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Detail from the cover of Gessen's 2017 book "The Future Is History"

John W. Kluge Lecture

Democracy and Imagination

Masha Gessen is a journalist and the author of ten books of nonfiction, most recently The Future Is History: How Totalitarianism Reclaimed Russia, which won the 2017 National Book Award for Nonfiction and was recently translated into German (Suhrkamp Verlag, 2018). Gessen is also the author of the national bestseller The Man Without a Face: The Unlikely Rise of Vladimir Putin (2012). Gessen is a staff writer at the New Yorker and a national fellow with New America Foundation.

27 Nov 18
Nonfiction & Journalism
19:30 - 21:00
American Academy in Berlin
Am Sandwerder 17-19
14109 Berlin-Wannsee
—Wheelchair accessible—
Speaker: Masha Gessen

This event took place on November 27, 2018.

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