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A Wealth of Literature

Author: Paul E. Richardson


May/June 2012
Under Review
Page 62   ( 2 pages)


Summary: Our review shelves were overloaded this month, necessitating more and shorter reviews. There is both great fiction (Scar, by the Dyachenkos; The Twelve Chairs, by Ilf & Petrov; The Time of Women, by Elena Chizhova; 50 Writers) and non-fiction including two Putin-focused histories and a remarkable look inside Soviet era labor camps.


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