Books by Jo Durden-Smith

Released: April 24, 1994

"A moving love letter to a country, a people, and a woman, as well as a remarkable record of Russian private life in the midst of yet another revolution."
From British journalist and filmmaker Jo Durden-Smith (Who Killed George Jackson?, 1976), a warm and perceptive memoir of his love affair with Russia and with the woman he married, which began with a casual visit in 1988 to a country he considered ``a black hole on the edge of Europe.'' Russia under Gorbachev was changing, acquiring the trappings of a civil society, and Durden-Smith, who admits that he came ``along for the ride'' with two friends, soon found himself in love. Read full book review >