Jessica Stern

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TIME on Jessica’s Terror and Trauma

In Denial, Interview on November 18, 2010 at 12:58 am

Maia Szalavitz (TIME) converses with Jessica Stern about her pursuit to uncover the almost forgotten details of a childhood trauma that exposed the denial that gripped a community. The story is retold in Jessica’s latest book, “DENIAL: A Memoir of Terror.”

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Jessica’s interview with Five Books

In Denial, Interview on November 8, 2010 at 12:23 pm

Five Books (The Best Five Books on Everything) interviewed Jessica Stern on Denial, PTSD, and the effect of her childhood trauma to her expertise on terrorism today. Coming out on November 9.

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Danish Press looks at “Denial”

In Denial, Interview, News on November 1, 2010 at 4:56 pm

The past week saw Danish press giving “Denial: A Memoir of Terror” a closer look. Click on the following links for the features:

Weekendavisen (will open in .pdf format)

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More praises for Denial

In Denial, Review on September 7, 2010 at 10:59 pm

Book critics continue to give praises for “Denial: A Memoir of Terror,” recommending it to anyone trying to understand PTSD (Read Another review in The Roanoke Times says Jessisca Stern implodes its foundations “with the passion of the forever marked.”

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Washingtonian review echoes Denial is unflinching

In Denial, Review on August 31, 2010 at 9:14 pm

The August edition of Washingtonian Magazine echoes the observation made by other critics that Denial: A Memoir of Terror is an unflinching memoir.

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British newspaper features “Denial”

In Denial on August 30, 2010 at 10:55 pm

British newspaper The Guardian puts a spotlight on “Denial: A Memoir of Terror” and delves into how Jessica came face to face with her interest in terrorism and her own trauma.

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Unflinching memoir

In Denial, Review on August 16, 2010 at 1:33 pm

The Philadelphia Tribune looks into an “intense and honest examination of an unsolved brutal rape” retold in Denial: A Memoir of Terror and discovers how trauma can influence its own victims.

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“Powerfully constructed”

In Denial, Review on August 16, 2010 at 1:24 pm

The Washington Post says Denial is a “powerfully constructed memoir” and goes in-depth as to why Jessica “struggles to understand why on Earth one human being would conspire to annihilate another.”

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Startlingly Honest

In Denial, Review on August 10, 2010 at 11:41 am

Anne Grant (The Providence Journal) used to wonder how Jessica could “walk fearlessly into terrorist strongholds to interview warlords…” After reading the “startlingly honest memoir,” Denial, she now understands the impact of trauma and how it prepared Jessica.

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Who is reading Denial?

In Denial on August 9, 2010 at 5:02 pm

Avante garde film maker John Waters makes comedy films – and he says he’s reading Denial. The Paris Review caught up with him while he was in Provincetown.

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