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- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 18.95
The Gulag--a vast array of Soviet concentration camps that held millions of political and criminal prisoners--was a system of repression and punishment that terrorized the entire society, embodying the worst tendencies of Soviet communism. In this magisterial and acclaimed history, Anne Applebaum offers the first fully documented portrait of the Gulag,... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 17.95
In the long-awaited follow-up to her Pulitzer Prize-winning Gulag , acclaimed journalist Anne Applebaum delivers a groundbreaking history of how Communism took over Eastern Europe after World War II and transformed in frightening fashion the individuals who came under its sway. At the end of World War II, the Soviet Union to its surprise and delight... more...
- McClelland & Stewart 2012; US$ 22.00
At the end of WWII, the Soviet Union, to its surprise and delight, found itself in control of a huge swath of territory in Central Europe. It set out to convert a dozen radically different countries to a completely new political and moral system, Communism. Iron Curtain describes how the communist regimes of Eastern Europe were created, and what... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2012; US$ 20.78
This landmark book uncovers for the first time in detail one of the greatest horrors of the twentieth century: the vast system of Soviet camps that were responsible for the deaths of countless millions. Gulag is the only major history in any language to draw together the mass of memoirs and writings on the Soviet camps that have been published in... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2012; US$ 15.98
At the end of the Second World War, the Soviet Union unexpectedly found itself in control of a huge swathe of territory in Eastern Europe. Stalin and his secret police set out to convert a dozen radically different countries to a completely new political and moral system: communism. In Iron Curtain, Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Anne Applebaum... more...
- Grasset 2014; Not Available
Il y a deux manières de renouveler l?Histoire : poser de nouvelles questions sur des sujets apparemment rebattus et trouver de nouveaux documents ou de nouveaux témoins. Dans ce livre magistral, Anne Applebaum accomplit les deux. S?interrogeant sur le « Haut Stalinisme » (1944-1956), soit les douze années de soviétisation de l?ancien Lebensraum ... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2015; US$ 20.78
A vivid and human glimpse into Europe's borderlands as they emerged from Soviet rule - back in print after nearly 20 years 'In this superb book, in which one senses the spirit of Franz Kafka and Bruno Schulz, the dramatic world of the Eastern borderlands comes to life' Ryszard Kapuscinski As Europe's borderlands emerged from Soviet rule, Anne... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2014; US$ 15.98
A mesmerising, chilling close-up portrayal of Stalin from Milovan Djilas, a Communist insider - with an introduction from Anne Applebaum, author of Gulag and Iron Curtain This extraordinarily vivid and unnerving book three meetings held with Stalin during and after the Second World War. Djilas brilliantly describes the dictator in his lair -... more...
- Melville House 2011; US$ 14.95
A vivid account of growing up poor, rebellious, and anti-Fascist in Nazi Germany What?s to Become of the Boy? is a spirited, insightful, and wonderfully sympathetic memoir about life during wartime written with the characteristic brilliance by one of the 20th-century?s most celebrated authors. It is both an essential autobiography of the Nobel... more...
- Chronicle Books LLC 2012; US$ 30.99
With more than 150 splendid photographs, headnotes that illuminate Poland's vibrant food culture, and more than 90 recipes for classic and contemporary Polish food, this unique and fascinating cookbook brings an ignored cuisine to light. Pulitzer Prize-winner Anne Applebaum has lived in Poland since before the fall of communism, and this cookbook?nourished... more...