As Alexander Solzhenitsyn
once wrote, "the line separating good and evil runs not through states, nor between classes, nor even between political parties, but right through the center of each human heart, and every human heart." That includes you and me.
publishes Gulag Archipelago.
Bookending the sequence are chapters on a meeting that was supposed to take place between Nabokov and Alexander Solzhenitsyn
, but did not.
Eighteen years earlier, Alexander Solzhenitsyn
, a literature Nobelist who served time in the Gulag for criticizing Stalin, offered an identical prognosis in a Harvard speech.
1994: Dissident writer Solzhenitsyn returns Alexander Solzhenitsyn
has flown back to his native Russia after 20 years of exile in the United States.
warned us of the dire consequences living a lie.
was born on 11 December 1918 in Kislovodsk, southern Russia, the son of a man who had once been a Tolstoyan pacifist but later became a loyal officer in the Tsarist army, surviving prolonged frontline action only to die in a shooting accident six months before Solzhenitsyn was born, and leaving behind a young wife who never remarried, bringing up her son alone.
From 1972 to 1974, as Moscow bureau chief for the Los Angeles Times, he reported on the economy and Soviet dissidents, including Alexander Solzhenitsyn
, who was expelled by the government hours after being interviewed by him in 1974.
Peter's square and announced himself as Pope John Paul II, the greatest living Russian novelist Alexander Solzhenitsyn
was living in exile in Cavendish, Vermont.
preacher Billy Graham and Russian novelist Alexander Solzhenitsyn
as well as many leading scientists.
In the former Soviet Union and Eastern Bloc, dissidents like Vaclav Havel and Alexander Solzhenitsyn
served as the focal points of pro-democracy groups which ensured that the ouster of communist regimes and the establishment of democracy took place with relatively little bloodshed.
"Come to work dressed as Alexander Solzhenitsyn
Some favorites include Trinity, by Leon Uris; Winds of War, by Herman Wouk; The Poisonwood Bible, by Barbara King solver; The First Circle and Cancer Ward, by Alexander Solzhenitsyn