Svetlana Alexievich

Svetlana Alexievich was born in Ivano-Frankivsk, Ukraine, in 1948 and has spent most of her life in the Soviet Union and present-day Belarus, with prolonged periods of exile in Western Europe. Starting out as a journalist, she developed her own nonfiction genre, which gathers a chorus of voices to describe a specific historical moment. Her works include War’s Unwomanly Face (1985), Last Witnesses (1985), Zinky Boys (1990), Voices from Chernobyl (1997), and Secondhand Time (2013). She has won many international awards, including the 2015 Nobel Prize in Literature “for her polyphonic writings, a monument to suffering and courage in our time.”

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Author: Svetlana Alexievich
Release Date: July 02, 2019
From the Nobel Prize-winning author comes an oral history of children's experiences in WWII across Europe and Russia, in the celebrated tradition of her masterpiece, The Unwomanly Face of War.Bringing together dozens of voices in her distinctive styl...
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Author: Svetlana Alexievich, Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky | Narrator: Julia Emelin and Yelena Shmulenson
Release Date: July 25, 2017
A long-awaited English translation of the groundbreaking oral history of women in World War II across Europe and Russia—from the winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature“A landmark.”—Timothy Snyder, author of On Tyranny: T...
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Author: Svetlana Alexievich and Bela Shayevich | Narrator: Various
Release Date: May 24, 2016
The magnum opus and latest work from Svetlana Alexievich, the 2015 winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature—a symphonic oral history about the disintegration of the Soviet Union and the emergence of a new Russia When the Swedish Academy awarded ...
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