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Author: Anne Applebaum | Narrator: Suzanne Toren
Release Date: October 10, 2017
AN ECONOMIST BEST BOOK OF THE YEARFrom the author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Gulag and the National Book Award finalist Iron Curtain, a revelatory history of one of Stalin's greatest crimes—the consequences of which still resonate todayIn 19...
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Author: Masha Gessen | Narrator: Masha Gessen
Release Date: October 03, 2017
WINNER OF THE 2017 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD IN NONFICTIONFINALIST FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARDS WINNER OF THE NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY'S HELEN BERNSTEIN BOOK AWARD  NAMED A BEST BOOK OF 2017 BY THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW,&#...
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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: Ludmilla Petrushevskaya, Anna Summers and Anna Summers | Narrator: Kate Mulgrew
Release Date: February 07, 2017
Finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award for AutobiographyThe prizewinning memoir of one of the world’s great writers, about coming of age as an enemy of the people and finding her voice in Stalinist Russia   Born across th...
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Author: Luke Harding | Narrator: Nicholas Guy Smith
Release Date: January 24, 2017
A true story of murder and conspiracy that points directly to Vladimir Putin, by The Guardian’s former Moscow bureau chief.On November 1, 2006, journalist and Russian dissident Alexander Litvinenko was poisoned in London. He died twenty-two day...
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Author: Daniel Beer | Narrator: Arthur Morey
Release Date: January 03, 2017
Winner of the Cundill History Prize A visceral, hundred-year history of the vast Russian penal colony. It was known as 'the vast prison without a roof.' From the beginning of the nineteenth century until the Russian Revolution, the tsars exiled ...
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Author: Edvard Radzinsky and Judson Rosengrant | Narrator: Edoardo Ballerini
Release Date: September 13, 2016
From the bestselling author of Stalin and The Last Tsar comes The Rasputin File, a remarkable biography of the mystical monk and bizarre philanderer whose role in the demise of the Romanovs and the start of the revolution can only now be fully known....
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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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Author: Simon Sebag Montefiore | Narrator: Simon Russell Beale
Release Date: May 03, 2016
The Romanovs were the most successful dynasty of modern times, ruling a sixth of the world’s surface for three centuries. How did one family turn a war-ruined principality into the world’s greatest empire? And how did they lose it all? &#...
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Author: David Remnick | Narrator: Michael Prichard
Release Date: December 01, 2015
Winner of the Pulitzer PrizeOne of the Best Books of the Year: The New York Times From the editor of The New Yorker: a riveting account of the collapse of the Soviet Union, which has become the standard book on the subject. Lenin’s Tomb co...
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Author: Steven Lee Myers | Narrator: René Ruiz
Release Date: September 29, 2015
“A riveting, immensely detailed biography of Putin that explains in full-bodied, almost Shakespearian fashion why he acts the way he does.” –Robert D. Kaplan   The New Tsar is the book to read if you want to understand how Vlad...
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Author: Michael Farquhar | Narrator: Enn Reitel
Release Date: July 08, 2014
“Michael Farquhar doesn’t write about history the way, say, Doris Kearns Goodwin does. He writes about history the way Doris Kearns Goodwin’s smart-ass, reprobate kid brother might. I, for one, prefer it.”—Gene Weingarte...
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