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Kirkus Reviews calls Anthony DePalma's City of Dust "An important story with broad ramifications."
Natural Resources Defense Council calls City of Dust "Part chronicle of tragedy and heroism, part detective story and part legal thriller."
It made me tearful, angry, and confused! I really wanted to learn WHY some responders got so very sick and others did not. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Kathleen A. Ackerson
No question that the book is well written, factually authoritative and important so I've given it 4 stars. Read morePublished on October 1, 2012 by Donna
I have not read the book, but the Title Alone was enough to grab my attention, and I will be reading the book shortly. Read morePublished on August 4, 2012 by Matthew Goddard
As a native New Yorker, and also someone who worked in the World Trade Center, I found this book to be fascinating reading. Read morePublished on April 26, 2012 by Mike B.
I found the first half or so of the book to be just fascinating; this part covers the first 6 months or so after the planes crashed and covered multiple points of view of what... Read morePublished on January 30, 2012 by critters
This book had me interested from the beginning. It is a very detailed report of all the results from the pile of rubble and dust that was from 911. Read morePublished on January 14, 2012 by Georgie Cavitt
Anthony DePalma covered the environmental and health consequences of the collapse of the Twin Towers on September 11, 2001 for the New York Times for 4 years. Read morePublished on September 24, 2011 by mirasreviews
This is like a compilation of newspaper-level cursory articles. Lots of quoting. There is no analysis. No conclusions offered. Just comparisons of competing perspectives. Read morePublished on May 20, 2011 by Beatrice Izzey
The 3000 people claimed in the collapse of the World Trade Towers were far from the only victims. The city was enveloped in a cloud of dust, smelling of concrete, asbestos and... Read morePublished on May 20, 2011 by Herblady22