During the spring of 1994, in a tiny country called Rwanda, some
800,000 people were hacked to death, one by one, by their
neighbors in a gruesome civil war. Several years later,
journalist Jean Hatzfeld traveled to Rwanda to interview ten
participants in the killings, eliciting extraordinary testimony
from these men about the genocide they perpetrated. As Susan
Sontag wrote in the preface, Machete Season is a document
that "everyone... more...