Jessica Stern

Archive for the ‘Denial’ Category

“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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On NECN with Jim Braude

In Denial, Interview, News on July 31, 2010 at 1:08 am

Jessica openly discusses the impact of post-traumatic stress disorder brought by the trauma of being raped at the age of 15. Listen to the interview with Jim Braude.

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Exploring denial and PTSD in the memoir, “Denial”

In Denial, News on July 22, 2010 at 4:45 pm

Writer Rae Francoeur looks into the denial that people went through in dealing with the circumstances that unfold in Jessica Stern’s “Denial: A Memoir of Terror.” The article also looks into PTSD and its effects on Jessica.

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Jessica’s rape case investigation

In Denial, News on July 18, 2010 at 12:36 am

The American Police Beat Magazine talks about the investigation that led to the solving of Jessica’s rape case.

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Conversation about “Denial” and PTSD

In Denial, Interview on July 14, 2010 at 8:17 pm

Robin Young (WBUR, Here & Now) interviews Jessica about her memoir “Denial,” and discuss the academic and research aspect involving the trauma of her past, PTSD and forms of violence and abuse, and how these can be related to terror and terrorism.

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Last review from the TLC Book Tours

In Denial, Review on July 13, 2010 at 1:41 pm

“Denial: A Memoir of Terror” may be difficult to read for some, but reviewers still give it a thumbs up as an important book to read. More than simply a story of childhood trauma, “Denial” is also an academic piece that delves into PTSD and even terrorism. Read the critique of a journalist from Madison, WI in this last installment of reviews from the TLC Book Tours.

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“Denial” on Boston Globe

In Denial, News on July 12, 2010 at 1:25 pm

Jessica Stern shares with Boston Globe the harrowing story that equipped her to face danger and understand terrorism. Read the article here.

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An in-depth look on what “Denial” is about on “Take Away”

In Denial, Interview on July 12, 2010 at 1:22 pm

Take Away (WGBH Boston) explores with Jessica her private history with terror, and how writing “Denial” made her come to terms with the reality of trauma and PTSD, and her interest in terrorism.

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