Guest: Leah Goldman on censorship and collaboration in the production of Late Stalinist classical music.
Guest: Elissa Bemporad on Legacy of Blood: Jews, Pogroms, and Ritual Murder in the Lands of the Soviets published by Oxford University Press.
Guest: Eliot Borenstein on Plots Against Russia: Conspiracy and Fantasy after Socialism published by Cornell University Press.
Guest: Aliide Naylor on The Shadow in the East: Vladimir Putin and the New Baltic Front published by Bloomsbury.
Guest: David Rainbow on Ideologies of Race: Imperial Russia and the Soviet Union in Global Context published by McGill-Queen’s University Press.
John Davis on Russia in the Time of Cholera: Disease under Romanovs and Soviets published by Bloomsbury.
Bella Grigoryan on Noble Subjects: The Russian Novel and the Gentry, 1762-1861 published by Northern Illinois University Press.
Guest: Edyta Bojanowska on A World of Empires: The Russian Voyage of the Frigate Pallada published by Harvard University Press.
Guest: Tobie Mathew on Greetings From The Barricades: Revolutionary Postcards in Imperial Russia published by Four Corners Books.
Guest: Katherine Reischl on Photographic Literacy: Cameras in the Hands of Russian Authors published by Cornell University Press.
Partial transcript of my interview with Katherine Reischl on the intersection of photography and Russian literature.