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Anne Applebaum

ANNE APPLEBAUM is a columnist for The Washington Post, a Professor of Practice at the London School of Economics, and a contributor to The New York Review of Books. Her previous books include Iron Curtain, winner of the Cundill Prize and a finalist for the National Book Award, and Gulag, winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Nonfiction and a finalist for three other major prizes. She lives in Poland with her husband, Radek Sikorski, a Polish politician, and their two children.

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Between East and West
Written by Anne Applebaum
Anchor | Trade Paperback | June 2017
$17.95/0.00(Canada) | 978-0-525-43318-7 (0-525-43318-X)

In the summer and fall of 1991, Anne Applebaum, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Gulag and Iron Curtain, took a three month road trip through the freshly independent borderlands of Eastern Europe. She deftly weaves the harrowing history of the region and captures the effects of political upheaval on a personal level.

An... Read more

Written by Anne Applebaum
Anchor | Trade Paperback | April 2004
$19.95/25.95(Canada) | 978-1-4000-3409-3 (1-4000-3409-4)

In this magisterial and acclaimed history, Anne Applebaum offers the first fully documented portrait of the Gulag, from its origins in the Russian Revolution, through its expansion under Stalin, to its collapse in the era of glasnost.

The Gulag--a vast array of Soviet concentration camps that held millions of political and... Read more

Iron Curtain
Written by Anne Applebaum
Anchor | Trade Paperback | August 2013
$17.95/0.00(Canada) | 978-1-4000-9593-3 (1-4000-9593-X)

National Book Award Finalist
TIME Magazine's #1 Nonfiction Book of 2012
A New York Times Notable Book
A Washington Post Top Ten Book of 2012
Best Nonfiction of 2012: The Wall Street Journal, The Plain Dealer

In the much-anticipated follow-up to her Pulitzer Prize-winning Gulag, acclaimed journalist Anne Applebaum delivers a groundbreaking history of... Read more

Red Famine
Written by Anne Applebaum
Doubleday | Hardcover | October 2017
$35.00/0.00(Canada) | 978-0-385-53885-5 (0-385-53885-5)


From 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 today

In 1929 Stalin launched his policy of agricultural collectivization—in effect a second Russian revolution—which forced... Read more