypaper.com/news/thisweek/bcpnews-wednesday-blood-in-the-water-the-attica-prison-uprising-of-1971-and-its-legacy-20160906-story.html

Syracuse New Times, feature, 9/7
http://www.syracusenewtimes.com/attica-attica-page-turner-recalls-1971-prison-riot/

NBCNews.com, op-ed tied to Attica Anniversary, 9/9
http://www.nbcnews.com/news/nbcblk/lessons-attica-prison-uprising-45-years-later-n645276

Marshall Project, review by Tom Robbins, 9/9
https://www.themarshallproject.org/2016/09/09/revisiting-the-ghosts-of-attica#.JbvXqZWJn

Albany Times-Union, front-page Q&A, 9/9
http://www.timesunion.com/local/article/Attica-s-ghosts-haunt-prison-system-9211699.php

Jacobin, interview with Shawn Gude, 9/9
https://www.jacobinmag.com/2016/09/attica-prison-anniversary-blood-in-the-water-thompson/

The Atlantic, Q&A with Juleyka Lantigua-Williams, 9/9
http://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2016/09/is-another-attica-on-the-horizon/499397/

Truth-Out.org, review by Alan Mills, 9/9
http://www.truth-out.org/news/item/37547-attica-how-the-suppression-of-an-uprising-fed-the-prison-industry

Timeline.com, cited in piece on Attica uprising, 9/9
https://timeline.com/attica-riot-prison-conditions-fbfdf96620f9#.we5i5kh1s

New York Times Book Review, ‘9 Great Books to Start off September,’ 9/11
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/11/books/review/9-great-books-to-start-off-september.html?_r=0

Democrat and Chronicle, story on Attica medical examiner john edland, 9/12
http://www.democratandchronicle.com/story/news/2016/09/12/john-edland-attica-riot-hero-and-victim/89963672/

Albany Times Union, story on NY state’s forthcoming Attica website, 9/13
http://blog.timesunion.com/capitol/archives/267278/schneiderman-state-archives-launch-website-devoted-to-attica-uprising/

Daily Beast, op-ed tied to Attica anniversary, 9/13
http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2016/09/13/attica-s-lessons-went-unlearned-our-prisons-are-stiil-a-disgrace.html

Christian Science Monitor, interview with Randy Dotinga (print & online), 9/14
http://www.csmonitor.com/Books/chapter-and-verse/2016/0914/Examining-the-legacy-of-the-Attica-riots-45-years-later

Dallas Morning News, column on Attica with author interview, 9/16
http://www.dallasnews.com/news/headlines/20160915-45-years-after-attica-america-s-inmates-are-protesting-again-but-not-in-texas—yet.ece

Lansing City Pulse, feature and event promo, 9/21
http://lansingcitypulse.com/article-13762-revisiting-attica.html

Crimespree Magazine, review, 9/22
http://crimespreemag.com/review-of-blood-in-the-waterthe-attica-prison-uprising-of-1971-and-its-legacy/

Michigan Today, interview with Deborah Holdship, 9/23
http://michigantoday.umich.edu/blood-in-the-water/

Lexington Herald-Leader, column on the book, 9/23
http://www.kentucky.com/living/religion/paul-prather/article103636617.html

Christian Science Monitor, review by Terry Hartle 9/26
http://www.csmonitor.com/Books/Book-Reviews/2016/0926/Blood-in-the-Water-does-a-magnificent-job-of-rewriting-the-Attica-story

The Nation, review by Lewis Steel, 9/28
https://www.thenation.com/article/understanding-the-legacy-of-the-attica-prison-uprising/

San Francisco Book Review, review, October issue
http://sanfranciscobookreview.com/product/blood-in-the-water-the-attica-prison-uprising-of-1971-and-its-legacy/

The Intercept, feature by Alice Speri, 10/3
https://theintercept.com/2016/10/03/45-years-after-attica-uprising-prisoners-are-rebelling-again/

The New York Times, “Reader’s Guide to This Fall’s Big Book Awards,” 10/5
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/10/03/books/readers-guide-to-this-falls-big-book-awards.html

Mother Jones, Q&A on prison strikes, 10/6
http://www.motherjones.com/politics/2016/10/prison-labor-strike-history-heather-ann-thompson

Bookforum, review by Jack Gross, 10/6
http://www.bookforum.com/booklist/16677

Dissent, Q&A, online 10/7, issue date tk
https://www.dissentmagazine.org/online_articles/prison-strike-uprising-attica-today-heather-ann-thompson

The Chief-Leader (Manhattan weekly), review by Mark Toor, 10/9
http://thechiefleader.com/news/open_articles/book-lays-bare-state-s-cover-up-of-brutality-in/article_0af5e310-7f68-11e6-9612-7b5dc3d3d2d8.html

Washington Post, piece on John Edland featuring the book, 10/12
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-watch/wp/2016/10/12/john-f-edland-atticas-heroic-medical-examiner/?utm_term=.ee7b1b93daca

Commentary Magazine, review by Bob McManus, 10/19
https://www.commentarymagazine.com/articles/a-riot-not-an-uprising/

Detroit Free-Press, Q&A and book mention, 10/21
http://www.freep.com/story/news/local/michigan/detroit/2016/10/20/u-m-professor-says-war-crime-helped-fuel-detroits-decline/92459474/

Daily Beast, op-ed on prison strikes, 10/21
http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2016/10/21/prison-rioting-is-real-and-getting-worse.html

Truthdig.com, feature, 10/23

http://www.truthdig.com/report/item/how_power_works_20161023

PBS.org, “5 Important Stories Getting Buried by Trump & Clinton News”, 10/24
http://www.pbs.org/newshour/rundown/5-important-stories-getting-buried-clinton-trump-news/

The Missourian, review by Bill Schwab, 10/25
http://www.emissourian.com/blogs/mo_books/review-blood-in-the-water-the-attica-prison-uprising-of/article_79ec25f8-99a9-11e6-b66e-1bb12d3e2a20.html

Newsweek, op-ed, 10/26
http://www.newsweek.com/us-prison-protest-justice-reform-513580

Washington Independent Review of Books, review, 10/26 http://www.thewashingtonbookreview.com/br/when-the-wretched-of-the-earth-rose/

Commonweal, blog post by Rands Richards Cooper, 10/26
https://www.commonwealmagazine.org/blog/your-consideration

Bustle, “The National Book Award Nonfiction Nominee to Read…”, 10/27
https://www.bustle.com/articles/191155-the-national-book-award-nonfiction-nominee-to-read-based-on-your-fave-nonfiction-classic

Publishers Weekly, Top 10 Best Books of the Year, 10/28
http://best-books.publishersweekly.com/pw/best-books/2016/top-10#book/book-1

New Books in History Podcast, interview with Christine Lamberson, 10/25
http://newbooksnetwork.com/heather-ann-thompson-blood-in-the-water-the-attica-prison-uprising-of-1971-and-its-legacy-pantheon-2016/

New York Times Book Review, recommended in Trevor Noah’s ‘By the Book,’ 11/6
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/11/06/books/review/trevor-noah-by-the-book.html?_r=0

Boston Review, review by Robert Chase, 11/11
http://bostonreview.net/law-justice/robert-chase-slaves-state-prison-uprisings-and-legacy-attica

Kirkus Reviews, Best of 2016, 11/15
https://www.kirkusreviews.com/lists/best-heartrending-but-necessary-books-of-2016/

Lansing City Pulse, ‘Readin Around the Christmas Tree,” 11/23
http://lansingcitypulse.com/article-14038-Readin%E2%80%99-around-the-Christmas-tree.html

New York Times Book Review, “100 Notable Books of 2016,” 11/23
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/11/23/books/review/100-notable-books-of-2016.html

And in John William’s introductory column:
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/11/29/books/review/the-bright-side-of-2016.html?_r=0

Buffalo News, favorite books of 2016, 12/2
http://buffalonews.com/2016/12/02/news-reviewers-pick-favorites-2016/

The Boston Globe, best of list, 12/7
https://www.bostonglobe.com/arts/2016/12/07/best-books/YogFuxKTVPooo8odn8UQBP/story.html

Prison Legal News, 11/7/2016
https://www.prisonlegalnews.org/news/2016/nov/7/book-review-blood-water-attica-prison-uprising-1971-and-its-legacy/

The Economist, review, date tk

Corrections Managers Report, review by Russ Immarigeon, date tk

New Republic, review by Sarah Marshall, date tk

Signature, review, date tk

New York Law Journal, review by Emily Jane Goodman, date tk

Washington Independent Review of Books, interview with Michael Causey, date tk

The Militant, review, date tk

American Historical Review, review, date tk

SocialistWorker.org, review, date tk

Commonweal, January 17, 2017
https://www.commonwealmagazine.org/blood-water

Princeton Alumni Weekly, feature by Elizabeth Vogdes, (circ. 70,000), 1/11/17
https://paw.princeton.edu/article/reading-room-heather-ann-thompson-95

LSA Magazine (U of M alumni magazine, circ 200,000), book featured, spring issue

Michigan Alumnus Magazine, December 2016
https://www.dropbox.com/s/v7drcp27gi2kh6m/W16_Luongo_FastChat_HeatherAnnThompson.pdf?dl=0

Left History, review, date tk

Gotham Center for New York City History blog, review by Colin Richardson, date tk

Democracy Journal, review by Scott Lemiuex, date tk

Federal Lawyer, review by Elizabeth Kelly
http://www.fedbar.org/Publications/The-Federal-Lawyer/Departments/Book-Reviews.aspx?FT=.pdf

Mint Press News Blog, interview with Kevin Kelly
http://www.mintpressnews.com/MyMPN/attica-still-matters-interview-heather-ann-thompson/

Publishers Weekly, “PW Top Authors Pick Their Favorite Books of 2016”
http://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/authors/profiles/article/72187-pw-s-top-authors-pick-their-favorite-books-of-2016.html

H-Net, H-Socialism Review. February 15, 2017
http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=47693

Esquire, podcast interview, date tk

Atlanta Magazine, mention, January issue

Washington Lawyer, review, January issue

The Morning News, 2/21/17
http://themorningnews.org/article/the-long-tail-of-the-attica-prison-riot

 

Keynote Talks and Panel Discussions:

The Schomburg

Roosevelt House

Politics and Prose

The National Museum of African American History, DC

The Museum of African American History Detroit

Brooklyn Law College

Loyola Law School

Cato Institute

The Fortune Society

The National Book Awards

Princeton University