Books by Anne Applebaum

IRON CURTAIN by Anne Applebaum
HISTORY
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
CURRENT AFFAIRS
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 >
BETWEEN EAST AND WEST by Anne Applebaum
NATURE & TRAVEL
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 >