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Journey Into The Whirlwind by Eugenia Ginzburg

Hailed an important work upon it’s publication in 1967, Journey into the Whirlwind is Ginzburg’s personal account her years in a Soviet prison during the reign of Josef Stalin. As a teenager I read Solhenitsyn’s Gulag Archipelago, and was stunned at the brutality … Continue reading

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Travels In Siberia by Ian Frazier

A writer with self-professed “Russia Love”, Ian Frazier thoroughly documents (complete with background history and any other vignette he finds interesting) his five trips to Siberia – the last in 2009.  Luckily for Frazier, I’m a history and interesting fact … Continue reading

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