"Embraces the scope of the tragedy and reminds us of the cost of war." -- Errol Morris, filmmaker, Fog of War
"Monstering takes the reader into a hellish world and advances the story, disclosing revelations of power gone wrong." -- David Corn, co-author, Hubris
"Must-reading for those who seek to understand the sordid side of the terror war." -- Karen Greenberg, co-editor, The Torture Papers
"Tara McKelvey is an extraordinarily gifted writer and Monstering
is an extraordinary book." -- James Bamford, author, Pretext for War
"This is a powerful account of the most shameful behavior by an American government in recent memory." -- Anthony Lewis, former New York Times columnist
About the Author
Tara McKelvey is a senior editor at The American Prospect, and a contributing editor at Marie Claire magazine. She is also a research fellow at the NYU School of Law’s Center on Law and Security and has writen for The New York Times Book Review and The Nation among other publications. She lives in Washington, DC.