Guest: Caress Schenk on Why Control Immigration? Strategic Uses of Migration Management in Russia published by University of Toronto Press.
Guest: Jeff Sahadeo on Voices from the Soviet Edge: Southern Migrants in Leningrad and Moscow published by Cornell University Press.
Alissa Klots on domestic service and aging in the USSR.
Guest: Edyta Bojanowska on A World of Empires: The Russian Voyage of the Frigate Pallada published by Harvard University Press.
Partial transcript of my interview with Katherine Reischl on the intersection of photography and Russian literature.
Guest: Tricia Starks on Smoking under the Tsars: A History of Tobacco in Imperial Russia published by Cornell University Press.
Guest: Lesley Chamberlain on The Arc of Utopia: The Beautiful Story of the Russian Revolution published by Reaktion Books.
Guest: Victoria Smolkin on A Sacred Space Is Never Empty: A History of Soviet Atheism published by Princeton University Press.
Guest: Bryon MacWilliams on With Light Steam: A Personal Journey through the Russian Baths was published by Northern Illinois University Press.