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Masha Gessen is a Russian American journalist. She has written several books including The Man Without a Face: The Unlikely Rise of Vladimir Putin, Words Will Break Cement: The Passion of Pussy Riot, and The Brothers: The Road to an American Tragedy. The Future Is History: How Totalitarianism näytä lisää Reclaimed Russia won the National Book Award for Nonfiction in 2017. (Bowker Author Biography) näytä vähemmän

Sisältää nimet: Masha Gessen, Marsha Gessen


(eng) Masha Gessen is nonbinary and uses they/them pronouns.

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Tekijän teokset

Surviving Autocracy (2020) 333 kappaletta
Gay Propaganda: Russian Love Stories (2014) — Toimittaja — 19 kappaletta
Spasibo = спасибо (2013) — Tekijä — 4 kappaletta

Associated Works

Me (1921) — Esipuhe, eräät painokset8,495 kappaletta
Granta 88: Mothers (2004) — Avustaja — 163 kappaletta
Granta 64: Russia the Wild East (1998) — Avustaja — 161 kappaletta
The Best American Essays 2019 (2019) — Avustaja — 130 kappaletta
The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2017 (2017) — Avustaja — 84 kappaletta
The Best of Slate: A 10th Anniversary Anthology (2006) — Avustaja — 28 kappaletta
In the Here and There (1992) — Kääntäjä, eräät painokset11 kappaletta

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Birobidzhan—a region in Russia's far east which during the Soviet period was the location for an ill-fated Soviet project to create a secular Jewish territory—is normally relegated to the rank of odd footnote to broader narratives of Jewish history. Masha Gessen uses the 20th-century history of the region, and the career of the Yiddish-language author and cultural activist David Bergelson, to look at the history of Russian Jewry. I think Gessen does a good job of setting out the kind of symbolic space occupied by the concept of Birobidzhan and the Jewish Autonomous Region for various groups, but I wished they had spent more time on the area itself. Even by the end of the book, I don't think I had more than a hazy sense of it and its population.… (lisätietoja)
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siriaeve | 4 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Mar 23, 2024 |
A really interesting look at genetic disorders from a very personal viewpoint.
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jenmslc | 3 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Jan 22, 2024 |
A sort of recap of the Trump years. Bad enough the first time. I was wanting a little more insight or guidance rather than a straight review. But it’s good to have it all down in real time. We can’t forget how bad it was and how bad it yet might be.
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BookyMaven | 8 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Dec 6, 2023 |
Riveting. Disturbing. The obvious-and borne out- implications for America are chilling. An excellent coherent history and how that history plays out in individual lives gives a stunning look into the present situation. An amazing book. I learned so much about Russian history and world views. The totalitarian playbook, in use currently in use by the alt right here, is well worn and unimaginative. Accuse your enemies of being pediphiles is the play. Outlaw and demonize homosexuals is the play. Oppress women in the name of promoting family values is the play. Russia is a traumatized country in a suicidal death spiral, and we are not far behind.… (lisätietoja)
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BookyMaven | 17 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Dec 6, 2023 |



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