Jessica Stern

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NYTimes sheds light on this private trauma

In Denial, Review on June 30, 2010 at 4:37 am

The New York Times writes another review on Denial, this time shedding light on how Jessica revisited her past personal trauma and how this previous experience made her better understand terrorism.

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Jessica Stern layers her memoir with brilliance – cleveland.com

In Denial, News, Praise, Review on June 28, 2010 at 1:46 pm

Karen Long writes in cleveland .com that Jessica’s deep understanding of terror and terrorism, brings a new slant to Germaine Greer’s essential definition “of a feminist as somebody who knew that every war left rape and prostitution in its wake. Every war.”

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AOL News on Jessica confronting terror

In Denial, Review on June 26, 2010 at 2:46 am

AOL News looks at how Jessica confronts the trauma that propelled her to travel to the most dangerous places on earth to interview the worst terrorists in the world, as narrated in her new book “Denial: A Memoir of Terror.”

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NYTimes says Denial is “hot to the touch”

In Denial, News, Review on June 25, 2010 at 2:55 pm

Dwight Garner of the New York Times attempts to grasp the depth of Denial in this article of the book just released on Thursday. NYTimes says it is possible to “consider Denial a profound human document … hot to the touch in ways that are both memorable and disturbing.”

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5 reviews on Denial

In Denial, Praise, Review on June 24, 2010 at 2:54 pm

Friends from all over took the time to read and review Denial:

Musings of a Book Addict
Dreamworld Book Reviews
Bound to be Bookish
Feministe
The Girl from the Ghetto

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TLC Book Tours on “Denial”

In Denial, News, Review on June 22, 2010 at 8:08 pm

TLC Book Tours, a virtual book tour group, features “Denial: A Memoir of Terror” from June 14 to July 12. Already, three blogs have done a review on the book: The Book Nook Club (June 14); Take Me Away (June 16); and Eclectic/Eccentric (June 22).

Check here for a full schedule of the tour.

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Must read non-fiction

In News, Review on June 17, 2010 at 9:51 pm

Vogue’s July 2010 issue names Jessica Stern’s Denial this month’s must-read non-fiction.

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Functions and Dangers of Denial

In News, Review on June 14, 2010 at 11:21 pm

Patricia Wilcox, Vice President of Strategic Development at Klingberg Family Centers in New Britain, Connecticut did a review about DENIAL, saying, “It gives us a rare opportunity to experience from the inside the complexity of multiple layers of traumatic experiences and how they affect relationships with family, friends and partners; influence job choice and performance; and infiltrate every part of life. In addition it clearly demonstrates the function and danger of denial.”

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ELLE’s Review

In News, Review on June 14, 2010 at 9:46 pm

ELLE Magazine’s Feature Review (July 2010) says of DENIAL, “That kind of stubborn psychic denial is something Stern herself faced in writing this stunningly brave book.”

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