Books by Arkady Vaksberg

STALIN AGAINST THE JEWS by Arkady Vaksberg
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 22, 1994

"One hopes that a more comprehensive and comprehensible retelling of this story will become available soon."
Given the importance of its subject, relatively unexplored, and the talents of its author (The Prosecutor, 1991), this must be judged a major disappointment. Read full book review >
NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 24, 1992

"Nonetheless, he presents an engrossing examination of a phenomenon that may lie at the heart of the failure of Soviet Communism. (Twelve pages of b&w photographs—not seen.)"
In an absorbing but not really shocking (despite its subtitle) account, investigative journalist Vaksberg (The Prosecutor, p. 39), reveals the ``Soviet mafia''—the criminal network that, with the connivance of high-level Communist party and Soviet officials, has corrupted Soviet society, plundered its economy, and perpetrated crimes against individuals. Read full book review >