Praise for Area 5 1

Compellingly hard-hitting.”

— Janet Maslin, New York Times

Read this book from page one. It will blow your mind.”

— Jon Stewart, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart


— Deirdre Donahue, USA Today

Journalist Annie Jacobsen has shocked even the most devoted conspiracy theorists.”

–Marina Watson Pelaez, Time

A dream for aviation and military buffs.”

— Scott Martelle, Los Angeles Times

Annie Jacobsen is the perfect writer to investigate the granddaddy of all government cover-ups.”

— R ach a e l L arimore , Slate

A sane, grounded history.”

— Dave Gilson, Mother Jones

Area 51 is so controversial that it has shocked even its sources.”

— Lee Speigel, Huffington Post

Jacobsen presents a thorough and levelheaded history that includes revelations about controversial black operations and secret weapons development programs at the facility.”

— Daniel Honan, Big Think

What if the little grey men were actually Russians in Nazi-designed aircraft? Area 51 by Annie Jacobsen explains.”


Area 51 makes for a fascinating and thorough read.”

Tampa Tribune

Internationally recognized for her investigative reporting, Jacobsen used her expertise to research her latest work, Area 51.”


The definitive book on Area 51.”

— Sean Gonsalves, Cape Cod Online