December 29, 2023

Gulag Archipelago Turns 50


Gulag Archipelago Turns 50

Fifty years ago today, in 1973, The Gulag Archipelago was published. It was an exhaustive, horrific chronicle of the horrors of the Stalinist terror machine. And a book that still evokes controversy, perhaps because of the echoes with modern trends to totalitarianism in Russia.

It's a good time to go back and read this exclusive interview {digital subscription required} we did with Alexander Solzhenitsyn's wife, Natalaya, in 2008, just 3 months before his death.

We also did a rather extensive biography of Solzhenitsyn in 1997, on the occasion of his return to Russia and his cross-country tour. {digital subscription required)

 

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