In Answer to Solzhenitsyn

Letter to the Soviet Leaders

by Alexander Solzhenitsyn, translated by Hilary Sternberg
Solzhenitsyn sent his letter to the Soviet leaders on September 5, 1973. Soon after he was deported from the USSR, it was published abroad, and excerpts were read over the radio. I believe it to be very important that this statement by an author of such indisputable world-wide prestige—a statement …

How I Came to Dissent

In giving autobiographical information, I hope to put an end to false rumors with respect to facts which have frequently been misrepresented in the press, because of ignorance or sensationalism. I was born in 1921 in Moscow, into a cultured and close family. My father was a teacher of physics …