Full Body Burden won the Reading the West Award in Nonfiction.
Full Body Burden was chosen one of the Best Books of 2012 by Kirkus Reviews and the American Library Association and 2012 Best Book about Justice by The Atlantic.
It is a finalist for the Barnes & Noble Discover Award, the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence, and the Colorado Book Award.
Virginia Commonwealth University, St. Bonaventure University, Fort Lewis College, California State University at Sacramento and Michigan Tech University chose Full Body Burden for their First Year Experience/ Common Read Programs.
CSPAN – See Kristen’s recent presentation at the Tucson Festival of Books. CSPAN Video.
Alex Wellerstein, a historian of science at the American Institute of Physics explores the reasons people willing to live with the secrecy of Rocky Flats in his blog after a recent talk at the Smithsonian by Kristen Iversen.
The Telegraph wrote “Full Body Burden is one of those rare, life-changing works whose quiet, insistent moral authority commands us to read on and to remember.”
Kristen was also interviewed on NewsTalk Radio, Ireland.
Barnes & Noble chose Full Body Burden for their Summer 2012 Great New Writers Program.
Video of reading at The Tattered Cover Book Store in Denver, CO on June 19, 2012.
On The Colorado Capital Steps
Reader’s Digest Video