Books by Anne Applebaum

RED FAMINE by Anne Applebaum
Released: Oct. 10, 2017

"An authoritative history of national strife from a highly knowledgeable guide."
A new history of Stalin's oppressive regime, which led to the death by starvation of nearly 4 million Ukrainians between 1931 and 1934. Read full book review >
Released: Nov. 27, 2012

"A dark but hopeful chronicle that shows how even humanity's worst can fracture and fall."
A Pulitzer Prize-winning author returns with the story of those dark decades in Eastern Europe when the Soviet Union slammed the prison doors on people, cultures and countries. Read full book review >
GULAG by Anne Applebaum
Released: April 15, 2003

"Extraordinary in its range and lucidity: a most welcome companion to Bernard-Henri Levi's Barbarism With a Human Face, Robert Conquest's The Great Terror, and, of course, Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn's Gulag Archipelago."
A searing, engrossing history of the most extensive, longest-lived experiment in "rationalized evil" the world has ever known. Read full book review >
Released: Oct. 28, 1994

"The decor may be Soviet drab and mildew, but the book is intelligent, evocative, filled with vivid characterization and an understanding of the history of the area."
A journey through middle Europe, from the Baltic to the Black Sea, of which George Orwell would have been proud, if he had extended his own travels from the Road to Wigan Pier to Minsk. Read full book review >