"[It is the] sobering voice of witness that Gourevitch has vividly captured in his work."--Wole Soyinka, " The New York Times Book Review"
"[Gourevitch] has the mind of a scholar along with the observative capacity of a good novelist, and he writes like an angel. This volume establishes him as the peer of Michael Herr, Ryszard Kapuscinski, and Tobias Wolff. I think there is no limit to what we may expect from him."--Robert Stone
"A sobering, revealing, and deeply thoughtful chronicle."--"The Boston Globe"
"The most important book I have read in many years . . . [Gourevitch] examines [the genocidal war in Rwanda] with humility, anger, grief and a remarkable level of both political and moral intelligence."--Susie Linfield, " Los Angeles Times"
"Shocking and important . . . clear and balanced . . . the voice in this book is meticulous and humane."--Michael Pearson, "The Atlanta Journal-Constitution"
"Astonishing . . . [Gourevitch] is masterful at placing the unspeakability of mass murder into actual people's mouths and inhabiting it in actual people's stories."--Mark Gevisser, "Newsday"
"Unsettlingly beautiful . . . brilliant . . . this is a staggeringly good book . . . [It] should be on bookshelves forever."--Tom Engelhardt, "The Philadelphia Inquirer"show more