Midwest Book Review, "Reviewer's Choice," December 2015
Santa Fe woman's book explores her Jewish family's past in Syria
By Bruce Krasnow, Santa Fe New Mexican, September 28, 2014.
SF Writer recounts family's part in Jewish diaspora
By Jackie Jadrnak, Albuquerque Journal North, September 26, 2014.
Jewish Book Council
By Elise Cooper. Read here.
Connie Martinson Talks Books
Host Connie Martinson interviewed Claudette Sutton on her program, the oldest author-interview show on national cable TV, that is aired in most major cities on public and cable channel stations, streams online, and is available on YouTube. Watch here.
Monday Morning with Sheilah Kast
Host Sheila Kast interviews "author Claudette Sutton and her father 'Farewell, Aleppo' protagonist Mike Sutton" on WYPR, 88.1 FM, the NPR station for Baltimore, Maryland. Listen here.
Collected Words: KVSF The Voice of Santa Fe
James McGrath Morris, author of "Pulitzer," interviews Claudette Sutton on this weekly radio program of Collected Works Bookstore & Coffeehouse. Listen here, starting at 27:02 minutes.
The Richard Eeds Show: KVSF 101.5 FM
Live interview on Richard Eeds' morning program, broadcast on KVSF 101.5 The Voice of Santa Fe and streaming at SantaFe.com. Listen to excerpt here.
WOCA 1370 AM (North Central Florida)
Live interview on AM Ocala Live with hosts Robin Macblane and Larry Whitler, for blog talk radio / podcast. Listen here.
LA Talk Radio: Answers for the Family
Host Allen Cardoza talked with Claudette Sutton on the topic of "Syria of the Past, When Jews, Christians and Muslims Lived in Peace." Listen here.
Jordan Rich Show: WRZ Radio 1030 AM (Boston, simulcast on WCCO Minneapolis)
The Jordan Rich Show is "one of the most eclectic on radio," featuring a smorgasbord of topics ranging from the arts, history, and health to pop culture, sports, politics and all issues of the heart and soul. Live phone interview.
In Focus: WVOX 1460 AM (New Rochelle, NY)
Host: Dr. Dan Miller, retired school and college educator and administrator. Station reaches from Westchester County to New York City, northern New Jersey and southern Connecticut. Live phone interview.
Openline: KIKO 1340 AM (Mesa, Arizona)
Morning talk program on a regional station covering Mesa, Phoenix, and surrounding areas. Live phone interview.
Morning Show: WEOL 930 AM (Cleveland)
Host: Bruce Van Dyke. Taped interview.
Tron in the Morning: KCMN 1530 AM
Live phone interview with host Tron Simpson. KCMN is broadcast from Colorado Springs and can be heard in a 50-mile radius from Denver to the New Mexico border.
Local Morning Edition: WOJB 88.9 FM
WOJB is an NPR member station serving northwestern Wisconsin. Live phone interview broadcast on WOJB-FM and webcast at wojb.org.
Morning Conversation: WSIU 91.9 FM (Southern Illinois University)
WSIU is an NPR affiliate serving more than three million people across five states. Taped phone interview.
Ideasphere: KCBX FM (Central coast of California)
Central Coast Public Radio serves San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara and other California cities. Ideasphere is a weekly show, produced and hosted by Guy Rathbun broadcast on public radio, podcast on NPR, and distributed nationally on PRX. Taped phone interview.
The Live Morning Show: KRSN 1490 AM, 107.1 FM
KRSN is broadcast from Los Alamos, New Mexico, and reaches Pojoaque, Española and Santa Fe. Live phone interview.
"A Different Jew" (Spring 2015) and "Two Jews in Shanghai" (Fall 2015)
By Claudette Sutton, in Legacy, the newsletter of the New Mexico Jewish Historical Society. Articles won third place in Specialty Articles: History category, New Mexico Press Women 2016 Communications Contest
"Farewell, Aleppo: My Father's Story"
By Claudette Sutton, Image Magazine, New York's largest Jewish family magazine, July 2015.
"My Father's Syria"
By Claudette Sutton, in Your Life is a Trip, website for experiential storytelling and narrative travel writing, July 2014.
By Claudette Sutton, Tumbleweeds, Summer 2014. First place winner, Columns: General, National Federation of Press Women 2014 Communications Contest.
"This book a must-read for anyone who wants to explore this rich culture that many people do not know very much about."
- Jewish Book Council
"Sutton merges the best of family biography with relevant and fascinating historical, social, and religious knowledge."
- Foreword Reviews
"A testament to resiliency and survival. An example of how the upheaval and hatred now seen in the Middle East almost daily is not organic to the region. "
- Santa Fe New Mexican