The incredible story of the death of Eric Garner, the birth of the 'Black Lives Matter' movement and the new faultlines of race, protest, policing and the power of people.
MATT TAIBBI, author of the New York Times bestsellers The Divide, Griftopia, and The Great Derangement, is a contributing editor for Rolling Stone and winner of the 2007 National Magazine Award for Columns and Commentary.
Marries the best instincts of explanatory narrative journalism
with uncompromising moral clarity ... a vital account of police
violence. Taibbi, through thorough reporting and captivating
writing, captures the totality of an American tragedy * Wesley
Lowery, Pulitzer Prize winner and bestselling author of THEY CAN'T
KILL US ALL: THE STORY OF BLACK LIVES MATTER *
[A] brilliant work of narrative nonfiction ... a necessary and riveting work * Booklist (STARRED REVIEW) *
The narrative unfolds like an episode of The Wire. . . . Heartbreaking and compulsively readable * Washington Post *
One of the most important voices in contemporary American journalism * Independent *
[A] searing expose ... what emerges from the author's superb reporting and vivid writing is a tragically revealing look at a broken criminal justice system * Kirkus Review (STARRED REVIEW) *