This is a shorter “reader-friendly” essay review of German author Michael Schiffmann's explosive new book on Mumia Abu-Jamal featured at http://www.dissidentvoice.org/Nov06/Bennett24.htm based on my exclusive reading of the English language version (not yet published in the US) and an extensive interview, which is the only public English language resource that documents the many new facts and original ballistics analysis presented in the German book. This version features several accompanying graphics.
LINK TO FULL LENGTH INTERVIEW: http://hbjournalist1.googlepages.com/schiff
Julie Lasky is the editor-in-chief of I.D. Magazine. Julie Lasky was previously the editor of Interiors and the managing editor at PRINT. She is the recipient of a Columbia University National Arts Journalism Program fellowship; a Richard J. Margolis Award for journalism; and was a Journalism Scholar in 1995 at Northwestern University. Lasky's essays and book reviews have appeared in numerous publications, including the New York Times, The American Scholar and Forward.