June 7: Appeal-Democrat: Profile on U-2 pilot Tony Bevacqua
This Appeal-Democrat feature story profiles Area 51’s youngest U-2 pilot, Tony Bevacqua. “Retired Lt. Col. Tony Bevacqua of Yuba City flew both the SR-71 and
June 7: Big Think, Think Tank: The Truth Behind Area 51
Big Think’s moniker: “a place where Big Think’s editors and expert contributors look at ideas that are in the news.” Author Q&A here.
June 5: The Wall Street Journal, Bestselling Books, Spotlight: Hardcover History #3
From The Wall Street Journal Best-Selling Books, with data from Nielson Scan. Spotlight: Hardcover History, Area 51 is #3.
June 5: The New York Times Best Sellers List #7 Hardcover Nonfiction
AREA 51, by Annie Jacobsen. (Little, Brown, $27.99.) An account of the mysterious military installation, which the author contends is the home of secret espionage
June 5: Los Angeles Times Bestsellers #4 Hardcover Nonfiction
Area 51 by Annie Jacobsen: A history of the top secret Nevada base includes familiar conspiracies and unexpected ties to Stalin. (Little, Brown: $27.99) Read
June 5: KPFK Background Briefing with Ian Masters
Ian Masters hosts Annie Jacobsen on his radio program featuring international and national news with analysis and insight on national security, foreign and domestic policy,
June 4: WABC Radio with John Batchelor
Host Simon Constable discusses Area 51 legends and lore with Annie Jacobsen for WABC radio.
June 3: The Week Magazine picks "Area 51" as its "book of the week."
The Week Magazine chooses “Area 51” as its book of the week in its June 3 print edition, on newstands now.
June 3: Kirkus Book Reviews
Kirkus Book Reviews: “Jacobsen’s expansive, well-written narrative takes in the sweep of Cold War history, from the Bay of Pigs to Francis Gary Powers to
June 3: The Michael Medved Show: Jacobsen is "the bard of Area 51."
With his nearly four million weekly listeners, Michael Medved is one of America’s top talk radio hosts. He and Annie Jacobsen engaged in a lively,
June 2: Science Fantastic with Michio Kaku
Theoretical physicist, futurist and best selling author Dr. Michio Kaku discusses “Area 51: Uncensored” with Annie Jacobsen, touching upon science past and science future.
June 2: America in the Morning Radio
Jim Bohannon’s popular morning radio show features a short dialogue with Annie Jacobsen.
June 2: NPR Radio West
Jacobsen discusses espionage, space programs and nuclear projects at Area 51 and the Nevada Test Site with NRP host Doug Fabrizio.
June 1: Jalopnik: "How a general’s fatal joyride in a secret enemy jet almost revealed Area 51"
The popular website Jalopnik, writes: “Author Annie Jacobson uncovers some of the best-kept secrets in military history — including how a general’s fatal joyride in
June 1: Westwood One, The Jim Bohannon Show
Radio host Jim Bohannon interviews Annie Jacobsen about her book for the full hour on the Jim Bohannon Show. You can download the show here.
May 30: ABC-7 "The book is absolutely fascinating."
ABC-7, filmed last week in San Francisco, has a link to the author’s interview with Channel 7 host Brian Copeland here.
May 29: The New York Times Sunday Book Review picks "Area 51" for "vicarious summer travel."
In The New York Times Sunday Book Review, “Inside the List,” Jennifer Scheussler writes about several of the books on The New York Times’ Bestseller
May 30: Los Angeles Times Book Review: "Highly readable…deeply researched…chilling depictions…a dream for aviation and military buffs."
Book review: “Area 51” by Scott Martelle. “Annie Jacobsen’s history of the top secret Nevada base is highly readable. And about those UFO and alien
May 29: Coast to Coast AM
Investigative reporter and Coast to Coast guest host George Knapp interviewed Annie Jacobsen about Area 51 for two hours. You can listen to the show,
May 27: NPR Nevada Public Radio
Area 51 has been one of the most secretive black spots in the history of the US military. The area adjoining the Nevada Test Site