Blackwater

BlackwaterA Sampling of Media Coverage of Blackwater: The Rise of the World’s Most Powerful Mercenary Army by Jeremy Scahill (Nation Books, 2007)

Winner of a 2007 George Polk Book Award and chosen as Alternet’s 2007 Best Book of the Year

Debuted at #9 on the New York Times‘ best seller list shortly after publication

Included on Barnes & Noble and Amazon lists of the Best Nonfiction Books of 2007

“A crackling expose.” The New York Times Book Review

Media coverage and appearances included The Daily ShowBill Moyers Journal, NPR’s Fresh Air, The Rachel Maddow Show, Real Time with Bill MaherDemocracy Now, ABC World NewsCBS Evening NewsNBC Nightly News, PBS’s The NewsHour, CNN, Al Jezeera, The Nation, The Current & The Hour on CBC,  After Words on C-SPAN2 Book TV, an op-ed in the Los Angeles Times, an excerpt in the Boston Phoenix, a review in The Sunday Times (UK), The Leonard Lopate Show, The Thom Hartmann Show, KPFK, KALW, KPFA, WBAI, WBUR, KGNU, WORT and numerous other radio stations across the country.

The author went on a multi-city tour for which I helped to coordinate events in twenty-six cities.