Michael Scammell

Michael Scammell is the author of biographies of Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn and Arthur Koestler, and has translated many books from Russian. He is now working on a memoir. (April 2016)

The Master Returns—or Does He?

The Master Returns—or Does He?

Apricot Jam and Other Stories

by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, translated from the Russian by Kenneth Lantz and Stephan Solzhenitsyn

December 8, 2011 issue

Circles of Hell

Circles of Hell

Voices from the Gulag

edited by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn and translated from the Russian by Kenneth Lantz

Gulag Voices: An Anthology

edited by Anne Applebaum

The Victims Return: Survivors of the Gulag After Stalin

by Stephen F. Cohen

Gulag Boss: A Soviet Memoir

by Fyodor Vasilevich Mochulsky, translated from the Russian and edited by Deborah Kaple

April 28, 2011 issue

Loyal Toward Reality

Loyal Toward Reality

A Book of Luminous Things: An International Anthology of Poetry

edited and with an introduction by Czeslaw Milosz

Mysticism for Beginners

by Adam Zagajewski

Two Cities: On Exile, History, and the Imagination

by Adam Zagajewski

Winter Dialogue

by Tomas Venclova, translated by Diana Senechal

September 24, 1998 issue

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