Second hand Time
Score: 4
From 16 Ratings

Second hand Time


  • Author : Svetlana Alexievich
  • Publisher : Juggernaut Books
  • Release Date : 2016
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9788193237243


Second hand Time Book Description :

Nobel Prize winner Svetlana Alexievich invents a new genre of narrative non-fiction as she writes the life stories of housewives, artists, party workers, students, soldiers, traders, living through a time of political upheaval -- the fall of the Soviet Union and the two decades that followed it....

Second hand Time  PB
Score: 4
From 16 Ratings

Second hand Time PB


  • Author : Svetlana Alexievich
  • Publisher : Juggernaut Books
  • Release Date :
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9789386228697


Second hand Time PB Book Description :

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Secondhand Time
Score: 4
From 16 Ratings

Secondhand Time


  • Author : Svetlana Alexievich
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release Date : 2016-05-24
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780399588815


Secondhand Time Book Description :

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The magnum opus and latest work from Svetlana Alexievich, the 2015 winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature—a symphonic oral history about the disintegration of the Soviet Union and the emergence of a new Russia NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE WASHINGTON POST AND PUBLISHERS WEEKLY • LOS ANGELES TIMES BOOK PRIZE WINNER NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The New York Times • The Washington Post • The Boston Globe • The Wall Street Journal • NPR • Financial Times • Kirkus Reviews When the Swedish Academy awarded Svetlana Alexievich the Nobel Prize, it cited her for inventing “a new kind of literary genre,” describing her work as “a history of emotions—a history of the soul....

Second Hand Time
Score: 4
From 16 Ratings

Second Hand Time


  • Author : Svetlana Alexievich
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2016-05
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1910695114


Second Hand Time Book Description :

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Last Witnesses

Last Witnesses


  • Author : Svetlana Alexievich
  • Publisher : Random House Trade Paperbacks
  • Release Date : 2020-06-16
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780399588761


Last Witnesses Book Description :

"A masterpiece" (The Guardian) from the Nobel Prize-winning writer, an oral history of children's experiences in World War II across Russia NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE WASHINGTON POST For more than three decades, Svetlana Alexievich has been the memory and conscience of the twentieth century. When the Swedish Academy awarded her the Nobel Prize, it cited her for inventing "a new kind of literary genre," describing her work as "a history of emotions . . . a history of the soul." Bringing together dozens of voices in her distinctive style, Last Witnesses is Alexievich's collection of the memories of those who were children during World War II. They had sometimes been soldiers as well as witnesses, and their generation grew up with th...

In Search of the Free Individual

In Search of the Free Individual


  • Author : Svetlana Alexievich
  • Publisher : Cornell University Press
  • Release Date : 2018-01-15
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781501726910


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Last Witnesses
Score: 4
From 4 Ratings

Last Witnesses


  • Author : Svetlana Alexievich
  • Publisher : Penguin Classics
  • Release Date : 2020-07-02
  • Genre: Children
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0141983566


Last Witnesses Book Description :

What did it mean to grow up in the Soviet Union during the Second World War? In the late 1970s, Svetlana Alexievich started interviewing people who had experienced war as children, the generation that survived and had to live with the trauma that would forever change the course of the Russian nation. With remarkable care and empathy, Alexievich gives voice to those whose stories are lost in the official narratives, uncovering a powerful, hidden history of one of the most important events of the twentieth century. Published to great acclaim in the Soviet Union in 1985 and now available in English for the first time, this masterpiece offers a kaleidoscopic portrait of the human consequences of the war - and an extraordinary chronicle of the Russian sou...

The Unwomanly Face of War
Score: 4
From 5 Ratings

The Unwomanly Face of War


  • Author : Svetlana Alexievich
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release Date : 2017-07-25
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780399588730


The Unwomanly Face of War Book Description :

A long-awaited English translation of the groundbreaking oral history of women in World War II across Europe and Russia—from the winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The Washington Post • The Guardian • NPR • The Economist • Milwaukee Journal Sentinel • Kirkus Reviews For more than three decades, Svetlana Alexievich has been the memory and conscience of the twentieth century. When the Swedish Academy awarded her the Nobel Prize, it cited her invention of “a new kind of literary genre,” describing her work as “a history of emotions . . . a history of the soul.” In The Unwomanly Face of War, Alexievich chronicles the experiences of the Soviet women who fought on the front lines, on the h...

The Corpse Walker
Score: 4.5
From 5 Ratings

The Corpse Walker


  • Author : Yiwu Liao
  • Publisher : Anchor
  • Release Date : 2009
  • Genre: Literary Criticism
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780307388377


The Corpse Walker Book Description :

A collection of oral histories reveals the lives of ordinary Chinese men and women, including a professional mourner, a leper, an abbot, a retired government official, and a political prisoner....

Open Heart
Score: 3.5
From 6 Ratings

Open Heart


  • Author : Elie Wiesel
  • Publisher : Schocken
  • Release Date : 2015-09-29
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780805212587


Open Heart Book Description :

The author, at age eighty-two, was told that he needed immediate surgery to clear his blocked arteries. On what he knew might very well be his deathbed, he reflected on his many losses and accomplishments, and on all that remained to be done. Fortunately, he survived the life-threatening heart surgery to turn those reflections into a book which discusses his affection for his family both departed and still living, his aspirations for his writing, and his hope that he improved the world...