Voices from Chernobyl: The Oral History of a Nuclear Disaster (Lannan Selection)
Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award
Winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature
Svetlana Alexievich was born in the Ukraine and studied journalism at the University of Minsk. Her books, including Voices from Chernobyl, document the emotional history Soviet and post-Soviet life through interviews. Alexievich has received numerous awards for her writing, including a prize from the Swedish PEN Institute for courage and dignity as a writer. She was awarded the Nobel Prize for literature in 2015 for her polyphonic writings, a monument to suffering and courage in our time. Translator Keith Gessen was born in Russia and educated at Harvard. He is a founding editor of n+1 and has written about literature and culture for Dissent, The Nation, The New Yorker, and The New York Review of Books. He is the author of the novel A Terrible Country and a professor at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.
Publisher: Dalkey Archive Press
Publication Date: 07/01/2019 - 12:00am
On Sale: 10/10/2018 - 12:00am