August 23: The New York Times

Page one story at The New York Times: Area 51, Where Conspiracy Theories Never Get Old.  

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August 20: National Geographic Magazine

Annie does a Q&A with National Geographic Magazine on the newly declassified documents.

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August 17: CBS This Morning

CBS special segment on Area 51 with Annie Jacobsen, military aviation expert Bill Sweetman and lawyer Jonathan Turley.

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August 16: CNN with Erin Burnett

Will the CIA’s admission that Area 51 exists change anything? CNN’s Erin Burnett poses the question to Annie Jacobsen and veteran CIA officer Bob Baer. 

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August 16: MSNBC

MSNBC anchors discuss with Annie Jacobsen the significance of the new release. 

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August 16: The Today Show

Annie Jacobsen discusses the CIA’s release of new, U-2 spy plane documents on The Today Show.

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June 10: The New York Times Best Sellers List

The Area 51 paperback remains in The New York Times Best Sellers List for the week of June 10, 2012.  Read The New York Times Book of the Times review by Janet Maslin here. 

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June 03: The New York Times Best Sellers List

The Area 51 paperback hits The New York Times Best Sellers List.

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May 20: LA Times Bestsellers List

The Area 51 paperback rises to #6 on the Los Angeles Times Bestsellers List. 

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May 13: LA Times Bestsellers List

The Area 51 paperback debuts on the Los Angeles Times Bestsellers List at #15. 

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May 11: NPR, Area 51 “This Week’s Outstanding Paperbacks”

NPR Books chooses Area 51: Uncensored as 1 of 5 books in “This Week’s Outstanding Paperbacks.”

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April 22: LA Times Festival of Books 2:00 p.m.

Come to the LA Times Festival of Books on Sunday, at USC in Los Angeles! Annie will be speaking on the panel “Surveillance & Secrets” Sunday at 2p.m. along with co-panelists Lori Andrews and Michael Shermer, and moderator Richard Raynor. See you there!  For more information visit The Los Angeles…

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Jan 24: Area 51 debuts at #10 on Amazon.it (Italy)

“Area 51. La verità, senza censura,” by Annie Jacobsen, translated by Sara Puggioni and published by Piemme, available on Amazon.it. 

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Jan 20: Area 51 in Italy! Il Venerdi di Republica

In anticipation of the book’s publication in Italian, Il Venerdi di Republica, one of Italy’s mot popular magazines, features Annie Jacobsen’s Area 51 as its cover story. Read “Area 51: La Madre de Tutti i Misteri” or “Area 51: The Mother of all Mysteries,” by Angelo Aquaro and Piero Melati.

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Jan 13: Sound Commentary picks AREA 51 as one of the “Best Audio Books of 2011.”

In its January 2012 issue, Sound Commentary chooses AREA 51 as one of the “Best Audio Books of 2011.”  Annie Jacobsen. Area 51. An uncensored History of America’s Top Secret Military Base. Read by the Author, 15 CDs. 16.25 hrs. Hachette Audio. Fifteen C.D.’s worth of incredible and incredulous reporting, the…

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Dec 7: National Public Radio

NPR’s “Wait Wait don’t Tell Me…” hosted Annie Jacobsen in a discussion about espionage, black propaganda, and unidentified flying objects.

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Nov 23: Valhalla Entertainment options Area 51 for TV series

Legendary producer Gale Anne Hurd and Valhalla Entertainment (Walking Dead, Terminator, Aliens, Hulk, Armageddon, etc) has optioned Area 51 for a TV series with Karl Gadjusek as writer/showrunner. Read more at Deadline Hollywood.

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Nov 22: Goodreads Choice Awards 2011: Area 51

Area 51 has been chosen for the 2011 Goodreads Choice Awards in the category best History & Biography.

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Nov 16: Los Angeles Times Bestsellers List, “Area 51” (Extended List)

Area 51 is back on the Los Angeles Times Bestsellers List.

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Oct 20: Quality Paperback Book Club Offers Area 51 as Main Selection

Quality Paperback Book Club will offer Area 51 as a main selection in their January catalog.

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Oct 2: Caltech, Skeptics Society Lecture, Q&A & Booksigning

A terrific event, packed with people unafraid of their high IQs. Annie Jacobsen gave a power point lecture and answered questions, including 40 minutes of over time. Hosted by bestselling author and columnist for Scientific American Magazine, Michael Shermer. 

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Oct 1: The Marc Bernier Show

Marc Bernier, Top 100 Talk Show Hosts in America, hosted Annie Jacobsen at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. The event was recorded live. You can listen to it here: 9/27/11 Annie Jacobsen Town Hall.

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Sept 27: Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, 7:00 p.m.

As part of the President’s Speaker Series, Annie Jacobsen did a 90 minute Q&A with radio host Marc Bernier. A book signing followed. 

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Sept 4: New York Times Bestsellers, “Area 51” (Extended List)

What a summer for “Area 51.” Fourteen weeks on The New York Times Bestsellers List (now on the Extended List, Hardcover Nonfiction, #26), “Area 51” continues to fascinate readers. Read The New York Times Book of the Times review by Janet Maslin: “A Miltary Post’s Secrets: Espionage, Not Aliens.”

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Aug 30: PRI’s The World: BBC, PRI & WGBH

Public Radio International’s Jessica Golloher reports from Moscow: “A New Angle On The Roswell Incident and Why Russians Like Conspiracy Theories.”

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