Toronto Star national security reporter Michelle Shephard says the award she won this week from the Canadian Civil Liberties Association is a reminder to keep investigating rights violations in Canada’s own backyard.
Canadian Interviews talked with Michelle in December about Decade of Fear:
There may be brilliant and imaginative novelists working in Canada today, but it can surely be said that not one could invent anything quite like the tale Michelle Shephard tells in her captivating new book, Decade of Fear. The Toronto Star journalist takes readers on a modern-day odyssey, from New York City in the days following September 11, 2001 to some of the most troubled and perplexing places on earth, including Mogadishu, Somalia and the infamous Guantanamo Bay prison.
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