Solomon Volkov is the award-winning author of Shostakovich and Stalin, among other books about Russian culture. He is a cultural commentator for Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty. He lives in New York City with his wife, Marianna.
Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
Publisher: Vintage On Sale: March 10, 2009 Price: $18.95
From the reign of Tsar Nicholas II to the brutal cult of Stalin to the ebullient, uncertain days of perestroika, nowhere has the inextricable relationship between politics and culture been more starkly illustrated than in twentieth-century Russia.
In the first book to fully examine the intricate and often deadly interconnection between...
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