James Ridgeway

James Ridgeway (1936–2021) was an investigative journalist for more than fifty years and was the author of seventeen previous books. He was a co-director of Solitary Watch and a Soros Justice Fellow and a co-editor, with Jean Casella and Sarah Shourd, of Hell Is a Very Small Place: Voices from Solitary Confinement (The New Press).

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News and Reviews

Slate

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

Bookslut

Bookslut reviews Hell Is a Very Small Place

Inside Higher Ed

In a review for Inside Higher Ed, Scott McLemee says solitary confinement "degrades the society that has turned it into reality"

Medium

Chelsea Manning reviews Hell Is a Very Small Place

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Books by James Ridgeway

Hell Is a Very Small Place
Voices from Solitary Confinement

Jean Casella, James Ridgeway, Sarah Shourd