Alexievich, Svetlana

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Last Witnesses: An Oral History of the Children of World War II

These stories are at once poignant and gut-wrenching, and given their scope within the longer interviews conducted by Alexievich, the author’s overall literary intent becomes clearer throughout. Readers with an interest in World War II, oral history, 20th-century history, Russian and/or Soviet history would find this well worth reading. [See Prepub Alert, 1/7/19.]

The Unwomanly Face of War: An Oral History of Women in World War II

An engaging and readable history for anyone interested in World War II, women's history, and personal memoirs.

Secondhand Time: The Last of the Soviets

A must for historians, lay readers, and anyone who enjoys well-curated personal narratives. All readers will appreciate the revelations about Russia's turbulent transition and present cultural and political status. [See Prepub Alert, 2/21/16.]

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