Friday, August 01, 2008
Jonathan Fast's CEREMONIAL VIOLENCE in Vanity Fair's Hot Type
Jonathan Fast's intriguing study on school shootings, Ceremonial Violence, is noted in Elissa Schappel's monthly column in Vanity Fair on hot new book releases. The result of over five years of research, Ceremonial Violence analyzes the events leading up to and comprising some of the most chilling school rampage shootings in recent years and their aftermath. For the first time, the tragic events of Columbine, Virginia Tech, and others are examined in a way that truly illuminates the causes and effects of this disturbing phenomenon.