Looking for a horror story? Look no further: Blood in the Water by Heather Ann Thompson
September 9, 2016 at 1:59 pm (books, culture, education, ethics, exploring interconnectedness, history, issues, journalism, politics, Uncategorized)
Tags: Attica, Blood in the Water, books, civil rights, Heather Ann Thompson, history, horror, human rights, NY Time Book Revies, prisons, racial issues, reading, video footage
Encountered Thompson’s work via Democracy Now! ‘s coverage of the anniversary of the uprising at Attica. I remember Attica If you don’t, you’re in for a bone chilling reality check.
I have not yet read Thompson’s work but there is an excellent review by Mark Oppenheimer:
NY Times Book Review