CANCELLED: Sunday, February 2, 2020 at 3pm - Jessica Stern presents "My War Criminal: Personal Encounters with an Architect of Genocide"


Update 1/14/2020 - Due to a conflict with the author's scheudle, this event has been cancelled. Our apologies for any inconvenience.


Please join us on Sunday, February 2 at 3pm, when local author Jessica Stern presents My War Criminal.

Jessica Stern is one of the foremost experts on terrorism and the connections between trauma and terror. Stern is the coauthor with J.M. Berger of ISIS: The State of Terror; and the author of Denial: A Memoir of Terror, selected by the Washington Post as a best book of the year; Terror in the Name of God: Why Religious Militants Kill, selected by the New York Times as a notable book of the year; The Ultimate Terrorists; and numerous articles on terrorism.

She has held fellowships awarded by the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation, the Erik Erikson Institute, and the MacArthur Foundation. She was a Council on Foreign Relations International Affairs Fellow, a National Fellow at Stanford University’s Hoover Institution, and a Fellow of the World Economic Forum. Stern taught as a Lecturer at Harvard University from 1999-2015. Prior to joining the Harvard faculty, she worked in government, serving on President Clinton’s National Security Council Staff and as an analyst at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.

The event is free and open to the public. There will be time for Q&A and book signing after the author presentation.


Event date: 
Sunday, February 2, 2020 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Event address: 
The Concord Bookshop
65 Main Street
Concord, MA 01742
My War Criminal: Personal Encounters with an Architect of Genocide Cover Image
ISBN: 9780060889555
Availability: Special Order - may be out of print
Published: Ecco - January 28th, 2020