James Ridgeway

James Ridgeway has been an investigative journalist for more than fifty years and is the author of seventeen previous books. He is a co-director of Solitary Watch and a Soros Justice Fellow and is a co-editor, with Jean Casella and Sarah Shourd, of Hell Is a Very Small Place: Voices from Solitary Confinement (The New Press). He lives in Washington, D.C.

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News and Reviews

Publishers Weekly

Hell is a Very Small Place is Heather Ann Thompson's pick in Publishers Weekly’s "Top Authors Pick Their Favorite Books of 2016" feature

The Los Angeles Review of Books

Stephen Lurie reviews Hell Is a Very Small Place in The Los Angeles Review of Books.

Counterpunch

Read Counterpunch's review of Hell Is a Very Small Place

Slate

Watch an interview with two of the formerly incarcerated men profiled in Hell Is a Very Small Place on Slate

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Books by James Ridgeway

Hell Is a Very Small Place
Voices from Solitary Confinement

Jean Casella, James Ridgeway, Sarah Shourd