David Remnick


David Remnick is the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Lenin’s Tomb, The Devil Problem and Other True Stories, and Resurrection. He is the editor of The New Yorker.

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  • How Russia Is Ruled

    April 9, 1998

    Boris Yel’tsin: Ot Rassveta do Zakata (Boris Yeltsin: From Dawn to Dusk) by Aleksandr Korzhakov

    The Russian Intelligentsia by Andrei Sinyavsky, translated by Lynn Visson

  • On Murray Kempton (1917–1997)

    June 12, 1997
  • Laughter in the Dark

    April 10, 1997

    At His Side: The Last Years of Isaac Babel by A.N. Pirozhkova

  • Hammer, Sickle, and Book

    May 23, 1996

    Za Gorizontom (Beyond the Horizon) by Gennady Zyuganov

    Veru v Rossiyu (I Believe in Russia) by Gennady Zyuganov

    Rossiya i Sovremenii Mir (Russia and the Modern World) by Gennady Zyuganov

    Preobrazheniye (Transformation) by Andrei Kozyrev

  • Notes From Underground

    March 2, 1995

    The Ransom of Russian Art by John McPhee

  • Getting Russia Right

    September 22, 1994

    The Soviet Tragedy: A History of Socialism in Russia, 1917-1991 by Martin Malia

  • Le Carré’s New War

    August 12, 1993

    The Night Manager by John le Carré

  • The Counterrevolutionary

    March 25, 1993

    Sto Sorok Besed s Molotovym (One Hundred Forty Talks with Molotov) by Feliks Chuyev

    Inside Gorbachev’s Kremlin: The Memoirs of Yegor Ligachev by Yegor Ligachev, translated by Catherine A. Fitzpatrick, by Michele A. Berdy, by Dobrochna Dyrcz-Freeman

  • Invitation to a Beheading

    November 5, 1992

    Stalin: Triumph & Tragedy by Dmitri Volkogonov, edited and translated by Harold Shukman

  • Dons of the Don

    July 16, 1992

    The Soviet Mafia by Arkady Vaksberg, translated by John Roberts, translated by Elizabeth Roberts

  • Defending the Faith

    May 14, 1992

    Reflections on Russia by Dmitri S. Likhachev, edited by Nicolai N. Petro, translated by Christina Sever

    Zametki i Nabludeniya: Iz Zapisnikh knizhek razhnikh lyet (Notes and Observations: From Notebooks Over the Years) by Dmitri S. Likhachev

    Bibliographia: Dmitri Sergeyevich Likhachev edited by V. P. Adrionovi-Perets, by M.A. Salminoi et al.

    Glasnost: An Anthology of Russian Literature under Gorbachev edited by Helena Goscilo, edited by Byron Lindsey

    Stikhi iz Tyurmi (Poems From Prison) by Anatoly Lukyanov

    Sleepwalker in a Fog by Tatyana Tolstaya, translated by Jamey Gambrell

  • Dead Souls

    December 19, 1991

    Katyn: The Untold Story of Stalin’s Polish Massacre by Allen Paul

    The August Coup: The Truth and the Lessons by Mikhail Gorbachev

    Gorbachev by Gerd Ruge, translated by Peter Tegel

    Memoirs: The Gorbachev Enigma by Yegor Ligachev

    The Future Belongs to Freedom by Eduard Shevardnadze, translated by Catherine A. Fitzpatrick

    I Hope by Raisa Gorbachev, translated by David Floyd

    Raisa: The 1st First Lady of the Soviet Union by Urda Jürgens

    The Second Russian Revolution Discovery Channel by Brian Lapping Associates a six-part documentary series made for BBC Television and the, produced by Norman Percy

    The Second Russian Revolution: The Struggle for Power in the Kremlin by Angus Roxburgh

    Nizabvayemoe (Unforgettable) by Anna Larina Bukharina

    For a New Russia by Anatoly Sobchak

    Zal Ozhidaniya (The Waiting Room) by Vitaly Korotich

    Khrushchev on Khrushchev: An Inside Account of the Man and His Era by Sergei Khrushchev, edited and translated by William Taubman

    Khrushchev Remembers: The Glasnost Tapes dictated by Nikita Khrushchev, foreword by Strobe Talbott, translated and edited by Jerrold L. Schecter, by Vyacheslav V. Luchkov

    Moscow Circles by Benedict Erofeev, translated by J. R. Dorrell

  • Chaplygin Street Blues

    April 25, 1991
  • Native Son

    February 14, 1991

    Kak nam obustroit’ Rossiya?’ (‘How Shall We Organize Russia?’) 1990, and Literaturnaya Gazeta, September 19, 1990. by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

  • The Struggle for Light

    August 16, 1990

    Memoirs by Andrei Sakharov, translated by Richard Lourie

    Gorki, Moskva, Dalye Vezde (Gorky, Moscow, and Beyond) by Andrei Sakharov

    Trevoga i Nadezhda (Alarm and Hope) by Andrei Sakharov

  • The Communist Party Cut-Up

    May 17, 1990

    Against the Grain: An Autobiography by Boris Yeltsin, translated by Michael Glenny