Looking for a horror story? Look no further: Blood in the Water by Heather Ann Thompson

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 

 

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2 Comments

  1. September 10, 2016 at 3:33 am

    I want to read this. Yes, a horror story.

    • September 12, 2016 at 7:44 pm

      Welcome, Valorie Grace Hallinan. I recall trying to make sense of what was going on via the news coverage at the time. Judging from the Democracy Now! presentation I suspect it’s not going to be a “pleasant” reading journey.
      After you read the book, please share your thoughts. Thank you.


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