No Place to Hide

No Place to Hide

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In May 2013, Glenn Greenwald set out for Hong Kong to meet an anonymous source who claimed to have astonishing evidence of pervasive government spying and insisted on communicating only through heavily encrypted channels. That source turned out to be the 29-year-old NSA contractor Edward Snowden, and his revelations about the agency’s widespread, systemic overreach proved to be some of the most explosive and consequential news in recent history, triggering a fierce… (more)

Editorial reviews (7 reviews)


In “No Place to Hide,” Greenwald seems like a self-righteous sourpuss, convinced that every issue is “straightforward,” and if you don’t agree with him, you’re part of something he calls “the authorities,” who control everything for their own nefarious but never explained purposes.

The book is a smart, impassioned indictment of what Greenwald calls "fear-driven, obsequious journalism" that uncritically amplifies whatever politicians say is needed to fight the war on terror.

It is a thriller surpassing the most successful TV action dramas or bestseller spy books. It is real, as well as consequential, and Greenwald describes in exciting detail what happened.

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Book Details  


Publisher: Henry Holt and Co. (May 13, 2014)

Collection: Metropolitan Books

Format: EPUB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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