Helen Thorpe’s latest out now

Helen Thorpe’s new book The Newcomers: Finding Refuge, Friendship, and Hope in an American Classroom is out now. Malcolm Gladwell says, “Helen Thorpe has taken policy and turned it into literature.” Here is an interview Helen conducted with 5280 Magazine, and read this great view in the Denver Post.

Helen Thorpe’s new book highlighted in the Washington Post

Helen Thorpe’s latest, Soldier Girls, was recently profiled: “Women’s war stories: Sex, stress-relief and mothering from afar.” There is little blood but a lot of guts in Helen Thorpe’s new book “Soldier Girls,” about three women in the Indiana National Guard who went to war together and gave a brutally honest account of their service,… Read more »

Helen Thorpe’s Soldier Girls named “Book of the Week” in People Magazine

Helen Thorpe’s latest continues to garner great praise. What’s it like to be a woman in the military? Over 12 years, Thorpe follows grandmother Debbie Helton, single mom Desma Brooks and college student Michelle Fischer, three unlikely friends in the Indiana National Guard. They struggle with the male-dominated culture around them and survive deployments to… Read more »

Helen Thorpe on HuffPost Live

Helen Thorpe explains what it’s like to be a woman in the military, from her new book Soldier Girls. Watch here.

Sunday NY Times Book Review: Helen Thorpe’s Soldier Girls

Helen Thorpe’s latest book, Soldier Girls, having already been tagged as one of the best books of the year by the Washington Post, has been named an Editor’s Choice selection in the Sunday New York Times book section. When they signed up for the Indiana National Guard, the three women at the center of Helen… Read more »