“Unsettling and timely...fine literary prose”
“A compelling mix of thriller, psychodrama
and, yes, political commentary”
starred review, Booklist
“Powerful in its reach … resounds with literary
"Finely tuned...a valuable entry in the Gitmo
"An impressive and moving portrayal of the
secret detention and interrogation system”
Margaret Satterthwaite, Director
Center for Human Rights and Global
Justice, NYU Law School
“Stylish, fiercely funny and frightening”
"Holdefer is a masterful satirist and humor
often punctuates this dark look at what
happens when humanity is set aside"
"Resonates with headlines"
Santa Cruz Sentinel
Bookselling This Week
1) An account, based on U.
S. government documents,
of the death of Manadel al-
Jamadi, known as the "Ice
See also Jane Mayer, here
2) The complete text of The
Taguba Report, here
3) Dahlia Lithwick's account
of President Bush’s signing
statements, including the
“McCain Anti-Torture Bill,"
4) Reporting by Seymour
Hersh in The New Yorker:
“Chain of Command," here
“The Gray Zone," here
“The General’s Report,"
And in book form, here