The Russian Key book cover on left; on right: “The PEN Pod: Jeri Laber”

The PEN Pod: The Russian Key with Jeri Laber

“The human rights movement now is facing more problems than ever, and it’s more necessary than ever before. We have serious human rights problems in the United States.” More

The Russian Woodpecker

Winner of a Grand Jury Prize at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival, this conspiracy thriller documentary follows eccentric Ukrainian artist Fedor Alexandrovich as he unmasks a Chernobyl disaster cover-up… More

from Kissing the Sword

“Don’t you all constantly claim that you’re opposed to America? Then why has news of the shuttle exploding upset you so much?” She looked at me wide-eyed and said,… More

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