Masha Gessen

Thursday, March 13, 2014

Masha Gessen takes on Vladimir Putin in the LA Times

Masha Gessen, author of The Man Without a Face: The Unlikely Rise of Vladimir Putin writes: "Is Putin insane, is he Hitler, or is he both? He is none of those things. In fact, he may be unlike any politician the world has known."

Read the full piece here.

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Friday, January 10, 2014

The New York Times raves about Masha Gessen's new book WORDS WILL BREAK CEMENT: THE PASSION OF PUSSY RIOT

Alexander Nazaryan in the New York Times calls Masha Gessen's WORDS WILL BREAK CEMENT “Urgent  … damning … Much here will be new to the American reader. All of it is infuriating.” We couldn't agree more. You can read the full review here.

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Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Slate names This Is How You Lose Her, The Man Without a Face, and The Entertainer as Best Books of 2012

Praising Junot Diaz's This Is How You Lose Her as "heartbreaking" and "funny," Masha Gessen's The Man Without a Face as "fascinating, illuminating, and above all brave," and Margaret Talbot's The Entertainer as "warm, funny, and rigorous," Slate has chosen three Riverhead books as among their Best Books of 2012.
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Tuesday, March 06, 2012

Masha Gessen on The Daily Show

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Thursday, February 23, 2012

Masha Gessen's chilling "Portrait of the Young Vladimir Putin" in Newsweek

An excerpt from Gessen’s upcoming biography of Putin, The Man Without a Face, provides a glimpse of how he came to be such a feared and controversial figure. To read it, click here.  

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